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Candidates announced for the Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALAF)

Candidates announced for the Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships (ALAF)

BrienHoldenIVI announced the successful candidates for the ALAF round 13 of the Optometry Faculty Development Program scheduled for August 12-20, 2013 in Sydney. The program is anchored by the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney with support from IVI.

  • Ms Jayarajini, Sri Ramachandra University & Research Institute, Chennai
  • Ms Jyothi Thomas, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
  • Mr Kartheek Kumar Sangewar, Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
  • Mr Nirav Kumar Mehta, Hari Jyot College of Optometry, Navsari
  • Mr Shyam Sunder Tummanapalli, Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

Australia Awards Fellowships aim to develop leadership, address priority regional development issues and build partnerships and links between Australian organisations and their partner organisations in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East.

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Colorfornia – An electric new range on sunglasses from OPIUM Eyewear

Colorfornia – An electric new range on sunglasses from OPIUM Eyewear

OPIUM Colorfornia

colorfornia-presentation-2A palette of 26 personalities has been created for Colorfornia. Each piece is inspired by the magnificent colours of every individual’s aura, and the wayfarers, in its translucent shades, give the wearer an understated edginess. Each colour has been inspired by hues of different personalities of individuals.

Mr. Amitabh Bachchan is seen sporting OPIUM Colorfornia in Kaun Banega Crorepati Promo

 

 

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Titan Eye Plus launches its online eye testing facility in regional languages

Titan Eye Plus launches its online eye testing facility in regional languages

titanTitan Eye Plus, the optical chain from Titan Industries Ltd, has introduced its self-administered online vision test facility ‘Vision Check’, in 7 regional languages.

This tool at www.titaneyeplus.com includes a general screening test and establishes the need for vision correction for the participant if required. Launched in October 2012 on World Sight Day, the facility was available only in English language so far.

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29 Low Vision Awareness Program from India Vision Institute (IVI)

29 Low Vision Awareness Program from India Vision Institute (IVI)

IVI-News-Letter---May-2013-3India Vision Institute (IVI) in collaboration with LVPEI, organized a day long Low Vision Awareness Program (LAP) on 12 April 2013 at LVPEI. Over 50 practitioners and students attended this program involving a series of lectures and panel discussions, followed by a hands-on session on the various devices used for examining low vision patients. Owing to the success of the program, this was the third time that IVI conducted the LAP program with LVPEI.

IVI provided 10 registration scholarships to students from various educational institutes in Hyderabad including University of Hyderabad, Sarojini Devi Optometry School and Pushpagiri Eye Institute to participate in this program.

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