Cornea biomechanics work nails award

Dr Emilio de Almeida Torres Netto from Brazil has won the first International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)-Allergan Advanced Research Fellowship to further...

Kiwi practices embrace online booking

Since launching in New Zealand in January this year, an estimated 25% of New Zealand’s independent optometry market has signed up to MyHealth1st’s online...

RANZCO NZ 2018: From the chair

The role of planning and running an annual meeting is unenviable. The venue has to work for delegates and industry alike, the scientific content has to...

RANZCO NZ 2018: Tech news update

The RANZCO New Zealand branch conference was once again well supported by sponsors, many with new technologies to share. The following is a brief overview...

Alcon’s new IOL arrives

Alcon’s new Clareon AutonoMe intraocular lens (IOL) and delivery system was launched in Australia and New Zealand on 30 June at its Synergeyes Clinical...

Eye banks sign ethical agreement

The global eyecare and eye bank community has unveiled the world’s first global agreement on the use of donated human tissue for ocular transplantation,...

Vision impaired champion honoured

Long-term disability sector advocate and champion of the visually impaired, Martine Abel-Williamson, was awarded the Queen's Service Medal (QSM) for services...

Patients encouraged to choose wisely

One in five New Zealanders think their doctor has recommended a test or treatment that wasn’t necessary for their health, a survey by Consumer NZ and the...

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