Low dose atropine and ortho-k: is it OK?

The literature has established that both orthokeratology (ortho-k) and atropine are effective at slowing myopia progression and are increasingly being...

Prepping for financial year end

Prepping for the end of the financial year is about as mundane a task as a business can perform. Or, at least, the old way was.

Getting to grips with low vision

Auckland university’s School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) held its annual Low Vision Day on 7 March 2019. The day is designed for final year...

NZOSS: new year, new beginnings

Hello and welcome from the 2019 New Zealand Optometry Student Society (NZOSS) executive.

Being an MDNZ professional friend

In 2015, Macular Degeneration New Zealand (MDNZ) launched its Professional Friends network; a chance to give something back to a charity at the frontline...

Optic disc, drusen OCTs and idiopathic intracranial hypertension

The role of OCT in differentiating optic disc drusen from oedema; Multimodal imaging of buried optic nerve head drusen; A population-based evaluation of...

Vitreous floaters

The vitreous gel fills the posterior segment of the eye and has a volume of about 4ml. It is composed of 98% water and 2% structural proteins and extracellular...

Book review: Every Doctor by Leanne Rowe & Michael Kidd

With recent media spotlight on doctor suicides and burnout, the release of Every Doctor couldn’t have been better timed. Every Doctor, written by two accomplished...

Glaukos iStent: 5-year tick

An international glaucoma study showed use of the Glaukos iStent trabecular micro-bypass stent during cataract surgery delivered a 38% reduction in mean...

Cloudy days ahead: keeping up with technology

Being brought up with movies like Terminator, I always imagined artificial intelligence, or AI as it’s increasingly called, would be this terrifying army...

Clinical pearls from GSLS 2019

Now in its eleventh year, the Global Speciality Lens Symposium (GSLS), held annually in Las Vegas, is a unique conference focused on enabling eye care...

Opti vs Silmo trends heading our way

Silmo Paris 2018 feels like a lifetime ago now, but it only took place from 28 September to 1 October last year. Move forward three months to its German...

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