Retinoids offer hope for inherited blindness

US researchers treated mice with synthetic retinoids, partially restoring visually responsive neurons in the primary visual cortex, indicating the adult brain has the potential to recover from inherited blindness.

Getting granular on granular dystrophies

The first corneal dystrophies were recorded 130 years ago by the German ophthalmologist Professor Arthur Groenouw. They are described as bilateral, symmetrical...

Re:Vision Co-Management conference

With the emphasis on ophthalmology supporting optometry to co-manage patients, Re:Vision partners Drs Trevor Gray and Mo Ziaei pulled together a lineup...

2022 Save Sight Society Symposium

Zealong Tea Estate in Hamilton was a picturesque venue for this year’s Save Sight Society Symposium. Three years in the making, conference organisers were...

SCC 2022 – an education masterclass

Live from Specsavers headquarters in Port Douglas, Melbourne, SCC 2022 focused on the frontiers between optometry and ophthalmology and how a collaborative...

Reframing sustainable optometry

UK independent optometrist Simon Berry is on a sustainability crusade. After years of research, he decided to share practical ways for DOs and optoms to...

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