Ocular Surface Laboratory update

Over the year there’s been a strong team of individuals working under the Ocular Surface Laboratory (OSL) banner. We look at some of what's been happening.

VR to tackle work DED?

The modern workplace is a hostile environment for a dry eye sufferer. Computer use decreases blink frequency and completeness, leading to lipid layer breakdown...

Not all eye drops are created equal!

Deficiency in tear film quality and quantity are often considered key defining characteristics of dry eye disease (DED). The complex, dynamic multi-component...

So you want to set up a dry eye clinic?

It’s become clear, as our knowledge has evolved, that dry eye management, if performed thoroughly, cannot be squeezed into a normal examination as part...

The immune system, the nervous system and the ocular surface

A characteristic of dry eye disease (DED) is the presence of inflammation, a significant driving factor of the vicious circle that is DED. TFOS second...

SOVS Advancing clinical practice

After the welcome and mihi, Jack Phu from the Centre for Eye Health in Sydney opened this year’s University of Auckland School of Optometry and Vision...

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...

Clareon comes to Tauranga

Since the recent launch of Alcon’s world-first AutonoMe preloaded IOL delivery system with the Clareon intraocular lens (IOL) in Sydney, several ophthalmologists...

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