Vitamin D and Omega-3: little effect on AMD

A long-term, large US study has found that vitamin D and omega-3 supplements have little effect on the development and progression of age-related macular...

GNZ symposium: save the date

Glaucoma New Zealand’s (GNZ’s) annual symposium is back and will be held on 7 March 2021 at Alexandra Park in Auckland.

Clearing the Covid-backlog for better eye care

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has set up a new Health Services Research Unit investigating solutions to overcome the backlog of undiagnosed...

Toxic metals and AMD

Australian researchers have confirmed that toxic metals accumulated in the human retina and optic nerve head can contribute to the development of age-related...

Presbyopia drop draws closer

Allergan has released early Phase III clinical trial results demonstrating the safety and efficacy of its investigational eye drop for presbyopia treatment.   “The...

MS drug’s ups and downs for eye health

New research has shown fingolimod 0.5mg, a first-line treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), reduces both the number of relapses and disease progression...

Making the ideal syringe

The ‘ideal’ syringe for administering intravitreal injections may be available as early as next year, and there are several key factors syringe manufacturers should...

New dry eye diagnostic tool

New Zealand optometrist and contact lens specialist Jagrut Lallu has developed a new cloud-based dry eye tool to help advance research and support clinician’s...

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...

Adding a human perspective to AI

Socio-environmental factors impact the performance of artificial intelligence (AI) screening models used to detect eye disease and should be considered...

Remembering Tony Morris

Well-known ophthalmologist and New Zealand refractive surgery pioneer Dr Tony Morris was remembered by family, friends and colleagues at a memorial service...

Eye health win from 5G starter fund

Eye health won big in this year’s edition of the Spark 5G Starter Fund challenge, with oDocs Eye Care and Objective Acuity securing a share of $625,000...

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