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...

Mido moves to 2021

Mido has been postponed yet again due to the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. The 50th edition of the popular Milan-based optical fair is now scheduled for 6-8 February...

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...

New ‘Doctor of Optometry’ course

Commencing in 2021, the University of Western Australia (UWA) will offer the state’s first Doctor of Optometry (DOpt) post-graduate degree to tackle an...

William Morris introduces medical wear for optometrists

British eyewear brand William Morris has diversified its product range to include much needed, certified medical safety equipment.  “We are determined...

ACOD offers fee relief

The Australasian College of Optical Dispensing (ACOD) is offering fee relief to students in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.  ACOD director James Gibbins...

Optometry Australia launches Covid-19 resource hub

Optometry Australia (OA), the national body representing optometrists across Australia, has launched a comprehensive online Covid-19 resource hub. The...

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...

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...

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