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...

Antiparasitic efficacy of eyelid cleansers for Demodex blepharitis

Ocular surface infestation with Demodex mites is recognised as a significant risk factor for the development of chronic blepharitis. Although 50% tea tree...

Ocular manifestations in Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome (DS), trisomy of chromosome 21, is one of the most common genetic causes of intellectual disability. It affects 50-80 newborns annually in...

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...

Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy

Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) is a disorder most commonly seen in association with autoimmune thyroid disease and it is characterised by orbital...

Post-cataract endophthalmitis

A great deal has been learnt in the last 10 years about the prevention of cataract endophthalmitis, making it a relatively uncommon complication in New...

Should glaucoma patients avoid caffeine?

Should glaucoma patients avoid caffeine?

Ophthalmic drug development

Developing new drugs for the treatment of ocular diseases can be a time-consuming and costly undertaking. The trip from laboratory to market can take anywhere...

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