Teleophthalmology tech goes global

As Covid-19 takes centre stage in global healthcare, specialist health departments around the world are already experiencing major patient backlogs. New Zealand-based social enterprise ODocs Eye Care anticipated this need with the development of the MedicMind teleophthalmology portal, a free, multi-platform, secure way to conduct virtual eye care consultations and referral... 

Neovascular glaucoma

Neovascular glaucoma (NVG) is a glaucoma that develops secondary to ischaemic retinal vascular disease. It is characterised by anterior segment neovascularisation...

Case study: There was an old lady who fly sprayed her eye…

A peculiar case of corneal oedema in an elderly patient, highlighting the importance of obtaining collateral history when there’s no obvious cause.

Open for business: next steps for employers

You could be forgiven for thinking that New Zealand’s transition from the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown meant complex Covid-19 related employment scenarios...

Strabismus update

Three-year observation of children, aged three to 10 with untreated intermittent exotropiaPediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Cotter SA et al. Ophthalmology...

Style eyes: Managing the move to multifocals

I walked into my last optical appointment prepared to hear the same thing I’d heard the previous decade’s worth of visits, “Your vision is stable. Things...

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