Big move for Gates

Gates Optometrists celebrated its move to a new central location in Hamilton’s CBD by toasting the new premises with a soiree for local business people,...

Class of 2017 graduates

Entering to the powerful sound-track of Star Wars (the good side, that is, the dark side was reserved for the University’s professional teaching staff!),...

Kosby tech now in NZ

Little Peach have introduced the high-tech eyewear brand, Kosby, to New Zealand. Kosby eyewear incorporate a unique, and now patented, spring hinge, that...

Luxturna: costly but welcomed

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fast-tracked and approved a novel gene therapy, Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl), to treat patients...

Hamilton’s new educational evening

We had our first of, hopefully, many educational evenings with local Hamilton ophthalmologist Mr Chris Murphy at the end November. Mr Murphy, an anterior...

NZ student develops CLs for epilepsy

Inspired by a close friend, University of Canterbury student Logan Williams has invented 3D-printed polarised contact lenses (CLs) to address photosensitive...

Optometry Australia joins Silmo Sydney

Optometry Australia, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2018, has agreed to partner with Silmo Sydney due to its strong focus on optometry innovation...

Pill tracks compliance?

The FDA has approved a pill with a sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication. Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor)...

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