Concerns raised over Beovu

Novartis has launched a review into the safety of its anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor Beovu (brolucizumab) after safety concerns...

VR lowers PCR rates

A 38% reduction in posterior capsule rupture (PCR) rates in cataract surgery by ophthalmology trainees in the UK has been linked to the introduction of...

The return of the HRT3 corneal microscope

Heidelberg Engineering is reintroducing its HRT3 Rostock Cornea Module (RCM) offering in-vivo corneal confocal microscopy, to support clinicians managing...

Coronavirus platform launched

New Zealand-based healthcare software firm Orion Health has developed what it describes as a comprehensive pandemic monitoring platform to alleviate demand...

Oculo launches video support

Oculo is launching video conference support for teleophthalmology and teleoptometry, reducing the need for in-person consultations during the threat of covid-19.  “The...

Portable low-field MRI near

Preliminary study results of a novel portable, low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system show it is promising as a safe and practical way to get...

New method to control pressure

A National Eye Institute study shows eye pressure is sufficient to cause and explain glaucoma.  The study, published in Scientific Reports, found raising...

Alternative to glaucoma drops close

Allergan’s Durysta is the first intracameral, biodegradable sustained-release implant shown to reduce intra ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle...

From us to you

As New Zealand’s only ophthalmic publication and given how well we know many of you, we wanted to let you know that we are and we will do our utmost in...

Disinfection advice for optoms

New Zealand and Australian optometrists concerned about spreading Covid-19 should abide by regulatory advice and use a medical grade disinfectant that...

Captiv8 Share app now free

The Captiv8 Share app has been made available to all clinicians worldwide, free of charge, to help reduce chairside discussion time and enhance telemedicine...

Genetic glaucoma test closer

A genetic test to identify glaucoma risk may be available within the next two years, potentially revolutionising future of glaucoma screening said Centre...

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