Assessing FALK

Anterior lamellar keratoplasty (ALK) has always been an attractive option for treating anterior corneal pathology, such as scars following trauma or infectious...

ISCEV 2018 Technical Teaching Symposium

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to attend the ISCEV (International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision) clinical teaching symposium...

The lie that is soft contact lens ‘fitting’

For anyone who has followed these specialty contact lens articles over time you will have noticed a conspicuous lack of mention of the dominant segment...

Non-IOP factors in glaucoma management

Current glaucoma treatment focuses on the reduction of intraocular pressure, via medical management, laser trabeculoplasty or surgery. However, a significant...

Allergies and contact lenses

The term allergy is defined by the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology as “a chronic condition involving an abnormal reaction to an ordinarily...

Alcohol, IOP and glaucoma

With the holiday season fast approaching what should we be advising our glaucoma patients on alcohol consumption? Should we be advising them to dial back...

Sight saving challenges in the regions

The 2018 Save Sight Society conference opened with a hustle and bustle of registration as more than 100 attendees, including ophthalmologists, optometrists...

Fiji with a bag full of magnifiers

A week in Fiji sounds very appealing in mid-winter, but a Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) trip is no picnic in the sun - though there was...

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