AUSCRS 2018: The most successful ever

This year’s Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (AUSCRS) meeting was held in Noosa, Queensland from October 17-20.

Aussie glaucoma implant trial

Australian biotechnology company PolyActiva has recruited patients into a Phase I clinical study designed to show its PA5108 ocular glaucoma implant is...

Deep learning spots AMD?

A Johns Hopkins University study has shown deep learning (DL) can assist in a detailed assessment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the estimation...

Elderly have eye trouble

A study of over 700 elderly people in France showed 38.4% had an uncorrected refractive error (URE), and that among those unable to attend an outpatient...

Contact lens benefits myopes

Data from a study evaluating the use of a dual-focus myopia control 1-day soft contact lens shows this approach continues to substantially slow myopia...

Promising EDOF CLs

Researchers at Brien Holden Vision Institute have been developing novel contact lenses to slow the progression of myopia, which incorporate extended depth...

Mobile app for retinal screening

RETINA-AI has released an Android version of its mobile app for eye care providers, Fluid-Intelligence, which uses AI to detect macular oedema and subretinal...

Specsavers’ OCT rollout complete

Specsavers’ rollout of OCT in New Zealand is complete, with the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology now available in every Specsavers store across the...

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