Seeking better outcomes for cataract kids

Even in a good health system, children with cataracts sometimes miss out on optimal care, says Auckland University researcher Dr Lisa Hamm.

Acting swiftly to save sight

Macular degeneration (MD) no longer sentences patients to functional blindness, but early diagnosis and referral is crucial, as are optometrists as the...

Catering for kids

For some optometrists and dispensing opticians, the idea of children in their practices sends shivers up their spines. All those little hands grasping...

Excellence in ophthalmology and vision science 2019

The University of Auckland’s 2019 Excellence in Ophthalmology and Vision Research awards evening was planned as a special night marking 20 years since...

OTC 2019: Debates and side effects

Side effects and debates was the promise of this year’s Ocular Therapeutics Conference and it most certainly delivered.

The 2019 WGC downunder

For the first time the World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) came to the Southern Hemisphere. With many of the big names in glaucoma making the trip downunder,...

Book review: Ophthalmology 5th edition

The latest issue of Ophthalmology, the fifth edition, authored and re-edited by those doyens of ophthalmology, Drs Myron Yanoff and Jay Duker, is a beautifully...

Healy Optical in liquidation

Australian-based frame and optical accessory distribution company Healy Optical Group has gone into voluntary liquidation. “The business is continuing...

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