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)....

Mass drug treatment for trachoma and scabies

Australian researchers have partnered with researchers in the Solomon Islands to prove it is possible to safely treat large populations for trachoma (an...

Bionic eye a step closer

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface,...

Alcon picks Geneva for new HQ

Alcon says it will locate its future global headquarters in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, following completion of its proposed spinoff from Novartis.Alcon's...

BHVI launches “complex cases” myopia course

The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch a new myopia management course, ‘Complex Cases’, in November. It will follow the original ‘Managing...

Contact lenses contribute to microplastics problem

Arizona State University researchers say throwing contact lenses down the drain at the end of their use could be contributing to microplastic pollution...

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