BOOK REVIEW: Whitcup and Nussenblatt's Uveitis 5th edition by Scott M Whitcup and H Nida Sen

Uveitis is a fascinating world but can be intimidating for the uninitiated. Outside anterior uveitis and scleritis, many uveitis diseases are uncommon...

The eye deal workplace

When you hear the term ‘health and safety at work’, I assume you automatically think about your own workplace, staff or safety spectacles. I do. But as...

Creating committed and high-performing teams

No matter how talented individual leaders and managers are, a business’ ability to work as one team is key to your overall business success. This is especially...

WSPOS: embracing new possibilities

Rather than bemoan the cancellation of in-person meetings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS)...

Déjà view - Retro re-vamps underpinned by new tech were hot at Silmo

Maarten Weidema says he feels like he’s seen it all before; that might be because he has. But this isn’t a bad thing. “Corona was a period of crisis and...

The eyes and the needle

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...

O=Mega21: virtually unstoppable

From 2-4 September 2021, many of us had anticipated being in metropolitan Melbourne, enjoying some socialising, a trade fair and some CPD education. Instead,...

Silmo shines through

Sat on the runway at Bristol Airport, UK, I wondered if we would even make it to Paris! We were already 45 minutes late because of passengers not having...

Canadian named International Optician of the Year

Before all the excitement of this year’s Silmo d’Or awards, International Opticians Association (IOA) director of development Elaine Grisdale took to the...

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...

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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