Amniotic membrane in optometry practice for dry eye patients?

Amniotic membrane has been considered an adjunctive treatment for ocular surface conditions since the 1990s... advances in amniotic membrane preservation, storage and application methodologies now provide the capacity to transplant the tissue without the need for surgery. With potent anti-inflammatory and epithelial healing properties should it now be considered as a treatment by optometrists for chronic conditions such as dry eye disease...

 

Striving for equity in eye heath

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata he tangata he tangata. What is the most important thing in this world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

An eye on autism

The job of the optics industry is to support those with visual impairment and prevent others from developing it, but for patients who are neurodiverse,...

Developing a more effective eye drop for DED and other inflammatory ocular conditions

It is well recognised that tear film lipid layer instability is one of the hallmarks of evaporative dry eye disease (DED), yet most artificial tears are...

BOOK REVIEW: Pickwell’s Binocular Vision Anomalies, sixth edition

The first and second editions of this textbook were written by Professor David Pickwell, who specialised in binocular vision and ocular anatomy and physiology...

Birds of a feather dispensing better

Do you recall the best customer service you ever received? I’m sure it felt effortless, like their service and product was tailored just for you. That’s...

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