Kiwi symbols part of HAT

A simple printed vision chart, using optotypes designed by the University of Auckland, that can be downloaded and printed has proved its worth in a recent...

High CVI rates in kids

A survey of UK primary school children has shown that, on average, at least one in every class of 30 is affected by cerebral visual impairment (CVI)‐related...

Barrier to retinal cell transplants identified

The removal of the retina’s internal limiting membrane (ILM) prior to retinal ganglion cell (RGC) transplantation allows better proliferation of transplanted...

Miniject glaucoma device reports positive trial success

Miniject, iStar Medical's micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) device, has shown positive one-year results in its ‘Star II’ European trial.   One year...

ROP linked to low haemoglobin

A retrospective study of 385 infants born at a mean gestational age of 26.4 weeks has shown that early, low-foetal haemoglobin (HbF) is associated with...

Fatty acid supplements reduce ROP risk

A three-year clinical trial of enteral supplementation with fatty acids in premature infants has demonstrated a lowering of the risk of severe retinopathy...

Glaukos expands services downunder

Following Glaukos’ acquisition of Avedro in 2019, the company is poised to introduce a range of new corneal health products into the Australian and New...

Trial of AI to predict DR

EviRed, a new artificial intelligence algorithm, is being ‘trained’ to predict the risk of diabetic retinopathy (DR) using modern imaging techniques.   Professor Ramin Tadayoni at...

AMD exacerbates Covid complications

A study of 6,398 Covid-19-infected patients has shown that those with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) declined more rapidly, died at three times...

Drops to replace anti-VEGF injections?

Exonate has begun a 48-patient clinical trial of its EXN407 drops for diabetic macular oedema (DMO), hoping they will eventually supplant intravitreal...

Welcome to RANZCO NZ 2021

On behalf of the organising committee, I am pleased to invite and welcome you to the 2021 RANZCO New Zealand Branch Annual Scientific Meeting and the New...

RANZCO NZ 2021: Balancing ophthalmology, life and today’s world

After the turbulent times of 2020, causing the postponement of the 2020 RANZCO NZ Branch Annual Scientific Meeting to 19-20 March this year, the NZ Branch...

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