Fluorescein and tear film stability assessment

Tear film stability measurement is an integral component of the assessment of dry eye disease. Although ocular instillation of sodium fluorescein via impregnated...

Tear supplements vs the environment

Adverse environmental conditions, including high airflow velocity and low relative humidity, are recognised to exacerbate dry eye signs and symptoms. Topical...

VR to tackle work DED?

The modern workplace is a hostile environment for a dry eye sufferer. Computer use decreases blink frequency and completeness, leading to lipid layer breakdown...

SOVS’ dry eye clinic opens

Optometrists are becoming increasingly aware of the challenges facing dry eye patients. Compliance with home treatments for dry eye can be variable and...

Handheld ophthalmoscope sees individual photoreceptors

Researchers have developed and demonstrated the first handheld ophthalmology instrument with resolution-boosting adaptive optics technology that can image...

No more taping eyes closed

Patients in the ICU or undergoing surgery now have an alternative to adhesive tape to keep their eyes closed to prevent eye desiccation or injury. The...

Eye diseases predict Alzheimer's

Patients who develop age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma are up to 50% more at risk of also developing Alzheimer's disease,...

1st Group eyes ophthalmology

After taking the Australasian optometry market by storm, 1st Group, the parent company of online booking and patient referral software platform MyHealth1st,...

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