Free genetic testing for IRD

US biotech company Invitae has launched ID your IRD, to offer free genetic testing to patients suspected by their healthcare providers of having an inherited...

All aboard the Vision Bus?

A mobile optometry programme run by the University of Auckland has highlighted the need to improve access to eye care for Kiwi schoolchildren and has kickstarted...

RANZCO NZ: Inaugural medal lectures

The RANZCO NZ Branch has introduced two named lectures to its annual conference, honouring two leading ophthalmologists from New Zealand’s past, Professor...

Global forum for ophthalmic nurses

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses have designated 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and Midwife to honour the 200th...

Mixing complementary medicines?

More than half of the 2000 questions asked on an Australian helpline between 2014 and 2018 were about mixing complementary medicines with prescription...

A combined voice for Australia’s eye sector

Vision 2020 Australia, the new combined voice for the blind and low vision sector following its merger with the Australian Blindness Forum, has laid out...

VR training lowers cataract surgery risks

VR training significantly reduced cataract surgery complications reported a UK study.

CLC: Introducing MPeye

Recently introduced to the New Zealand market, Azul Optics’ MPeye measures macular pigmentation for preventative care of developing age-related macular...

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