Know your medicine!

The Australian government’s Department of Health (DoH) has passed new legislation mandating that a medicine’s active ingredient must be detailed on prescriptions,...

OSL: Guiding eye drop choice

Clinicians and patients are faced with an overwhelming choice of artificial tear supplements as a therapy for their dry eye disease (DED). Focus was once...

Blackfin Razor: technology with style

Blackfin’s new thinner Razor titanium frames are ‘state-of-the-art’ light weight and come with a new one-piece hinge. Made from a 1mm thin titanium sheet,...

Oscar Wylee fined for false claims

Oscar Wylee has been fined A$3.5 million by the Federal Court for misleading consumers about the extent of its charitable activities, breaching Australian consumer law.  The Australian...

Preventing dry eye symptoms before they begin

The modern workplace serves as a catalyst for dry eye disease (DED) and ocular discomfort for many. Air conditioning, central heating and extended digital...

Max Mara joins Marcolin

Marcolin Group has signed a five-year licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Max Mara sunglasses and optical frames.  The new...

Zeiss innovation award contender

Zeiss engineers Michelangelo Masini and Frank Seitzinger, together with Professor Andreas Raabe from the University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland, have...

Medical devices hub launched

The Medical Device Partnering Programme (MDPP) has launched Australia’s first dedicated, online capability directory for the medical device sector to boost...

Ocular surface changes over time

Dry eye disease (DED) affects approximately one in three New Zealanders. As clinicians, it’s critical that we accurately diagnose and manage this impactful...

The epidemiology of dry eye disease

Dry eye disease (DED) as a highly prevalent and often debilitating condition has recognised impacts on ocular comfort, visual function, work productivity,...

Dry eye technology: improving outcomes

My practice focuses on specialty eye care and, much to my surprise, dry eye continues to be one of our main drawcards and is continuing to grow. A lot...

DED and the Dunedin Study (1)

The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study (Dunedin Study) is a large longitudinal study investigating human health, development, ageing...

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