UK ophthalmologist struck off

A prominent consultant ophthalmologist has been struck off the UK medical register after a tribunal found that his private eye hospital used high pressure...

World-first study of kids in the digital age

The impact of digital technology on children will be investigated in a world-first longitudinal study of the digital lives of Australian children from...

Sight - the most valued sense

A recent UK cross-sectional online survey concludes that sight is the most valued sense, followed by hearing.

New AR tech for improved mobility

A recent study found that adapted augmented reality (AR) glasses improved the mobility by 50% and grasp performance by 70% in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Cyber intrusion shake-up

Confirmation Tū Ora Compass Health’s computer system has been accessed illegally by cyber intruders has prompted Ministry of Health action.  Tū Ora notified...

Personal IOLs?

Swiss company Vivior has launched Visual Monitor, a new wearable device that objectively measures patients’ behavioural data prior to cataract surgery...

ODOB tackling change

The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) is reviewing the best ways to implement scope change for hospital-based optometrists where it is...

Bluelight obesity link?

Research in the Netherlands has shown a strong correlation between obesity and the levels of artificial bluelight at night, with just one hour of bluelight...

Medicare Benefits Review

Australia’s ophthalmic Medicare Benefits Schedule review has recommended significantly dropping the rebate for intravitreal injections and exploring the...

Campbell Gordon joins OIC

Campbell Gordon has joined Ophthalmic Instrument Company (OIC) as national product specialist looking after diagnostic equipment and software across ophthalmology...

A celebrated manager

A practice manager for nearly 30 years, Barbara Hare recently retired from Re:Vision, with colleagues organising a grand leaving bash in her honour.

iStent comes to

Christchurch ophthalmologist Dr Ainsley Morris said she’s proud to have brought iStents to the South Island, successfully implanting the first last month....

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