RANZCO on dyslexia – it’s not in the eyes

Dyslexia is not a vision problem but a language-processing disorder, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and the...

NDDs and vision anomalies

A Spanish study investigating the relationship between visual problems and neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), such as dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity...

OptiLight secures FDA approval

Lumenis has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) De Novo authorisation for its newest intense pulsed light (IPL) device OptiLight, designed...

Lower BP linked to glaucoma

A retrospective study of 7,501 eyes has shown that lower blood pressure is associated with faster rates of retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) loss.

Quickest way to the heart? Through the eye

Researchers from the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health in the US have shown it may be possible to detect heart disease using retinal optical...

OCT scanning by robot

Engineers and ophthalmologists at Duke University in North Carolina, US, have developed a robotic optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that scans...

Stars and their eyes… Stephen Curry

American basketball superstar Stephen Curry, aged 33, has keratoconus. The Golden State Warriors legend, considered one of the greatest three-point shooters...

Mandatory jabs for allied health professionals

It is now expected that optometrists, dispensing opticians and supporting staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 December 2021 and receive...

Classics and quirkiness awarded

The New York-based Accessories Council marked its third-annual Design Excellence Awards with a virtual ceremony honouring brands for their ‘outstanding’...

Eye meds database goes live

A new online database allows eyecare professionals to search ophthalmic drug information and includes a dosage calculator based on patient weight.

Promising photobiomodulation pilot for AMD

A pilot study of LumiThera’s Valeda Light Delivery System, a photobiomodulation (PBM) device, for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration...

Glaukos boosts iStent platform

Glaukos has filed a supplemental pre-market approval application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iStent Infinite trabecular micro-bypass...

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