First Aussie indigenous eye doc

Kristopher Rallah-Baker is Australia’s first indigenous ophthalmologist.The Queensland doctor has been based with Lions Outback Vision - the outreach arm...

FDA approves artificial iris

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the United States, a surgically-implanted device to treat adults...

Preservatives in glaucoma drops

Switching to preservative-free tafluprost leads to an increase in tear film thickness (TFT), breakup time and an improvement in the dry eye-related quality-of-life...

Fashion update – June 2018

Inface; Jono Hennessy; Götti

Insight into dry eye, drugs and macula holes

On a very stormy evening in April, Auckland Eye held its first Insight seminar of the year over dinner at Auckland’s Orakei Bay function centre.

Coalition gains traction

The Eye Health Coalition met with a cross-party group of MPs to help push ahead with its mission to vastly improve access to good quality eye care for...

Funding for optical laser biometry

Dr Ehsan Vaghefi has been awarded a Health Research Council (HRC) Explorer grant of $150,000 for his work on Optical Laser Biometry (OLB). This technology,...

Varilux X: celebrating innovation

While the news of Varilux X’s regional launch was covered by the Australasian media last month (see NZ Optics’ May issue), the Essilor platinum partners...

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