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...

Budget round-up: health

Labour’s first budget since regaining power lays the foundations for stronger, more sustainably-funded district health boards (DHBs), said Health Minister...

AUSCRS 2018 – registration open

To ‘ride the wave’ means to enjoy a period of success and good fortune… and this year the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS)...

AMD eye drops a step closer

Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could replace injected drugs and revolutionise treatment...

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