Empathy: magic glue for the hybrid shopper

Can you remember life before Uber Eats? Or a time before you could split a restaurant bill with your mate on a banking app or order a piping-hot coffee as you walk through the Koru lounge while you wait to board your plane? The pandemic has catalysed new customer and employee behaviours and retailers need to change with them, writes Juanita Neville-Te Rito. 

Style, health and sustainability rock summer 2022

After a tricky couple of years of pandemic-inspired downturn, the sun is shining on the world of sunglass sales. According to a recent report by Mordor...

Improving the provision of cataract surgery demands disruptive change

Across high-income countries, cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures, improving vision and quality of life, slowing...

A rare but profound cause of corneal thinning

A 37-year-old male was noted to have decreased visual acuity (VA) in his left eye during a routine optometry exam. His previous medical and ocular history...

Myopia’s moment in the sun

Myopia is one of the most common eye disorders and its prevalence is increasing worldwide, including in Australia and New Zealand. The condition’s refractive...

Screen time: the IOA virtual congress

This was the first International Orthoptics Association (IOA) annual congress to be held entirely virtually. Although it was a shame not to be able to...

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