Scleral lenses in DED management

In theory, fitting scleral lenses for my dry eye patients was a logical evolution for both my dry eye and rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lens practice...

Chalkeyes presents: My new best friend

Almost as soon as pandemic and lockdown arrived, we were talking about the lasting changes this might bring: the ‘new normal’. I got a bit tired of hearing...

What’s new in dry eye management today and looking ahead

In the early days of my clinical career, most products for managing dry eye disease (DED) focused on increasing eye lubrication using a limited range of...

Providing an optometric dry eye service through a pandemic

Scotland, like many places, has experienced a cycle of peaks and troughs in Covid-19 case numbers and corresponding restriction levels. I work as part...

New kids on the block in DED

As research in dry eye disease continues to take important steps forward, industry partners have stepped up to bring an exciting range of multifunctional...

Striving for equity in eye heath

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata he tangata he tangata. What is the most important thing in this world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

BOOK REVIEW: Pickwell’s Binocular Vision Anomalies, sixth edition

The first and second editions of this textbook were written by Professor David Pickwell, who specialised in binocular vision and ocular anatomy and physiology...

An eye on autism

The job of the optics industry is to support those with visual impairment and prevent others from developing it, but for patients who are neurodiverse,...

Developing a more effective eye drop for DED and other inflammatory ocular conditions

It is well recognised that tear film lipid layer instability is one of the hallmarks of evaporative dry eye disease (DED), yet most artificial tears are...

Birds of a feather dispensing better

Do you recall the best customer service you ever received? I’m sure it felt effortless, like their service and product was tailored just for you. That’s...

Is your workplace mentally healthy?

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, contributing significantly to the wellbeing and prosperity of New Zealanders. Smaller workplaces employ...

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