Eye health win from 5G starter fund

Eye health won big in this year’s edition of the Spark 5G Starter Fund challenge, with oDocs Eye Care and Objective Acuity securing a share of $625,000...

APTOS 2020: AI and teleophthalmology

Featuring top-notch speakers from Korea and around the world, the Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society (APTOS) 2020 online, one-day conference on 12...

Glaucoma ocular implant clears phase I hurdle

Australian biopharmaceutical company PolyActiva announced it has successfully completed its Phase I clinical study on its lead glaucoma treatment candidate,...

Quick pupil test for concussion?

US researchers suggest measurable pupillary light reflex (PLR) metrics are enhanced in adolescent sport-related concussion and may serve as a fast, portable,...

Sleeping late risk for myopia?

Children who go to sleep late are more susceptible to both myopia onset and progression, a new study has found.   “Sleeping late and waking up late, along...

Stars and their eyes… Jennifer Aniston

Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston suffers from dry eye disease, admitting she was “addicted to eye drops” and has trouble reading scripts due to dry,...

CLs for glaucoma treatment

San Diego-based Leo Lens Pharma has developed a therapeutic contact lens (CL) for continuous delivery of bimatoprost to reduce elevated intraocular pressure...

Masks may cause endophthalmitis warning

Israeli researchers have warned that patients who wear face masks during intravitreal injections may be at a higher risk of endophthalmitis.

Introducing the Eyestar 900

Switzerland-based medical device company Haag Streit’s new swept-source precision optical coherence tomographer (OCT) the Eyestar 900 is heading downunder....

GNZ strengthens team

Glaucoma New Zealand (GNZ) has appointed Pippa Martin as its new general manager.

Essilor unveils new myopia lens

Essilor’s new Stellest lens slows down myopia progression in children by more than 60%, the company reported, unveiling the results of its one-year trial...

CLs for ocular drug delivery?

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney and Uka Tarsadia University in India have joined forces to investigate the potential...

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