Faricimad for DMO completes phase III trials

Two global phase III studies reported positive topline results confirming the efficacy and safety of faricimab for people living with diabetic macular...

Efforts to reduce preventable blindness fall short

Global prevalence of avoidable vision impairment and blindness in adults aged 50 years and older did not change between 2010 and 2019, suggesting the World...

MiSight: 2020 innovation

Coopervision’s MiSight 1-day contact lens has been awarded the 2020 Popular Science: Best of What’s New Award in the health category.   The US’ Popular...

First Covid-19 home-testing kit approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorisation for the first Covid-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home.  “Lucira Health’s

Omega-3 benefits AMD risk subjects

A new study supports the importance of essential fatty acids as an independent, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) risk factor for children of parents...

Ocular surface disease: a lifestyle epidemic

The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) has announced the launch of its next global workshop, ‘A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease’.   "The...

AR CL moves closer to reality

Invisible computing pioneer Mojo Vision, developer of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) contact lens has partnered with contact lens manufacturer Menicon.   The...

Stars and their eyes… Johnny Depp

US actor Johnny Depp has suffered with vision issues from early on in his life and is nearly blind in his left eye. The Hollywood movie star told Rolling...

Dry eye prevalent in healthy children

Dry eye in children

Examining low vision remotely?

Eschenbach has launched a first-of-its-kind low vision assessment kit, Haus Call, allowing optometrists to conduct a low vision exam and a follow-up device...

Vitamin D and Omega-3: little effect on AMD

A long-term, large US study has found that vitamin D and omega-3 supplements have little effect on the development and progression of age-related macular...

GNZ symposium: save the date

Glaucoma New Zealand’s (GNZ’s) annual symposium is back and will be held on 7 March 2021 at Alexandra Park in Auckland.

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