Neovascular glaucoma

Neovascular glaucoma (NVG) is a glaucoma that develops secondary to ischaemic retinal vascular disease. It is characterised by anterior segment neovascularisation...

Case study: There was an old lady who fly sprayed her eye…

A peculiar case of corneal oedema in an elderly patient, highlighting the importance of obtaining collateral history when there’s no obvious cause.

Open for business: next steps for employers

You could be forgiven for thinking that New Zealand’s transition from the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown meant complex Covid-19 related employment scenarios...

Style eyes: Managing the move to multifocals

I walked into my last optical appointment prepared to hear the same thing I’d heard the previous decade’s worth of visits, “Your vision is stable. Things...

Chalkeyes presents… A fresh look

For years now, some personal style services have been swallowed up by the Starbucks theory that sameness is best. With the growing trend towards franchised...

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus

Herpes zoster (shingles) represents reactivation of latent herpes zoster virus in individuals with previous chickenpox infection. It occurs in one in three...

Optometry in the time of coronavirus

Excuse the bad pun, but I feel this famous Gabriel Garcia Marquez title contextualises our collective position in the midst of calamity. It is all we hear...

A Covid-19 experience: Watching a tsunami from afar

We are all spectators in life. I love sport and enjoy watching almost anything competitive. Through the years I’ve been fortunate enough to see live, the...

Covid-19: What about our patients?

In a very short space of time we have plunged into the unknown. Overnight our daily vocabulary has transformed to include Covid-19, PPE, ‘flattening the...

The lockdown diaries (a fictional Covid-19 experience)

A lighter look from a fictional optometrist’s perspective of the Covid-19 lockdown experience...

Inspiring Māori into optometry

Increasing the number of Māori entering eye health professions is the aim of a collaboration between the University of Auckland School of Vision Science...

You’re never too old to have a vision

At last, after 4,000 generations of farmers plus one speechwriter, there's someone in our family working in the field of optical dispensing.

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