Retinal texture early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

US researchers have developed an imaging technique measuring both the thickness and the textures of the retinal layers, potentially offering an early warning...

Vitamin A recycling and vision

An international, collaborative study reveals new insights into how our eyes use vitamin A for all day vision, offering a steppingstone to understanding...

Eye researcher drives Covid-19 vaccine

Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE) and Massachusetts General Hospital are working on an experimental vaccine called AAVCovid, a novel gene-based vaccine candidate for SARS-CoV2,...

Specs for keratoconus?

Researchers from the University of Liverpool in the UK are creating special spectacle lenses for people with keratoconus. Funded by the British charity...

Open for business: next steps for employers

You could be forgiven for thinking that New Zealand’s transition from the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown meant complex Covid-19 related employment scenarios...

Communicating Covid-19: Preparing clinicians to tackle challenging questions

The University of Melbourne is offering healthcare workers a free online course to obtain the core scientific, medical, ethical and legal knowledge to...

Advanced biometry webinars

Zeiss is hosting a weekly webinar series covering key topics on the practice of biometry and its impact on cataract surgery outcomes.  Five guest speakers from...

Free contact tracing system for practices

Health Intelligence company Cattrax is offering a free, cloud-based electronic contact tracing register to all New Zealand optometry practices. The register...

Optometry: moving to level 2

Optometry practices, together with other retail stores, malls, cafés, restaurants, cinemas and public spaces, such as playgrounds and gyms, can reopen...

Making retinas in space

NASA has awarded US$5M to US biotech company LambdaVision to help it explore the benefits of microgravity for its unique, protein-based artificial retina.

AI for papilloedema

AI for papilloedema

Stars and their eyes… Daryl Selby

England squash captain Daryl Selby has promised to wear eye protection in all Professional Squash Association (PSA) tournaments after suffering an eye...

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