Workshopping gonio and foreign bodies

The 2018 Eye Institute Annual Conference once again kicked off with two very practical workshops, this year tackling foreign body removal and gonioscopy....

EI education at Waipuna

This year’s Eye Institute conference featured guest speaker Professor Joanne Wood, from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland...

Ophthalmoscopy through the ages

In the early 19th century, the common hypothesis was that some ophthalmic diseases came from “inside the eye”, but there was no reliable way to view a...

Trusting tech and your instincts

A few months ago I was supervising a 5th year optometry student’s primary care clinic. It was a simple dry eye follow up. The patient Josh (not his real...

St George’s: a different view

When I first arrived at St George’s Eye Care (SGEC), I already knew that Christchurch and the South Island had so much to offer from great windsurfing...

Looking under the covers

If you added a theme to Auckland Eye’s last Insight seminar, it would have to be to look under the covers. Presenters Drs Justin Mora, Jo Sims and Dean...

Video game for visually-impaired

Researchers are testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives. Developed...

Transforming eye care with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has delivered remarkable achievements: near human-level image classification, handwriting transcription and speech recognition....

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