An eye for music

Mercury Bay optometrist Brett Howes has written and released his latest composition Lovelight, sung by New Zealand singer-song writer and Kiwi Indie music...

Immune response contributes to glaucoma?

Immune cells that developed in the eye in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor to progressive vision loss from glaucoma, a research...

Insight into retinal regulatory genes

Researches at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children have developed a new platform that enables them...

FDA approves Oxervate (cenegermin)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare disease...

Australia adopts standards for ophthalmic nurses

The Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association (AONA) National Council has launched the first National Practice Standards for Ophthalmic Nurses in Australia...

Allergan: Beyond glaucoma

Personalised medicine, moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach, is a big thing in today’s British National Health Service and this can make a big...

Disabled at heart of new funding model

A new disability support system, including a new funding model, will be trialled from 1 October in the MidCentral District Health Board (DHB).The new Enabling...

Alcon voluntarily withdraws CyPass Micro-Stent

Alcon has voluntarily withdrawn the CyPass Micro-Stent immediately, world-wide, and advises surgeons to stop implanting the CyPass Micro-Stent immediately...

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