Risks of topical ocular antibiotics and corticosteroids

Topical corticosteroids, first introduced in ophthalmology in the 1950s, play a paramount role in the management of a variety of inflammatory ocular conditions including uncomplicated anterior uveitis, control of post-surgical inflammation, prophylaxis and corneal allograft rejection treatment, stromal and endothelial herpes simplex keratitis, as per the Herpetic Eye Disease Study (HEDS), and occasionally aspects of keratoconjunctivitis sicca...

Dr Dianne Sharp: regarding the retina

Well-known champion of retina disease patients Dr Dianne Sharp is retiring. So we asked our optometrist writer Louise Wood to find out how it all came...

Celebrating excellence in eye research

The University of Auckland’s 2021 Excellence in Ophthalmology and Vision Research awards evening was a celebratory affair, especially given the cancellation...

Celebrating orthoptists’ shared care

This year’s worldwide celebration of orthoptics is approaching, with 21 member countries of the International Orthoptic Association planning to promote...

Business planning – a must have for every retail practice!

All practices should have a business plan, which for small or medium-sized practices could be as simple as a one-page document. A larger and more complex...

Full house for EI seminar

Eye Institute’s first Auckland optometry evening seminar for 2021 attracted more than 170 eyecare professionals to the Orakei Bay conference centre in...

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