Plan, what plan?

Early in my business career I learned to endure strategic planning sessions. These came complete with those dreaded modern-day instruments of torture,...

Screening of infants for ocular abnormalities

Preventing childhood visual impairment is a priority of the World Health Organisation’s “Vision 2020 - The Right to Sight” due to the high emotional, social...

Kiwis join call to ban eyeball tattoos

Kiwi eye health professionals took to the airwaves in October adding their voice to the call for governments on both sides of the ditch to ban eyeball...

Glaucoma

Risk factors For rapid glaucoma disease progression; Virtual clinics in glaucoma care: face-to-face versus remote decision-making; Risk of visual field...

Earthquake lessons?

After the Christchurch earthquakes, a paper titled, ‘Disorientated and immobile: the experiences of people with visual impairments during and after the...

Slashing DHB eye patient waitlists, easily!

Perhaps I’m writing this article from the future, but I should really be writing this from the past as this is not a new debate for Chalkeyes, but one...

Stars and their Eyes … David Bowie

The late David Bowie’s eyes appeared heterochromic, however he actually had anisocoria due to an injury. At age 14, Bowie and his life-long friend, artist...

Krill vs fish oil and other eye treatments

Steroid-sparing effect of 0.1% tacrolimus eye drop for treatment of shield ulcer and corneal epitheliopathy in refractory allergic ocular diseases; A randomized,...

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