RANZCO focuses on sustainability

Following the launch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists’ (RANZCO’s) Sustainability Charter towards the end of last year,...

Printable CL sensor to replace ERGs?

An all-printed, stretchable corneal sensor built on commercially available disposable soft contact lenses (CLs), which could supplant electroretinogram...

Ophthalmology: good training, but bullying still an issue

Trainee ophthalmologists in Australia would recommend their profession to other doctors, but bullying and long work hours still need to be addressed, according...

New anti-allergy CLs

The first vision-correction contact lens (CL) to relieve allergic eye itch has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Ethnic divergence in glaucoma

A report by Professor Xiulan Zhang and Dr Fei Li at Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China, has highlighted the racial differences in the density of macular...

Cannabis smokers unaware of vision impact

Smoking cannabis significantly impairs vision, yet more than 90% of users believe it has no or very little effect on their vision, a new study has found.   With...

FLIO reveals unseen retinal detail

A review of the use of fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscopy (FLIO) has shown it offers exceptional detail that can aid early diagnoses and monitoring...

Human eye webcam, anyone?

German researchers have developed a webcam that not only looks like a human eye but can realistically imitate its movement.   "The goal of our project...

Trials advance for fewer injections

Intravitreal (IVT) reservoirs for the sustained treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular oedema (DMO), retinal vein occlusion...

DFV takes on Eidon, Leica

In New Zealand and Australia, Designs for Vision (DFV) has taken over distribution and service for Centervue products following the company’s acquisition...

SPONSORED: The only way to meet standards for ophthalmic device disinfection

Many professionals are unaware of the disinfection requirements for medical devices used in optometry and ophthalmology every day, and on multiple patients.

NZ’s BCLA ambassador

Internationally renowned dry eye and ocular surface researcher Professor Jennifer Craig from the University of Auckland has been named as one of the world’s...

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