RANZCO: first female president

Dr Heather Mack will become the first female president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) at the RANZCO Congress...

New markers for eye disease

Scientists have discovered 19 new genetic markers that could predict the risk of eye disease, bringing the total number of known variants to 45. The genome-wide...

Non-surgical laser vision correction

Columbia Engineering researcher, Professor Sinisa Vukelic has developed a new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision without causing tissue...

Is reading at night better?

Reading in the morning may accelerate myopia, according to new research from Flinders University. “Our results show that changes in the length of the...

Sense of touch for robots?

Stanford and Seoul National University researchers have developed an artificial nerve system which gives prosthetic devices and robots reflexes and a sense...

NZ optoms' practices survey

Changes made to the New Zealand optometrists' scope of practice in 2005 and 2014 increased the range of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs) that can...

RANZCO launches Kiwi’fied AMD guidelines

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) launched its age-related macular degeneration (AMD) management guidelines, tailored...

Healthy eyes unexpectedly harbour virus

Researchers at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) have discovered that contrary to expectations, a common virus triggers long-lasting inflammation in the eyes...

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