Free genetic testing for IRD

US biotech company Invitae has launched ID your IRD, to offer free genetic testing to patients suspected by their healthcare providers of having an inherited...

All aboard the Vision Bus?

A mobile optometry programme run by the University of Auckland has highlighted the need to improve access to eye care for Kiwi schoolchildren and has kickstarted...

New co-management conference

Re:Vision’s new Co-Management Conference on Sunday 11 August to be held at its surgery in Mt Wellington, Auckland, promises to be the first of its kind...

RANZCO NZ: Inaugural medal lectures

The RANZCO NZ Branch has introduced two named lectures to its annual conference, honouring two leading ophthalmologists from New Zealand’s past, Professor...

Global forum for ophthalmic nurses

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses have designated 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and Midwife to honour the 200th...

Mixing complementary medicines?

More than half of the 2000 questions asked on an Australian helpline between 2014 and 2018 were about mixing complementary medicines with prescription...

AMRF: Supporting eye research

Eye health was the theme of a recent public lecture series featuring Auckland Medical Research Foundation (AMRF)-funded researchers from The University...

BEBs, zebras and lots of SMILES

The first Eye Institute seminar of 2019 was hosted by Dr Nick Mantell, who introduced the surgery’s new marketing advisor, Janelle Brunton-Rennie, who’s...

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