Seeing red about blue light?

“Blue light damages your eyes,” trumpets the media. Overnight Instagram influencers dazzle in impossibly gorgeous selfies in impossibly magnificent locations,...

Save Sight 2019: Eyecare’s horizon

The annual New Zealand Save Sight Society Conference was held in the country’s capital on one of its finest days this August. As always, the meeting was...

Teamwork and a touching tribute

Dr Samantha Simkin reports on a thoroughly nice SOE congress in Nice…The 2019 Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) opened in the beautiful...

NACBO 2019: Brain snap

The Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO) hosted its annual national scientific meeting (NACBO) in mid-July, just before the inaugural...

Inspiring co-management with Re:Vision

Re:Vision held its first ever co-management optometry conference at its purpose-built clinic in Mount Wellington, Auckland. Morning breakfast bites were...

Opinion: When steroids are not the answer

Here’s the thing many people don’t realise - dry eye is almost universally evaporative regardless of its cause. Even the rare aqueous deficient dry eye...

AM for severe dry eye?

Despite different underlying pathogenic processes, inflammation is a common denominator in dry eye disease (DED), which in turn promotes further damage...

Dry eye in practice - does it work?

I set up a new independent optometry practice earlier this year. I knew that it wasn’t going to be easy, but I was confident my clinical experience, business...

Dry eye: an originalist perspective

Virtually all patients encounter streams of salty water coursing down their cheeks early in life and don’t realise they have more than one type of tears....

Dry eye: the New Zealand impact

It’s been full steam ahead for the Ocular Surface Laboratory (OSL) this year in the wake of TFOS DEWS II, ably assisted by Dr Alex Muntz, who joined the...

The role of inflammation in dry eye

Inflammation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of dry eye disease (DED)1,2, most notably in conditions such as Sjögren’s syndrome. However, in meibomian...

TFOS DEWS II: two years on…

In the two years since the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society second Dry Eye Workshop (TFOS DEWS II) reports were published, most would agree that dry...

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