Assessing the latest research in myopia control

What a turbulent year 2020 has been for health! We have bravely rallied against invisible viral pathogens, survived the eczema-inducing deluge of alcohol-based...

Is UGH syndrome still relevant in 2020?

Uveitis-glaucoma-hyphaema (UGH) syndrome is a late, postoperative complication traditionally associated with implantation of anterior chamber (AC) intraocular...

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...

Battling for better eye care in NZ

Hamilton-based ophthalmologist and Auckland University senior lecturer Dr James McKelvie is leading the charge, together with several of his ophthalmology...

Chalkeyes presents... Adapting to the ‘dark side'

The 'dark side' always adds a bit of spice to things in movies and books; the bogey man's been with us forever in a fairly harmless way and for my part...

Bionic eyes: no longer science fiction

Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of interest in ‘bionic eyes’, with companies in different parts of the world using different approaches...

Meet the… Fred Hollows’ optometrist

New Zealand optometrist Clare Luoni is Fred Hollows’ workforce and academic manager. Based at the Pacific Eye Institute, Susanne Bradley asked her about...

Window displays: capturing that first look

Often half the battle in securing sales in the optometry game comes down to capturing customer attention and physically getting them in the door, so the...

YouTube: how to make your first video

In my first article*, I discussed why and how you can use video to promote your practice. But how do you actually go about making your first video? Well,...

Vivity unveiled virtually

Alcon launched their new Vivity intraocular lens (IOL) to New Zealand ophthalmologists in a virtual event on 24 September. There has been a lot of excitement...

Kiwi to chair next TFOS workshop

Associate Professor Jennifer Craig, head of the Ocular Surface Laboratory at the University of Auckland, has been named as the new chair of the highly...

MD: threatening Kiwis’ favourite views

A picture of Hooker Lake in Canterbury has won New Zealand’s most beautiful view in the Macular Degeneration New Zealand (MDNZ) competition designed to...

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