Meet the … Ocular nutritionist

Andrea Braakhuis is a registered dietitian with a PhD from the University of Auckland. Her work with antioxidants triggered her interest and research into...

Diet defence against eye disease

Nutrition for optimal eye health is an exciting area that has gained a huge amount of interest recently, and for good reason. Our ageing population, coupled...

Stars and their Eyes… Paul Holmes

In 1973, at the age of 23, the late broadcaster and keen amateur pilot Sir Paul Holmes had a near-fatal accident injuring his optic nerve and causing permanent...

Living with CBS

"Not one, but a whole herd of elephants, blocking the main street of Taupo. Their tails were swishing, their ears flapping and their huge rumps wriggling....

Don’t stop till you get enough

The conventional idea of retirement is to stop work at age 65 and put your feet up at home. But for many eyecare professionals, it seems that’s an outdated...

Facing the feedback

Dealing with online customer reviews is a matter of when, not if. So how should you handle the growing world of online reviews? Cait Sykes asked those...

Tackling that shrinking feeling

Shrinkage is a given in the retail game, but by taking a proactive approach to minimising theft, businesses can reduce both their stress levels and financial...

Iris melanoma: a review

Iris naevi are common, making up to 63% of melanocytic iris tumours found in adults1. In contrast, iris melanomas are rare, making up only 2-8% of all...

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