9 December 2011
Advancing Optometry Worldwide, the World Council of Optometrys next international conference, will be held in Chicago, USA, from Sunday 24 June to Tuesday 26 June 2012.
24 November 2011
Australias optometry patients will have better and cheaper access to eye-drops and ointment for a variety of ocular conditions after six more ophthalmic drugs were listed for prescription by optometrists through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
8 November 2011
3 November 2011
Yigal Gutman has stepped down from the WCOs Governing Board after 15 years of service to the organisation.
31 October 2011
The spotlight was on vision in sport at a one-day conference at the Bharati Vidyapeeth Universitys School of Optometry in Pune, India, in October 2011.
31 October 2011
VOSH/International handed out awards to two of its members at its annual meeting in October to recognise their outstanding contribution to eye care in underserved populations.
25 October 2011
World Sight Day was celebrated in October in a bid to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of visually impaired people.
11 October 2011
Australian Professor, Brien Holden, and South African Professor, Kovin Naidoo, are recognised as global four-star generals in the war on avoidable blindness and vision impairment in developing communities.
27 September 2011
It?s an exciting time to be involved in the world of primary eye care in Latin America this week. The International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE) launches the Spanish Refraction Manual.
19 September 2011
The World Council of Optometry has today announced its next world conference - Advancing Optometry Worldwide - set to take place in Chicago (USA) from 24 - 26 June 2012.