Developing a virtual patient

Auckland University’s School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) is developing a virtual patient with pre-programmed ocular disorders for students to...

Myopia control 2020: where we are

A new open access literature analysis, Myopia Control 2020: Where are we and where are we heading? discusses a range of critically evaluated safety and...

AI for AMD

A new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developed by researchers at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) can rapidly and accurately...

Eplerenone found to have “no benefit’

UK researchers have found that Eplerenone, a drug used widely to treat central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR), has “no benefit” and should no longer be...

Dry eye webinars

ESW Vision is hosting a series of virtual dry eye seminars featuring three international speakers: New Zealand’s Associate Professor Jennifer Craig, vice...

A virtual dive into systemic diseases…

Due to the government’s Alert Level 3 restrictions, Eye Institute’s first 2020 seminar in the middle of May became a virtual affair, attracting nearly...

Teleophthalmology tech goes global

As Covid-19 takes centre stage in global healthcare, specialist health departments around the world are already experiencing major patient backlogs. In...

More events postponed

Events continue to be cancelled and postponed, most often by a year, as the pandemic continues to take its toll on the business and education world.

ONZ offers support

This unprecedented time has seen all eye care organisations step up to look after members. Ophthalmology New Zealand (ONZ) is no exception providing a...

Virtual hospital rounds?

Australian-listed medtech firm Oneview Healthcare has launched a virtual hospital rounds and visits solution to minimise risks for patients and clinicians...

Covid-19 app for health workers

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has released a new mobile app, Âwhina, designed to help health workers access the information they need about Covid-19.“For...

Eye care in the Budget!

The government has finally committed some funding to its coalition partner, New Zealand First’s 2017 election promise to provide free eye health checks...

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