Ocula expands

Queenstown and Wanaka-based optometry practice Ocula, has added a third site to its brand with the acquisition of Christchurch-based Merivale Optical,...

oDocs nets Saudi deal

Dunedin-based oDocs Eye Care has signed its first international partnership with Riyadh’s King Saud University, the biggest medical university in the Arab...

Eye test may detect very early Alzheimer’s

A Washington University School of Medicine study published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests patients with preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) have retinal...

AAO recommends shingles vaccine for 50-ups

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) now recommends that people age 50 and older get the shingles vaccine – 10 years younger than a previous recommendation.Nearly...

Microdosing beats drops

A clinical study has demonstrated the effectiveness of high-precision microdosing to administer topical medications  accurately and effectively to the...

Ocular syphilis on the rise

A new study warns increasing numbers of people in industrialised countries are at risk of permanent damage to their vision as ocular syphilis is re-emerging...

Plant compound shuts down eye tumour growth

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that a natural plant compound shuts down uveal melanoma cell growth in human...

RANZCO releases NZ DHB glaucoma guidelines

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has released its Glaucoma Referral Pathways to District Health Boards (DHBs)....

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