PCED drop trial starts

Enrolments have commenced for Kiora Pharmaceuticals KIO-201 eyedrop phase 2 trial. Designed to accelerate natural corneal wound healing in patients with...

Silhouette carbon neutral

Austrian family-owned company Silhouette’s production of rimless eyewear is now CO2 neutral, thanks to carbon-reduction projects and offsetting.   Silhouette’s...

Zeiss backs autofocus glasses maker

Belgian startup Morrow has added Zeiss Ventures to its list of backers, which have collectively invested more than €25m (NZ$40.7m) to help bring its liquid...

International partnership to drive DED education unveiled

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and Alcon have engaged international dry eye specialists, Professors James Wolffsohn (Aston University, UK), Jennifer...

Diabetic Kiwis unaware of eye disease risk

The majority of New Zealanders living with diabetes have experienced potential symptoms of diabetic retinopathy (DR), yet many of them had never heard...

TFOS DEWS III advances

Despite Covid and the lack of face-to-face meeting opportunities, the fifth workshop of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) is proceeding apace...

EssilorLuxottica buys Shamir outright

EssilorLuxottica has acquired the remaining 50% of ophthalmic lens company Kibbutz Shamir it didn’t own.

Glaucoma New Zealand spotlights mental health

Glaucoma New Zealand (GNZ) is raising awareness of glaucoma’s impact on mental health in the lead up to Mental Health Awareness Week, from 26 September...

Stars and their eyes… Justin Bieber

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is suffering facial paralysis on one side of his face and has been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome. In a short Instagram...

Aura summer styles

Thinner than ever before, Blackfin’s new Aura titanium frames strike the perfect balance of elegance, engineering and colour. With decorative translucent...

Unhappy bedfellows: sleep, DED and depression

A Chinese study has revealed a significant correlation between dry eye disease (DED) and anxiety and depression, with researchers proposing sleep quality...

Eyespace premieres at Silmo

UK optical supplier Eyespace will debut at Silmo 23-26 September 2022, representing a milestone in the company’s global expansion.  With a portfolio of...

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