First 3D-printed human cornea

Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK have 3D-printed the first human corneas providing hope of an alternative to the limited supply of donated...

Not everyone loves LASIK

It’s widely accepted that patients undergoing LASIK surgery are happy with the results, but the New York Times says that might not be the case. Based...

Blind gamers on level playing field

Blind gamers may soon be able to play racing video games on a level footing with sighted players, using a device which turns a visual display into sound.Columbia...

25 years of PHARMAC

It’s 25 years since the establishment of the Pharmaceutical Management Agency, PHARMAC. “I’m delighted PHARMAC has reached this significant milestone....

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

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