Plant compound shuts down eye tumour growth

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that a natural plant compound shuts down uveal melanoma cell growth in human...

RANZCO releases NZ DHB glaucoma guidelines

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has released its Glaucoma Referral Pathways to District Health Boards (DHBs)....

Mass drug treatment for trachoma and scabies

Australian researchers have partnered with researchers in the Solomon Islands to prove it is possible to safely treat large populations for trachoma (an...

Bionic eye a step closer

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface,...

Alcon picks Geneva for new HQ

Alcon says it will locate its future global headquarters in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, following completion of its proposed spinoff from Novartis.Alcon's...

Contact lenses contribute to microplastics problem

Arizona State University researchers say throwing contact lenses down the drain at the end of their use could be contributing to microplastic pollution...

Immune response linked to dry eye

Researchers say immune cells that normally rush in to protect the eyes from infection might actually be disrupting moisturising glands and causing dry...

Negating poor practise

RANZCO is developing a process to provide active assurance of safe practise across the region to safeguard the public from poorly performing or incompetent...

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