NZ Optometrist censured

A New Zealand optometrist has been found guilty of breaching the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights for not providing an adequate...

DO textbook crisis?

A change of mind at the last moment has saved budding New Zealand dispensing opticians from having to share textbooks this year, at least in the short-term....

ODOB reviews TAFE DO course

The optometrists and dispensing opticians board (ODOB) is currently consulting on the revocation of the accreditation of the ‘Certificate IV in Optical...

Shamir opens new Kiwi lab

Shamir has opened a new fitting lab and service centre near Sylvia Park shopping precinct in the Mt Wellington area in Auckland.

Dior opens eyewear store

Luxury fashion house Dior has opened its first boutique store dedicated to eyewear.

Capitalising on the global glaucoma market

The total glaucoma market was estimated to be $2.6bn across the seven major markets in 2016 and this is expected to grow to $3.8bn in 2026, at a compound...

Visique tops for customer satisfaction

Visique has won this year’s Canstar Blue Award for customer satisfaction in the New Zealand optometrists’ category.

VOSO to tackle low vision

The Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) eye health aid group is adding low vision to its list of aid services from this year and is urgently...

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