Carrying on, despite Covid!

Invercargill-based ophthalmologist Dr Nic Johnston recorded a Kiwi first in the last lockdown, becoming the first eye care professional to be trained and...

oDocs: 5G Starter Fund finalist

Selected from more than 200 entries, eye care technology social enterprise oDocs Eye Care is one of eight finalists in the Spark 5G Starter Fund challenge.The...

Connecting orthoptists virtually

Orthoptics Australia (OA) is hosting a virtual weekend of learning, Connected as far as the eye can see, from 14-15 November 2020. The two-day event will...

Save Sight Society meeting is on!

After a long absence of live events, the ophthalmic industry has welcomed the news that the 2020 Save Sight Society symposium is on.

Understanding enucleation

Melbourne’s Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital has partnered with the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) and other leading eye care institutions, including the...

Bausch, BHVI to collaborate on new myopia lens

Bausch Health’s global eye health division, Bausch and Lomb, has signed an exclusive license to develop Brien Holden Vision Institute’s (BHVI) myopia control...

Retina vein width key to Covid-19 management?

Researchers have found what may be a direct link between the diameter of retinal veins and the severity of Covid-19, suggesting measuring retinal veins could form...

Monitoring glaucoma at home

Researchers from City, University of London have reported strong adherence and high accuracy for their home glaucoma monitoring test, adding to a growing body...

Study shows importance of tackling myopia early

A 12-year study has shown early onset myopia is strongly associated with high myopia risk in adulthood and delaying onset substantially reduces the risks,...

CBS in children and young adults

Characterised by visual hallucinations secondary to sight loss, Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is typically associated with elderly patients, given age...

Stars and their eyes… celebrity MasterChef Amar Latif

British TV personality Amar Latif is the first blind contestant in the UK’s 2020 Celebrity Masterchef. Born in 1974, Latif was diagnosed early with retinitis...

Anxiety to glaucoma

Researchers from Duke University in North Carolina have showed that glaucoma suspects with a history of anxiety were more likely to develop glaucoma.

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