From practitioner to patient

When South Island optometrist John Veale hopped on a plane recently to Rarotonga, for what was perhaps his 40th trip with the NZ Aid eye team, he expected to see a few urgent medical cases. He didn’t expect to be one himself! 

Squint Club 2019: report

The Australian and New Zealand Strabismus Society (ANZSS), better known as the Squint Club, held their 2019 meeting at the Melbourne Children’s Hospital.Local...

Troublesome lashes

Eyelashes exist to help protect the ocular surface, but can certainly cause problems, from trivial to very serious.  Worldwide, trachoma is one of the...

Papilloedema in kids, AMD, PED and more

A warm summer evening and the lure of the beach or BBQ were not enough to deter attendance at the Eye Doctors’ first Grand Round in February at the Novotel...

Myopia research update

Low-concentration atropine for myopia progression (LAMP) study; Environmental risk factors and myopia incidence in six to nine-year-olds; Myopia: is the...

Our house, in the middle of our street

Our grandfather was very loved by his family and never in any way neglected or overlooked. I just want to make that clear, because now I want to say this:...

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