New documentary on myopia

US filmmaker Jane Weiner is working on a documentary about myopia entitled ‘Losing Sight’, scheduled for release in 2020.

Non-urgent hospital visits fall in Australia

A review of emergency department visits across Australia in 2016-17 reveals that almost 120,000 people presented for eye conditions, of which just over...

Prof shrinks retina scanner

Engineering science professor Marinko Sarunic from Simon Fraser University, Canada has developed a new, shoebox-sized, retinal imaging scanner, that can...

Raindrop manufacturer closes down

Revision Optics, manufacturer of the Raindrop implantable corneal device for correction of near vision, the first FDA-approved device that changes the...

NZ Optometrist censured

A New Zealand optometrist has been found guilty of breaching the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights for not providing an adequate...

Capitalising on the global glaucoma market

The total glaucoma market was estimated to be $2.6bn across the seven major markets in 2016 and this is expected to grow to $3.8bn in 2026, at a compound...

VOSO to tackle low vision

The Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) eye health aid group is adding low vision to its list of aid services from this year and is urgently...

Eye Surgery Associates expands

Eye Surgery Associates has expanded its operations in Auckland with a new location in Manukau joining its two existing clinics on the North Shore and in...

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