Stars and their eyes…Billy Idol

English punk-rock musician William Michael Albert Broad, better known as Billy Idol, experienced an eye scare in the early 1980s when his contacts fused...

Acting swiftly to save sight

Macular degeneration (MD) no longer sentences patients to functional blindness, but early diagnosis and referral is crucial, as are optometrists as the...

APAO 2019: The sciences and arts of ophthalmology

The Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology’s 34th Congress was held in the beautiful city of Bangkok, against a backdrop of gorgeous temples juxtaposed...

OTC 2019: Debates and side effects

Side effects and debates was the promise of this year’s Ocular Therapeutics Conference and it most certainly delivered.

The 2019 WGC downunder

For the first time the World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) came to the Southern Hemisphere. With many of the big names in glaucoma making the trip downunder,...

Book review: Ophthalmology 5th edition

The latest issue of Ophthalmology, the fifth edition, authored and re-edited by those doyens of ophthalmology, Drs Myron Yanoff and Jay Duker, is a beautifully...

Squint Club 2019: report

The Australian and New Zealand Strabismus Society (ANZSS), better known as the Squint Club, held their 2019 meeting at the Melbourne Children’s Hospital.Local...

Troublesome lashes

Eyelashes exist to help protect the ocular surface, but can certainly cause problems, from trivial to very serious.  Worldwide, trachoma is one of the...

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