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Preventive measures control myopia during pandemic

Promoting outdoor activities in kindergartens combined with undisrupted school-based preventive strategies can keep myopia levels stable, even during the...

Spike in student eyestrain during pandemic

A large proportion of university students doing online learning during the pandemic are suffering from eye fatigue, eyestrain, ocular discomfort, headaches...

ODOB: New Level 2 and Level 4 reminder

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (7 Sept 2021) As you will be...

ODOB: For those moving to Level 3

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (27 Aug 2021)The Board would...

ECPs asked to report Covid-19 vaccination reactions

The New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe) is asking eyecare professionals (ECPs) to report any ocular conditions that may...

Vaccine model failing Kiwis with chronic health issues

Thousands of Kiwis with long-term health conditions remain Covid-19 vaccine hesitant while more than a quarter (29%) have not been offered a vaccine, a...

No face-to-face contact under Alert Level 4

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) and the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board...

ODOB: Covid-19 update - LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (17 Aug 2021) As you will be...

Eye test to aid long-Covid diagnosis?

A routine eye examination could allow doctors to detect long Covid in patients, according to a new study.  Led by Dr Gulfidan Bitirgen from Necmettin Erbakan...

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...

OdySight – remote vision monitoring

A mobile app developed for patient remote vision monitoring affords patients and practitioners an added level of protection, particularly during long intervals...

Workers feel the brunt of Covid stress

The majority of New Zealand employers (56%) and employees (59%) have felt stressed about Covid-19 in the past six months, with Kiwis under the age of 25...

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