Shock and emotion: the parental perspective of eye disease

A recent Australian survey has found many parents are shocked to learn their children have vision problems and struggle with a range of issues and emotions...

New device to fix retinal tears

US-based ophthalmic device manufacturer BVI has launched CryoTreq, a single-use, handheld cryo-surgery device it claims will “revolutionise” retinal tear...

Shamir: improved occupational lens

Shamir NZ and Independent Lens Specialists (ILS) have released Shamir Vocational Digital, a new, improved occupational lens designed for the office and...

Worrying results from Welcome to School study

Uncorrected refractive errors account for up to 96% of visual impairment in school-aged children and are associated with amblyopia and strabismus development,...

De Rigo Christmas boost

De Rigo has launched a Christmas promotion to help independents tempt customers back into practices while creating a bit of fun and reward participating...

A breathalyser for Covid-19?

Ohio State University researchers are testing a new breathalyser that could act as a cheap, quick and more patient-friendly test for Covid-19 compared...

O’Neill: decades of California style

American surf brand O'Neill was founded in 1952 by Jack O'Neill in San Francisco and, nearly 70 years later, still embodies its original laidback, California...

VR surgery trainees, caffeine and beta blockers

A joint US-Brazilian study has shown coffee hinders the performance of new vitreoretinal (VR) surgeons, while beta blockers may improve it.

oDocs’ inaugural award winner

Innovative eye care technology enterprise oDocs Eye Care has awarded it’s first oDocs Project Grant Award to fifth year Otago medical student Aqeeda Singh....

Art and optics: The beautiful and the curious

The British Optical Association Museum’s latest exhibition, Pathos Ocularis - The Beautiful and the Curious, was inspired by artist Iluá Hauck da Silva’s...

Komono & Antwerp’s futuristic collaboration

Komono celebrated its renewed partnership with Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts fashion department with the release of three bold master students’...

Optometrist wins lockdown photo comp

Auckland optometrist Jeremy Wong was one of six winners announced in New Zealand photographer Chris McLennan’s lockdown photo challenge, #CMflattenthecurve,...

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