Immune response contributes to glaucoma?

Immune cells that developed in the eye in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor to progressive vision loss from glaucoma, a research...

Patients want better lenses

Although 92 percent of eye care professionals (ECP) agree silicone hydrogel 1-day contact lenses are the best choice for patients’ eyes due to their breathability,...

Insight into retinal regulatory genes

Researches at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children have developed a new platform that enables them...

FDA approves Oxervate (cenegermin)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare disease...

Australia adopts standards for ophthalmic nurses

The Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association (AONA) National Council has launched the first National Practice Standards for Ophthalmic Nurses in Australia...

O=MEGA19 to become more mega?

Optometry Victoria (OV) and Optometry South Australia (OSA) members will vote on their proposed merger to become one representative optometry body at their...

EyeBall’s island of vision

Despite the chilly winter weather, the atmosphere was warm at the Grand Millennium at the end of July as the University of Auckland’s School of Optometry...

Disabled at heart of new funding model

A new disability support system, including a new funding model, will be trialled from 1 October in the MidCentral District Health Board (DHB).The new Enabling...

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