Nurses: understanding low vision life

This year’s Ophthalmic Nurses Group meeting was held at the Hilton Auckland alongside The New Zealand branch of RANZCO and the orthoptist’s meeting. There...

McGhee honoured by Asia Cornea Society

The 6th Asia Cornea Society Meeting, the largest cornea-focused gathering in the Asia-Pacific, was held in Qingdao, China, from 16-18 May. The conference...

Mahalo ARVO Hawaii

Honolulu in the 50th state of the United States of America, Hawai’i, hosted the 2018 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference...

Orthoptists: crossing ophthalmology divides

New Zealand’s Orthoptic Society annual conference, held in parallel with the RANZCO NZ Branch meeting in Auckland, proved to be another interesting event...

Case study: orbital cellulitis

Orbital cellulitis is an uncommon but serious ophthalmic emergency that is potentially sight threatening. In Australasia, community-acquired methicillin-resistant...

Corneal transplant rejection: principles and clinical management

Corneal transplantation is the most common form of tissue transplant in New Zealand with more than 300 cases performed annually. As widely-known, the primary...

Glaucoma: beta blockers, optic disk size and OCT

Systemic medication associations with presumed advanced or uncontrolled POAG; A small disc area is a risk factor for visual field progression in POAG:...

Not everyone loves LASIK

It’s widely accepted that patients undergoing LASIK surgery are happy with the results, but the New York Times says that might not be the case. Based...

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