Alcon picks Geneva for new HQ

Alcon says it will locate its future global headquarters in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, following completion of its proposed spinoff from Novartis.Alcon's...

Contact lenses contribute to microplastics problem

Arizona State University researchers say throwing contact lenses down the drain at the end of their use could be contributing to microplastic pollution...

Immune response linked to dry eye

Researchers say immune cells that normally rush in to protect the eyes from infection might actually be disrupting moisturising glands and causing dry...

Negating poor practise

RANZCO is developing a process to provide active assurance of safe practise across the region to safeguard the public from poorly performing or incompetent...

Understanding the “lid wiper”

We blink around 10,000 times a day, with the eyelids traversing the length of a football pitch in distance each day. Wiping over the eye’s surface with...

Blink test for DED

The Optrex Dry Eye Blink Test is a simple, online self-assessment tool which provides patients and clinicians with a convenient and rapid preliminary screening...

Castor oil for dry eye? Demodex?

Castor oil has a long and ancient history as a traditional remedy for skin, scalp and hair ailments, and internally for gastrointestinal and reproductive...

Dry eye in practice

Since our last dry eye special feature, dry eye has gone mainstream. We are proud to bring you the latest update on all things dry eye from this part of...

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