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...

Stuti Misra awarded

Dr Stuti Misra, a lecturer in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland, was awarded an Early Career Research Excellence Award (ECREA)...

Snowvision 2018

Snowvision, the “coolest” boutique conference in the Southern Hemisphere, is on again this year from 1-4 August at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in wonderful...

An eye testing ad?

The newest instalment to the ‘Should’ve gone to Specsavers’ ad series includes an actual eye exam for viewers.

Eylea funded

After several meetings, rejections and new requests for feedback, aflibercept (Eylea), used to treat degenerative eye conditions, has finally been given...

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