Unveiling the IGATES eye injury registry

Gathering eye injury data since 2019, The International Globe and Adnexal Trauma Epidemiology Study (IGATES) is increasingly identifying national and demographic trends, plus some unexpected lockdown effects.

Age is a frame of mind

In today’s society there seems to be a lot of emphasis on maintaining that youthful look. Recently, Jennifer Lopez turned 52 and the media went into a...

Glaucoma in Māori and Pacific peoples

Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is the most common form of glaucoma, with at least 80 million people affected globally1. However, the prevalence of...

Conquering the diagnostic dilemma of Acanthamoeba keratitis

Acanthamoeba is a free-living protozoan mainly found in water and soil. Like other protozoa, it exists as a motile, feeding trophozoite which when in danger...

Celebrating an ophthalmic nursing champion

The force behind many pivotal moments in ophthalmic nursing in New Zealand over the past 30 years, Sue Raynel spent her nursing career campaigning for...

Quickest way to the heart? Through the eye

Researchers from the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health in the US have shown it may be possible to detect heart disease using retinal optical...

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