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...

Optometry’s sex change?

The ’80s: bad hairdos, shoulder pads, high-waisted jeans and male optoms vastly outnumbering female optoms. Then, in 1987, things changed. For the first...

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...

Summer’s blight: pterygia

A pterygium is a common benign ocular surface growth. It typically starts on the nasal conjunctiva close to the limbus as a pinkish, triangular tissue...

Allergic to glasses?

Ugly, red blotches; itchy, inflamed spots; oozing sores. No, this is not a description of a zombie from the latest horror flick, but a patient suffering...

TFOS DEWS II: a year on…

It’s been a full year since the outcomes of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s second Dry Eye Workshop (now better known as TFOS DEWS II) were...

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