Therapeutics Product Bill: consultation begins

Health minister Dr David Clark has invited professionals, the public, businesses and other interested parties to have their say an exposure draft of the...

MDNZ ambassadors’ news

Pic Picot of Pic’s Peanut Butter fame and journalist Gordon Harcourt, former host of TVNZ’s FairGo, were introduced to Macular Degeneration New Zealand’s...

Eye docs doubt colour-change eye drop

Ophthalmologists have aired doubts about whether an eye colour changing balm promoted by Scott Disick on his Instagram could actually work, Buzzfeed reports.Disick...

Rotorua to host CCLS 2019

The New Zealand Cornea and Contact Lens Society’s 2019 annual conference will be held at the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside from Thursday 28 February to Sunday...

Royal Society welcomes Prof McGhee

Professor Charles McGhee, chair of ophthalmology at the University of Auckland, has capped off a year of honorary mentions by being made a fellow of the...

OA releases 20-year plan

Optometry Australia (OA) has released its 20-year vision for optometry in Australia. Optometry 2040 taking control of your future, saying the 20-year agenda...

New diabetes-related blindness treatment?

Australian scientists have developed a new drug, which has worked on mice, to mend the damaged retinal barrier (BRB) and reduce vascular leakage, to potentially...

Metformin protects against AMD?

A new study suggests metformin, commonly used to treat diabetes, can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, with researchers from Taiwan...

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