Looking under the covers

If you added a theme to Auckland Eye’s last Insight seminar, it would have to be to look under the covers. Presenters Drs Justin Mora, Jo Sims and Dean...

Robot optical assistants?

Taking pride of place in Silmo Paris’ “Next” area this year was a cute robot - well the face design on the monitor was cute - from Paris-based artificial...

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...

Transforming eye care with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has delivered remarkable achievements: near human-level image classification, handwriting transcription and speech recognition....

SMH, treating retinal breaks and hypersonic vitrectomy

Sub-macular haemorrhage in neovascular AMD; Prophylactic treatment of retinal breaks; Ultrastructural and histopathologic findings after pars plana vitrectomy...

Ozurdex batches recalled in NZ

Allergan New Zealand has issued an urgent recall for three batches of its Ozurdex (Dexamethasone) 700 microgram Intraocular Implant. A recall has not yet...

Out of sight

I must confess to being fairly ambivalent about the plight of blind folk till I joined their ranks. Sure, they were around, but - as for most people -...

New CERA head

Professor Keith Martin has been appointed managing director of the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and Ringland Anderson Professor of Ophthalmology...

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