Alcohol, IOP and glaucoma

With the holiday season fast approaching what should we be advising our glaucoma patients on alcohol consumption? Should we be advising them to dial back...

Sight saving challenges in the regions

The 2018 Save Sight Society conference opened with a hustle and bustle of registration as more than 100 attendees, including ophthalmologists, optometrists...

Snowvision 2018: a fun way to learn

Snowvision, a boutique fundraising conference which aims to send two Kiwi optometrists each year to study at the State University of New York (SUNY), is...

Not drowning, waving at sharks

People come from all over to see the biggest tourist attraction in Auckland. Paris has a tower, San Francisco has a bridge, Auckland has an old sewage...

Eye test may detect very early Alzheimer’s

A Washington University School of Medicine study published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests patients with preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) have retinal...

Relative afferent pupillary defect: role and assessment

Relative afferent pupillary defect (RAPD) is one of the more important clinical signs in neuro-ophthalmic examination. Quite often its presence is the...

Summer’s blight: pterygia

A pterygium is a common benign ocular surface growth. It typically starts on the nasal conjunctiva close to the limbus as a pinkish, triangular tissue...

Uveitis research update

Quantitative analysis of vitreous inflammation using OCT in patients receiving sub-Tenon's triamcinolone acetonide for uveitic cystoid macular oedema;...

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