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...

The role of optometry in MBGS and cross-linking

The rise of webinars in our post-Covid-19 world has opened up avenues of education extending beyond borders and time zones. Hence a 7pm kick-off in Sydney...

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...

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...

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,...

SCC Online Series: it’s a wrap!

Specsavers has wrapped up its first ever SCC Online Series, reaching more than 5000 participants collectively across the season.

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...

Piggyback lenses

Everyone loves a happy patient. The most rewarding part of cataract surgery is frequently the day 1 post-op check when the patient is enjoying their new...

Virtual reality improves surgical training, patient safety

Ophthalmic surgery requires microsurgical techniques to be executed with dexterity, precision and proficiency. Understandably, providing a risk-free environment...

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