Combatting myopia together

A group of 33 retailers, insurers, equipment manufacturers, eye doctors, researchers and a consumer advocate met in Denver, Colorado, to encourage a unified...

ACO18: Looking ahead

Enjoy spring in Melbourne while visiting this year’s Australian College of Optometry’s (ACO’s) 2018 national conference. Held at the legendary Melbourne...

Register for ADONZ18

The Association of Dispensing Opticians of New Zealand’s (ADONZ’s) 2018 conference is now open for registration. Following a successful turnout in Christchurch...

Blood test better than eye biopsy

A simple blood test to diagnose and track the progression of uveal melanoma is showing promising results in studies by researchers from Western Australia’s...

CMDHB: more help needed

Four Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) ‘mega-clinics’ saw more than 550 patients, but there is still more to be done, said Dr Simon Dean,...

Kiwi practices embrace online booking

Since launching in New Zealand in January this year, an estimated 25% of New Zealand’s independent optometry market has signed up to MyHealth1st’s online...

Alcon’s new IOL arrives

Alcon’s new Clareon AutonoMe intraocular lens (IOL) and delivery system was launched in Australia and New Zealand on 30 June at its Synergeyes Clinical...

Eye banks sign ethical agreement

The global eyecare and eye bank community has unveiled the world’s first global agreement on the use of donated human tissue for ocular transplantation,...

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