The gift of sight World Sight Day 2021 winning photos

Julie-Anne Davies’ picture of a Ladakhi weaver won the professional award at this year’s International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) World Sight Day photo competition.

Doing it for the kids: Speckles’ Maddy Scavone

Melbourne paediatric orthoptist Maddy Scavone had a dream – not figuratively, an actual dream – which woke her up and prompted her to start sketching....

Neuroprotection and nicotinamide

In ophthalmology, ‘neuroprotection’ usually refers to methods of preventing progressive glaucomatous visual field loss that are not intraocular pressure...

Chalkeyes presents: When Facebook says ‘no’!

Frustrated by Facebook’s decision to stop her promoting her business-to-business-focused Facebook sites after she declined to share confidential proof-of-identity...

Stevie steals the show

At this year’s ADONZ conference in Queenstown, I was joined by a very special guest, Stevie, a 14-month-old trainee guide dog.

Anti-presbyopia drops – fact or fiction?

Presbyopia is almost as inevitable as death and taxes. Practical solutions have been sought since time immemorial, particularly ones that free us of pesky...

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