Southern Cross rejects MIGS again

Concerns have been raised over patient choice and access to up-to-the-minute procedures as Southern Cross Health Society (SCHS) has chosen not to approve the latest high-tech minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) devices for glaucoma sufferers.

Cane and able

It’s amazing really, how, if one of your senses starts to conk out another one seems to pick up the slack. Medically, of course, it’s a fallacy that if...

NZOSS 2019 wrap up

As 2019 comes to a close, the New Zealand Optometry Student Society wraps up its seventh year. We’re happy to report that we’ve had a successful year,...

Living with MD

MDNZ is 10 years old this year. Jai Breitnauer talks to three wet MD patients who have benefited from the organisation’s support, to find out about their...

Myopia control in practice - Jagrut Lallu

How long have you offered myopia control treatments? I set up the first commercial clinic in New Zealand dedicated to myopia control and management in...

SILMO 2019: Anything goes…but sustainability grows

Trying to spot the trends at this year’s Silmo in Paris, one of the largest optical fairs in the world, was a tough ask. Thin metals, especially in rose...

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