Stem cells restore sight

Two patients with severe wet AMD, implanted with a specially-engineered retinal pigment epithelium cells patch, derived from stem cells, have regained...

Summer Students Symposium 2018

The ninth joint Auckland University Department of Ophthalmology and School of Optometry and Vision Science Summer Student Symposium in March was an upbeat...

VR training at RVEEH

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH) has introduced state-of-the-art virtual reality simulators to train the next generation of eye surgeons.The...

ANZCS 2018

ANZCS 2018By Dr Jennifer Court*This year's annual Australia and New Zealand Cornea Society (ANZCS) meeting was held in Sydney in February and was organised...

ANZGS 2018

ANZGS 2018By Dr Graham Reeves*This was the first gathering of the group formerly known as ANZGIG, now the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Society (ANZGS),...

RANZCO to run Foundation

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has wound up its charitable arm, the Eye Surgeons’ Foundation (ESF) as a separate...

First patient receives Prima implant

French company Pixium Vision has successfully completed its first human implantation and activation of Prima, its miniaturised, wireless photovoltaic sub-retinal...

Charities for vision merge

Australian-based vision charities, Optometry Giving Sight is merging with the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) Foundation.“We have always regarded...

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