A win for family business

Lisa Wymond, Eyes Right Optical and Modstyle national brands manager, was recently awarded the Australian Next Generation Achiever Award at the Family...

Glaucoma studies and doctors’ mental health research funded

Two Flinders University eye research projects focusing on glaucoma and one looking for ways to reduce the suicide rate among doctors are among 35 new health...

Laser intervention slows some AMD progression

Results of an Australian clinical trial show a four-fold reduction in the rate of progression to late stage AMD in 76% of intermediate age-related macular...

Video game for visually-impaired

Researchers are testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives. Developed...

Retinoblastoma spread stopped in cells and fish

By comparing genetic sequences in the eye tumours of children whose cancers spread with tumours that didn’t spread, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers...

Poppet Pod opens in Richmond

Poppet Optics and Matthews Eyewear Eyecare have opened a third Poppet Pod in Richmond, Nelson following the success of the Epsom and Ponsonby pods. The...

Aussie malpractice attempted murder case sparks safety review

Australian medical governance bodies have welcomed the application of “the full force of the law”,  following the conviction of a medical practitioner...

Smart smart glasses

A small tech startup has launched what might be the first pair of smart glasses that people may actually wear and use.Looking exactly like a standard pair...

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