Mandatory jabs for ECPs

It is now expected that optometrists, dispensing opticians and supporting staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 December 2021 and receive their first dose by 30 October, in line with other health workers...

Age is a frame of mind

In today’s society there seems to be a lot of emphasis on maintaining that youthful look. Recently, Jennifer Lopez turned 52 and the media went into a...

Free eye checks: peeling back a broken promise

During the 2017 election campaign, NZ First leader, and soon-to-be deputy prime minister, Winston Peters promised to provide free eye health tests for...

Glaucoma in Māori and Pacific peoples

Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is the most common form of glaucoma, with at least 80 million people affected globally1. However, the prevalence of...

The importance of insight in decision making

Indecision is the thief of opportunity: it will steal you blind, said Cicero in part. Theodore Roosevelt said it differently, “In any moment of decision,...

BOOK REVIEW: Cornea: Fundamentals, Diagnosis and Management

The textbook Cornea, now in its fifth edition, is a large, two-volume hardback set edited by Mark Mannis and Edward Holland. This edition, released in...

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