Alcon picks Geneva for new HQ

Alcon says it will locate its future global headquarters in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, following completion of its proposed spinoff from Novartis.Alcon's...

BHVI launches “complex cases” myopia course

The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch a new myopia management course, ‘Complex Cases’, in November. It will follow the original ‘Managing...

Contact lenses contribute to microplastics problem

Arizona State University researchers say throwing contact lenses down the drain at the end of their use could be contributing to microplastic pollution...

Immune response linked to dry eye

Researchers say immune cells that normally rush in to protect the eyes from infection might actually be disrupting moisturising glands and causing dry...

Understanding the “lid wiper”

We blink around 10,000 times a day, with the eyelids traversing the length of a football pitch in distance each day. Wiping over the eye’s surface with...

Blink test for DED

The Optrex Dry Eye Blink Test is a simple, online self-assessment tool which provides patients and clinicians with a convenient and rapid preliminary screening...

Castor oil for dry eye? Demodex?

Castor oil has a long and ancient history as a traditional remedy for skin, scalp and hair ailments, and internally for gastrointestinal and reproductive...

Dry eye in practice

Since our last dry eye special feature, dry eye has gone mainstream. We are proud to bring you the latest update on all things dry eye from this part of...

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