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...

Dispensing drama!

Seven years, five jobs, four colleges and finally, Jasmine Brodie is a DO.

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...

SCC7: clinical wisdom and positioning

The seventh Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC7) at the Melbourne Convention Centre in September was a far bigger affair than previous years. The half-day...

Fiji with a bag full of magnifiers

A week in Fiji sounds very appealing in mid-winter, but a Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) trip is no picnic in the sun - though there was...

From toxoplasmosis to endophthalmitis

Eye Institute’s popular winter seminar welcomed a large crowd of optometrists to the Ellerslie Event Centre in Auckland, while no less than eight resident...

Glaucoma Symposium 2018

An upbeat entrance through a high-tech trade fair was the welcome for this year’s glaucoma New Zealand symposium at Alexandra Park in Auckland. A record...

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...

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