Faricimad for DMO completes phase III trials

Two global phase III studies reported positive topline results confirming the efficacy and safety of faricimab for people living with diabetic macular...

Apple glasses dim real world brightness

Apple has applied for a new head-mounted display system patent for a technology called, Display System with Localised Optical Adjustments, which can adjust...

Efforts to reduce preventable blindness fall short

Global prevalence of avoidable vision impairment and blindness in adults aged 50 years and older did not change between 2010 and 2019, suggesting the World...

Dry eye champion promoted

Associate Professor Jennifer Craig, head of the Ocular Surface Laboratory (OSL) at the University of Auckland and a leading, international dry eye researcher,...

Blind Foundation’s new chair

After nine years as chair and 11 years on the board, Rick Hoskin is retiring from the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s board.   Acknowledging...

MiSight: 2020 innovation

Coopervision’s MiSight 1-day contact lens has been awarded the 2020 Popular Science: Best of What’s New Award in the health category.   The US’ Popular...

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

Omega-3 benefits AMD risk subjects

A new study supports the importance of essential fatty acids as an independent, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) risk factor for children of parents...

Iconic New York City eyewear

Moscot has launched a new collection, including six new optical and sunglass styles. Designed in the Big Apple by fifth generation chief designer Zack...

Ocular surface disease: a lifestyle epidemic

The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) has announced the launch of its next global workshop, ‘A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease’.   "The...

AR CL moves closer to reality

Invisible computing pioneer Mojo Vision, developer of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) contact lens has partnered with contact lens manufacturer Menicon.   The...

Fresh fashion icons

Ogi’s Seraphin has released a new capsule collection, Shimmer, offering five contemporary, elegant styles – think Breakfast at Tiffany’s – showcasing the...

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