Ensure your practice stands out

Running an independent optometry practice in 2020 is challenging; managers and owners are required to wear many different hats. Not only are large competitors...

Collaboration, collegiality and cricket

This year’s Australia & New Zealand Glaucoma Society (ANZGS) meeting was held in the South Australian city of Adelaide. The magnificent Adelaide Oval...

Style eyes: Looking ahead: the latest from London

100% Optical is a reasonably new show to the UK optical industry; it is now in its seventh year. I worked with the show when it first began, back in February...

Merging Auckland ophthalmology

A new full-time regional coordinator is being sought to work out how best to merge Auckland’s ophthalmology services to remove disparities of care.

Allergic eye disease: itching to know more?

Allergic conjunctivitis is a common condition affecting approximately 30 to 40% of the population, depending on location.1-3 In the last decade there have...

Which way now for our heroic public eye clinics?

The district health boards’ (DHBs) follow-up clinic performance figures to August 2019 have been released in response to an Official Information Act (OIA)...

Which low-dose atropine for myopia control?

Myopia is rapidly emerging as one of the biggest public health concerns of our genera􀆟on. More than 2.5 billion people have myopia globally. It is es􀆟mated...

BOOK REVIEW: Contemporary Orthokeratology

In recent years there has been a resurgence in interest in orthokeratology. This clinical procedure involves the refractive reshaping of the cornea through...

Seeing is believing: A VM primer

I have visited well over 1000 practices in multiple continents and I have learned that there are as many ways to practice optometry as there are colours....

Magic and myopia in Las Vegas

I recently returned from a week on the West Coast of USA, primarily in Las Vegas, for the Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS) held in January each year....

SPONSORED FEATURE: How MyHealth1st transformed one Christchurch practice

Since launching in New Zealand in 2018, MyHealth1st has steadily strengthened its market share, with an estimated 30% of New Zealand’s independent optometrists...

Medical ship ahoy!

At the age of 15, I visited a medical Mercy Ship and from that day on I knew I was going to serve on one. So, when then the opportunity came, I jumped...

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