OCT scanning by robot

Engineers and ophthalmologists at Duke University in North Carolina, US, have developed a robotic optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that scans...

Stars and their eyes… Stephen Curry

American basketball superstar Stephen Curry, aged 33, has keratoconus. The Golden State Warriors legend, considered one of the greatest three-point shooters...

Mandatory jabs for ECPs

It is now expected that optometrists, dispensing opticians and supporting staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 December 2021 and receive...

Classics and quirkiness awarded

The New York-based Accessories Council marked its third-annual Design Excellence Awards with a virtual ceremony honouring brands for their ‘outstanding’...

Eye meds database goes live

A new online database allows eyecare professionals to search ophthalmic drug information and includes a dosage calculator based on patient weight.

Promising photobiomodulation pilot for AMD

A pilot study of LumiThera’s Valeda Light Delivery System, a photobiomodulation (PBM) device, for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration...

Generous gifts to improve equity

The University of Auckland School of Optometry and Vision Science’s (SOVS’) Community Spectacle Scheme has received two significant donations, ensuring...

Glaukos boosts iStent platform

Glaukos has filed a supplemental pre-market approval application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iStent Infinite trabecular micro-bypass...

Optoms challenge eyewatering costs

Australia’s Young Optometrists (YO) association has challenged the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary’s (APF’s) regulatory changes to the manufacturing...

Compounded eye drops scare

Patient complaints over compounded atropine eye drops are on the rise in New South Wales, with one patient lodging a grievance with the Australian Health...

Cataract surgery lowers IOP

In a report published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, a team of US researchers have shown that patients with ocular hypertension may benefit...

IAPB: 2030 in sight

Building on the achievements of Vision 2020, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has released a new 10-year strategy: 2030...

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