Specialty CL research review

Grant Watters presents his review of some of the latest eye research in the field of speciality contact lenses, focusing on ortho-k, scleral CLS for ocular...

Optic disc drusen and pseudo-papilloedema

It is a common scenario that potentially swollen optic discs are detected on routine eye examination for another purpose. Clearly, if someone presents...

CASE STUDY: A new option for restoring vision with irregular corneas

Optimal outcomes from cataract surgery require accurate pre-operative measurement of corneal curvature. Patients are increasingly expecting perfect outcomes,...

Optogenetic brain system for blindness

Researchers at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn are working on a science fiction-esque optogenetic technology to give blind people...

Opinion: When steroids are not the answer

Here’s the thing many people don’t realise - dry eye is almost universally evaporative regardless of its cause. Even the rare aqueous deficient dry eye...

AM for severe dry eye?

Despite different underlying pathogenic processes, inflammation is a common denominator in dry eye disease (DED), which in turn promotes further damage...

Dry eye: an originalist perspective

Virtually all patients encounter streams of salty water coursing down their cheeks early in life and don’t realise they have more than one type of tears....

Dry eye: the New Zealand impact

It’s been full steam ahead for the Ocular Surface Laboratory (OSL) this year in the wake of TFOS DEWS II, ably assisted by Dr Alex Muntz, who joined the...

TFOS DEWS II: two years on…

In the two years since the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society second Dry Eye Workshop (TFOS DEWS II) reports were published, most would agree that dry...

The cosmetic impact

Eye care practitioners are well aware that medications for patients with ocular surface disease need to be proven safe through clinical trials. They probably...

It’s good to get away

One of the oddest things about New Zealand is the incredible enthusiasm most people have for 'getting away'. Given the size of the country, it’s pretty...

SRC to O=Mega: a positive evolution

July 2019 marked the evolution and merger of ODMA and the SRC conference into O=Mega, complete with trade fair, clinical lectures, dispensing master classes...

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