New ophthalmic imaging technique unveiled

Canada’s Photomedicine Labs at the University of Waterloo has demonstrated the first, non-contact, in-vivo imaging of ocular tissue using photoacoustic...

Pop-up vision screening

A team of Waikato eyecare professionals is running pop-up vision screening clinics at local Covid-vaccination centres, screening patients while they wait...

Fendalton Eye Clinic’s 25

Fendalton Eye Clinic has celebrated 25 years of delivering eyecare to Christchurch residents and beyond with a complete surgery refurbishment.

Billings named IOA finalist

John Billings has been named as one of six finalists for the prestigious International Opticians Association (IOA) Silmo International Optician of the...

New nurse prescribers’ rules

Nurses are now eligible to initiate and renew a Special Authority for medicines they are authorised to prescribe. Effected by the Ministry of Health and...

SPONSORED: ACOD - want to qualify as a DO?

The Australasian College of Optical Dispensing (ACOD) is Australasia’s largest independently owned training provider. Established in 2015, the college...

SILMO: Looking forward to September!

Silmo 2021, scheduled for 24-27 September in Villepinte, Paris, is welcoming the eyewear world to its first large-scale in-person event in two years.     Nearly...

EBAANZ honours donors and recipients

The Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand (EBAANZ) has created a new logo and new-look website to honour organ donors and recipients.   “Australians...

O=MEGA21 cancelled

O=Mega21, scheduled for 2-4 September 2021 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), is cancelled due to the current Australian state lockdowns...

Etnia Barcelona expands portfolio

Etnia Barcelona has acquired the Catalan eyewear brand, Lool Eyewear, growing its position in the eyewear market through the development of both its own...

Tech enables 3D-printed smart prescription specs

Luxexcel has launched VisionPlatform 7, a technology-agnostic system for 3D printing of prescription smartglasses. Earlier in 2021 the company demonstrated...

Covid and can-do Dos

Along with everyone else, more than a year ago now, New Zealand’s optometry practices were thrown into turmoil amid a nationwide lockdown. Returning to...

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