Our journey to change

The Blind Foundation is committed to providing the right support at the right time for Kiwis’ experiencing sight loss. This has been a key driver of the...

The lie that is soft contact lens ‘fitting’

For anyone who has followed these specialty contact lens articles over time you will have noticed a conspicuous lack of mention of the dominant segment...

Book review: Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition

This is a serious neuro-ophthalmology textbook. The authors cover diagnosis and treatment of neuro-ophthalmic conditions in one concise but dense textbook. One...

Allergies and contact lenses

The term allergy is defined by the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology as “a chronic condition involving an abnormal reaction to an ordinarily...

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...

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