The Australian optical industry has come out in support of the second edition of O-Show, which was held in Melbourne in July. At ODMA we believe in Australian run Events for the Australian industry = events for the industry by the industry. Robert Sparkes Chairman of ODMA says “We have been delighted with the look […]
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ODMA and Optometry Victoria have announced the most significant change to the optometric conferences and events landscape in Australia for many years. The two market leaders in optics education and events have joined forces to launch O=MEGA19, a biennial event which will be the largest education, eye care and eyewear event ever seen in Australia. […]
There are many things to see and do at this years OSHOW in Melbourne, and we are looking forward to a presentation by Vivienne Forbes from Social Ties on Social Media for our industry. Vivienne will discuss how the Social Media landscape changes daily, and everywhere we turn there is new information, stories on “fake […]
You have to be impressed with the abilities of some animals eyes. We thought we would share with you some of the coolest and strangest eyes in the animal kingdom. This is a good one to share with your kids too.
The invention of eyewear cannot be attributed to a particular person. As early as 700BC, ancient Assyrians, Egyptians, Babylonians, Romans and Greeks were using different objects for magnification. For example, according to Glasses Crafter an eyewear company, ancient Assyrians used polished crystal while ancient Romans and Greeks filled glass spheres with water. Pictured is The […]
How many people know that if you shower in contact lenses, a harmful organism called acanthamoeba that lives in the domestic water supply can get stuck behind the lens? Swimming and even showering in lenses is an ‘absolute no-no’, it lives in the domestic water supply, and if you shower or swim in contact lenses […]
Please make note of this, on Thursday the 26th of October 2017 a new safety standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles came into effect. From 1 July 2019 suppliers must only comply with the requirements in the new standard, known as ‘Consumer Goods (Sunglasses and Fashion Spectacles) Safety Standard . Please click here to read and […]