Article Search Results Your search for COVID19 returned 72 results Pandemic’s impact on AMD – increased visual loss October 3, 2022 Staff reporters A Spanish study of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) found the rate of visual decline increased significantly and irreversibly during... Covid’s increasing ophthalmic impact April 5, 2022 Staff reporters Ocular effects including chronic bilateral dacryoadenitis and Purtscher-like retinopathy have been noted in around 11% of Covid-19-positive patients, according... Covid spikes mucormycosis cases March 4, 2022 Staff reporters US researchers have formally linked Covid-19 infection with a recent surge in mucormycosis, also known as ‘black fungus’ and formerly considered a rare... Keratoplasty rejection after Covid vaccination March 4, 2022 Staff reporters US researchers have reported four cases or corneal transplant rejection in patients following their Covid-19 vaccinations. Covid clouds lens and cornea March 1, 2022 Staff reporters A Turkish study has shown that some patients had significant alterations in corneal and lenticular densitometric values following Covid-19 infection. CORE update: top pandemic-related eye issues December 20, 2021 Staff reporters The Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE) has released a new Contact Lens Update exploring the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on five clinically... COMMENT: Will you let them in? November 10, 2021 Jeremy Wong As a previous optometry practice owner, I have been thinking about the vaccination question owners and staff haven’t had to confront until now: ‘Will you... The eyes and the needle November 8, 2021 Siu-Yin Shing When the first Pfizer-BioNTech jab was given to 91-year-old Briton Margaret Keenan in December 2020, it gave the world hope that an end to the Covid-19... Uveitis increases Covid risks November 3, 2021 Staff reporters A retrospective cohort study in the US has shown that patients with non-infectious uveitis (NIU) are more likely to contract Covid-19 and experience severe... Mandatory jabs for ECPs October 31, 2021 Lesley Springall The government’s stipulation that anyone providing a health service in close contact with the public be fully vaccinated is being welcomed by eyecare professionals... Mandatory jabs for allied health professionals October 13, 2021 Staff reporters It is now expected that optometrists, dispensing opticians and supporting staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 December 2021 and receive... Doctors urge Kiwis to get the jab October 5, 2021 Staff reporters An open letter encouraging New Zealanders to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has been signed by more than 5,000 Aotearoa New Zealand doctors. The Royal... Classifieds OPTOMETRIST - Botany, Auckland Optometrist needed - Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, and Levin, Horowhenua Full-time Dispensing Optician/Optical assistant Looking for a change in the New Year? We are looking for someone FABULOUS to join our SUPERSTAR team. Optometrist - Full-time or Part-Time PRACTICE FOR SALE – WHANGAREI Be part of something bigger Looking for a change in the New Year? The Optical Co is hiring Optometrists!