Green lenses for dyslexia?

Probably adding to the controversy over Irlen Syndrome* a joint research team from Brazil and France have shown green filters increased reading speed for...

OA wants 20/20 in 2020

Optometry Australia (OA) is calling on the optometry and eye health sector to put their support behind the year 2020 to declare it the Year of Good Vision...

Blood test for early AMD?

A new blood test is being developed at The Australian National University (ANU) which may detect patients at risk of dry age-related macular degeneration...

Human tests for Sydney’s bionic eye in 2019?

Researchers at the University of Sydney say they could test a new “bionic eye” - a ceramic and platinum retinal implant - on humans, as early as next year.The...

Therapeutics Product Bill: consultation begins

Health minister Dr David Clark has invited professionals, the public, businesses and other interested parties to have their say an exposure draft of the...

MDNZ ambassadors’ news

Pic Picot of Pic’s Peanut Butter fame and journalist Gordon Harcourt, former host of TVNZ’s FairGo, were introduced to Macular Degeneration New Zealand’s...

Eye docs doubt colour-change eye drop

Ophthalmologists have aired doubts about whether an eye colour changing balm promoted by Scott Disick on his Instagram could actually work, Buzzfeed reports.Disick...

Rotorua to host CCLS 2019

The New Zealand Cornea and Contact Lens Society’s 2019 annual conference will be held at the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside from Thursday 28 February to Sunday...

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