Covid collateral – UV lamp eye damage

US clinics have reported encountering patients who developed photokeratitis after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) germicidal lamps while attempting to eliminate...

Red wine reduces cataract progression?

A Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College of London (UCL) study has linked low to moderate alcohol consumption with a reduced risk of cataract surgery.   The collaborative study found wine

Miyosmart sustained myopia control

Hoya’s Miyosmart lenses with Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments (DIMS) technology offers sustained myopia control effect, according to a year-three...

Mask-related fogging common

More than eight in 10 people have issues with spectacle fogging when using a face-mask, according to a new survey commissioned by CooperVision.   To combat...

Covid-vaccine uncertainty in NZ

There is greater uncertainty surrounding New Zealand female employees’ likeliness and willingness to get vaccinated against Covid-19 compared with the...

French masterpieces

JF Rey’s new eye-catching collection of acetate and premium titanium frames offer chic shapes and on-trend looks. Model 2934, inspired by contemporary...

Optometry virtually connected 2021

Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase 2021 (OVC) 18-20 June is open for registration.   Optometry Australia (OA) president Darrell Baker said...

Dance your socks off for brightness

Third-year students at Nantes Atlantique School of Design, France, were tasked with creating eyewear for the future and came up with six innovative concepts.

Options aplenty

Barkers - Barkers optical range has had a big injection of new models. Classic timeless acetate frames include beautiful detailing, one example being the...

The eyes have IT

A review of emerging contact lens (CL) technologies by the University of Waterloo, Canada, has highlighted several innovative concepts spanning treatment,...

Stars and their eyes… Whoopi Goldberg

Multi-award-winning actor, comedian, author and television personality Whoopi Goldberg suffers from acute angle closure (AAC) glaucoma and is an outspoken...

BOptom grad ratios increase

A study by Deakin University and Coopervision has revealed that between 2011 and 2019, the number of registered optometrists in Australia increased by...

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