Too small for independent advice?

Many small business owners in the optical sector assume that company boards are for the big boys, yet the benefits of independent directors or advisors...

Research reviews: retinal detachment with macula-off, epiretinal membranes and anti-VEGF for DMO

Visual recovery after retinal detachment with macula-off: is surgery in the first 72h better? Frings A, Markau N, Katz T et alBritish Journal of Ophthalmology....

NZOSS: Future sight

Hello dear readers and welcome to my first column for NZOSS, the New Zealand Optometry Student Society for 2018. It almost seems redundant to wish you...

Health and safety – what you need to do

An optometrist or ophthalmologist’s practice is a relatively low-risk business, however, you have a duty to ensure you can demonstrate that you have taken...

You can see my house from here

I hate heights. Briefly, as a young man, I had no fear of them. I would happily get onto the roof, trailing cable from my valve radio and attach it to...

Book Review – Ryan’s Retina, sixth edition

Ryan’s Retina is recognised internationally as one of the most comprehensive resources for the study of retinal diseases and hence I approached this textbook...

AI and ophthalmology

From driverless cars to robot surgery, it’s clear this is the dawn of the age of machines, and medicine is becoming a primary focus for this artificial...

In Cameroon with Orbis

Orbis is the world’s only accredited teaching flying eye hospital. It was set up in 1982 by an American ophthalmologist called Dr David Paton who felt...

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