Dubious evidence for digital lens benefits

A review of eight studies by the Cochrane Review Group found limited evidence that glasses designed for computer use improve eye strain or headaches. “Progressive...

HDC report released

The New Zealand Health and Disability Commission (HDC) has released a report finding the Southern District Health Board (DHB) breached the Code of Health...

Change of guard at VOSO

Long-serving Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) board member, optometrist Michael Brown is retiring from the board, while Drs Jesse Gale and...

World orthoptic day – June 4, 2018

The International Orthoptic Association (IOA) is the global voice of the orthoptic profession and is made up of 15 national professional organisations...

Re.Vision: re-imaging eye care

Auckland ophthalmologist Dr Trevor Gray has opened Re.Vision, a new sub-specialist surgery in Mt. Wellington, Auckland offering anterior segment surgery...

Inaugural electrophysiology meeting

Medical retina specialist Dr Dianne Sharp and the Ophthalmic Instrument Company (OIC) are hosting a special Roland Consult Electrophysiology Users Meeting...

Locum business expands to NZ

Optom Locum Service, formerly known as the Phillip Fent Locum Service, is expanding its services from Australia into New Zealand.

Eye drops instead of glasses?

A team of Israeli researchers from Bar-Ilan University's Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), sent media outlets and the twitter...

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