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Forty years of innovation at Brien Holden Vision Institute

 

Brien Holden Vision Institute is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The Institute’s leaders therefore took the opportunity to reflect on their past accomplishments and lift the veil on their future initiatives.

 

Established in 1973 under the name of Optometric Vision Research Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute contributed to some of the most important breakthroughs in the optical industry in the last few decades. At the same time, the Institute generated $30 billion in revenues for the industry, according to its leaders.

 

The most significant advances are the development of the first soft toric lenses in the 1970s and the silicone hydrogel lens invention in the 1980s.

 

But the story doesn’t end there, according to the company’s CEO, professor Brien Holden. “We will continue to progress our work towards the optimal correction of vision, and the early detection and diagnosis of eye disease and general health conditions affecting the eye, through advanced, innovative and affordable product development,” he said at a recent business meeting in China.

 

Upcoming developments include a retinal imaging camera, a cost-effective solution to help in the early, automatic diagnosis of blinding eye disease, and a device called NODe. This device will assess neurological function and dysfunction by assessing and measuring eye movements.


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http://www.brienholdenvision.org/media-centre/latest-news/923-50-years-in-optometry-40-years-of-innovation-professor-brien-holden-reflects.html

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