Fashion update August 2018

VSP Australia’s Nine West Eyewear line has launched a new collection, The Bridge, specifically designed for pre-teens, teens and petite women. Thomas...

Gower: GNZ’s new ambassador

Stepping into the media spotlight himself, well-known TV news journalist Patrick Gower dug deep and shared his own personal battle with glaucoma in support...

Mugisho’s PhD excellence

Dr Lola Mugisho was awarded a Dean’s List placement from the University of Auckland in recognition of excellence achieved for her PhD thesis, Vascular...

Luxottica buys Barberini

Luxottica has bought optical glass sun lens manufacturer, Barberini for €140 million, entrenching its focus on “made in Italy” and high-quality sun lenses,...

Treatment for bullous keratopathy?

A study in Japan, led by Professor Shigeru Kinoshita from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, has shown cultured human corneal endothelial cells...

Ministerial meeting for MD

On behalf of Macular Degeneration New Zealand (MDNZ), trustee and Tauranga-based ophthalmologist, Dr Andrew Thompson, met with the Health Minister, David...

Novartis to sell Alcon

Novartis confirmed it will spin-off its eye care division, Alcon, to shareholders and complete a share buyback of up to US$5 billion by the end of 2019,...

NZAO coming to Paihia

The New Zealand Association of Optometrists’ (NZAO) annual conference is now open for registration. This year the conference will be held in Paihia in...

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