Keeping patients on time for appointments

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Florida have found ways to ensure patients don’t waste what could be a health professional’s productive time by not being...

CooperVision CL factory earns environmental certification

The CooperVision contact lens manufacturing facility in Alajuela, Costa Rica, has received LEED Silver certification for its environmentally-conscious...

Ophthalmologists’ training centre upskills Pune doctors

A new training centre for ophthalmologists in India aims to upskill medical personnel in the use of modern devices, to make treatments such as phacoemulsification...

Urine test for river blindness

Scientists at Scripps Research have developed a urine dipstick test to detect the parasitic worms that cause river blindness (onchocerciasis), a tropical...

Self-cleaning, customised-flow glaucoma device

Purdue University researchers have developed a smart glaucoma drainage device which clears biofouling. It can also vary flow resistance so treatment can...

Uncalibrated smartphones can lead to misdiagnosis

Clinicians who use smartphones to capture photographs of patients’ eyes risk misdiagnosis if their cameras are not calibrated, say researchers from Anglia...

Paterson Burn awards

MSO was awarded the 2018 Paterson Burn Optometrists (PBO) Supplier of the Year Award and Essilor New Zealand the 2018 Business Partner of the Year Award...

HIV increases ocular syphilis risk in syphilis patients

Syphilis patients who also have HIV are almost twice as likely to have ocular syphilis (OS) than those who don’t have (or don’t know they have) human immunodeficiency...

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