Elderly have eye trouble

A study of over 700 elderly people in France showed 38.4% had an uncorrected refractive error (URE), and that among those unable to attend an outpatient...

Contact lens benefits myopes

Data from a study evaluating the use of a dual-focus myopia control 1-day soft contact lens shows this approach continues to substantially slow myopia...

MyIScope awarded new grant

Dr Ehsan Vaghefi has received nearly $1m to continue the development of his laser-based imaging MyIScope device from the Ministry of Business, Innovation...

Mobile app for retinal screening

RETINA-AI has released an Android version of its mobile app for eye care providers, Fluid-Intelligence, which uses AI to detect macular oedema and subretinal...

Specsavers’ OCT rollout complete

Specsavers’ rollout of OCT in New Zealand is complete, with the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology now available in every Specsavers store across the...

ASCRS reviewing CyPass study data

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) has convened a task force to review data from the COMPASS-XT study and associated research,...

Making a spectacle ...

A study led by the University of Cologne suggests politicians are more likely to attract votes if they wear glasses. Although some research shows that...

Our journey to change

The Blind Foundation is committed to providing the right support at the right time for Kiwis’ experiencing sight loss. This has been a key driver of the...

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