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First Covid-19 home-testing kit approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorisation for the first Covid-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home.  “Lucira Health’s

Covid’s impact on acute eye services and small-gauge vitrectomy concerns

The impact of Covid policies on acute ophthalmology services - Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Louisa Wickham et al  Eye (Lond), 2020 Jul...

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...

ODOB: Return to Alert Level 1

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (6 Oct 2020) As you will be...

ODOB: Covid-19 levels update 21/09/2020

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (21 Sept 2020) As you will be...

Ocular manifestations in Covid-19 children examined

More than 20% of children examined in Wuhan with confirmed Covid-19 showed various ocular manifestations, a new study shows.   In the cross-sectional study, researchers investigated main

ODOB: Covid-19 levels update

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB)  FROM THE ODOB BOARD Following on from the Board’s...

Collecting Covid-19 frontline lessons

Voice memos from health workers around the world are being collected via a private WhatsApp chat group to capture their experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Polaroid face shields

Safilo eyewear brand Polaroid has launched a #StaySafe collection of face shields for certified professional and private use.

Free Covid-19 information for Kiwis

A sponsored data partnership between the Ministry of Health (MoH) and mobile network operators Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees ensures Kiwis won’t incur mobile...

ODOB: Return to Covid-19 levels update

The following is an announcement from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) regarding the move to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 (Auckland) and...

Moorfields online!

The UK’s Moorfields Eye Hospital has rolled out an ambitious digital programme to give patients access to vital eye care without travelling to hospital.  Following...

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