SILMO 2018: All the fun of the fair

Given last year was Silmo’s spectacular 50th anniversary celebration at the Grand Palais, complete with stilt walkers and ballet, it was a wonderful surprise...

Silmo 2018: A plug for Sydney

The welcoming press conference at Silmo 2018 included a big plug for the Silmo enfants or kids, as director Eric Lenoir described them: Silmo Istanbul,...

The lie that is soft contact lens ‘fitting’

For anyone who has followed these specialty contact lens articles over time you will have noticed a conspicuous lack of mention of the dominant segment...

Book review: Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition

This is a serious neuro-ophthalmology textbook. The authors cover diagnosis and treatment of neuro-ophthalmic conditions in one concise but dense textbook. One...

Allergies and contact lenses

The term allergy is defined by the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology as “a chronic condition involving an abnormal reaction to an ordinarily...

A life-changing event

When he was a young boy, my grandfather lost his right arm at the shoulder after falling off the tram he was travelling on and rolling underneath its wheels....

Sport style: can you have it all?

Whether your patient is a top performing athlete that competes at the Olympics every four years or they simply enjoy cycling or playing in their local...

Life through a lens

Tinted or polarised? Mirror or photochromic? Sunnies aren’t one size fits all, you need to make sure your patient has the right tools for the job.

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