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 to 2 October.

Azithromycin as an MGD treatment

The common use of oral antibiotics in the management of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is an extension of the traditional dermatological approach to...

Māori perspectives of ocular healthcare: addressing inequitable health outcomes in ophthalmology

Our ocular healthcare system is failing to adequately serve Māori, write Isaac Samuels and Julie Pirere.

Branding on a budget

For many independent optometrists, branding is the bane of their existence (perhaps one of many!). Defining who you are as a business, then successfully...

Finasteride and dry eye disease

Dry eye disease (DED) occurs more frequently in women than in men and it’s recognised that hormones play an important role in the health and preservation...

Treating computer vision syndrome – what does the evidence say?

Computer use is ubiquitous in contemporary society. Up to 69% of computer users report eye strain1,2, sometimes referred to as ‘computer vision syndrome’...

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