CHALKEYES… Give me back my patient!

‘Dave the drainlayer’ was driving his digger at the new development last week. I hadn’t seen him at the practice for more than five years.

Screening for myopia in NZ?

Myopia is the most common ocular problem internationally and prevalence is increasing. Research suggests myopia currently affects 23% of the world population,...

A Pacific path to eyecare

Dr Carole Poloso was completing the final stage of her ophthalmology master’s degree at the Pacific Eye Institute, University of Fiji, when Susanne Bradley...

VOSO: Eyecare in good hands in Tonga

Dr Duke Mataka is the sole ophthalmologist employed in Tonga. Since January 2019, he has been working full-time across the country's 108,000 population,...

The aging nurse, apps and more at AONAVIC

We may mock our Australian neighbours, especially when it comes to cricket and sandpaper, but their ophthalmic nurses sure know how to put on a conference....

The gig economy

The gig economy has seen the introduction of a widescale labour market characterised by short-term contracts or freelance work (as opposed to permanent...

Spectacles for myopia - the classic to the brand new

Glasses will remain a central aspect for the correction and management of myopic refractive error. They are well tolerated, easy to fit and minimally...

SCC8: Earlier diagnosis, earlier treatment

The eighth Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) at Melbourne Convention Centre in September had a clear focus on better diagnosis of the main eye diseases...

Cataract: reducing surgical complications risks

Despite major advances in phacoemulsification cataract surgery over the last 25 years, complications still occur, albeit at a relatively low rate. The...

Focus on glaucoma research

Primary selective laser trabeculoplasty for open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension:

Seeing red about blue light?

“Blue light damages your eyes,” trumpets the media. Overnight Instagram influencers dazzle in impossibly gorgeous selfies in impossibly magnificent locations,...

Family business — the public and private face

In my first article in this series, we looked at the difference of being an SME versus a family business. If we think about ourselves as a family business,...

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