Bringing Barcelona to NZ

Etnia Barcelona means ‘ethnicity Barcelona’ in Catalan. The name, style and story, all very much represents the essence of Barcelona, said Sophie Pottecher,...

Statins lower glaucoma risk

Harvard Medical School researchers found regular statin use reduces the risk of developing primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), while higher cholesterol...

Coffee capsule specs!

Hungarian Tipton Eyeworks has teamed up with coffee giant Nespresso to launch a new, eco-friendly eyewear collection made from the company’s recycled capsules.

IOL constants database ready for use

Refractive surgeons can now freely access information on IOL constants from an online database, IOLCon, that continuously compiles and optimises the data.

Safilo signs David Beckham

Eyewear giant Safilo Group has signed a 10-year agreement with iconic football player David Beckham to secure the global rights to produce and distribute...

Stars and their eyes: Helen Keller

On 27 June we celebrate the memory of Helen Keller. Blind and deaf, she defeated overwhelming odds to become an internationally recognised author and lecturer...

Trump’s foetal tissue ban “a step back for science”

The scientific community has erupted in protest against US President Donald Trump’s abrupt halt on foetal tissue research, calling it a “step backward...

Maarten Weidema - optical personality 2019

Eyewear influencer Maarten Weidema has received the award for International Optical Personality of the Year at the Monaco International Optics Trophies...

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