The impact of diet on glaucoma

While drop therapies and surgical intervention are commonly used to control elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with glaucoma, alternative health...

Glaucoma: take it or leaf it?

In 1976, Robert Randall took on the United States government and won. Diagnosed with glaucoma and having tried conventional medication, the only treatment...

OTC focuses on glaucoma

This year’s Ocular Therapeutics Conference has been divided into four ocular therapeutics evenings (OTEs) due to potential pandemic-related interruptions....

SPONSORED: The new CT Lucia IOL from Zeiss

The ZEISS CT LUCIA 621P/PY is a new generation of aspheric, monofocal, hydrophobic C-loop intraocular lens (IOL) featuring the patented ZEISS Optic (ZO)...

Diagnosis and management of macular polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) has historically been considered a subtype of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). It is characterised...

Getting to grips with glaucoma

It was a case of third time lucky for the 2021 Glaucoma New Zealand (GNZ) Symposium. After two postponements over the past year, the symposium successfully...

You count your blessings

I have been in hospital. I have been counting my blessings, thankful to be in the hands of people who know what to do when things go wrong. I have been...

Stars and their eyes… Steve Bate

Double-Paralympic champion Steve Bate was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in 2011 and is officially blind, with about 10% of his vision remaining....

Central serous chorioretinopathy cases

Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is the fourth most common retinal disease¹. But unlike other common retinal diseases, CSCR commonly affects working-age...

Business planning – a must have for every retail practice!

All practices should have a business plan, which for small or medium-sized practices could be as simple as a one-page document. A larger and more complex...

Dr Dianne Sharp: regarding the retina

Well-known champion of retina disease patients Dr Dianne Sharp is retiring. So we asked our optometrist writer Louise Wood to find out how it all came...

Full house for EI seminar

Eye Institute’s first Auckland optometry evening seminar for 2021 attracted more than 170 eyecare professionals to the Orakei Bay conference centre in...

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