Evaluating blindness risk with LHON

An Australian study has revealed that the country’s prevalence of vision loss due to Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is at least one in 68,403. LHON...

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)...

TearCare for MGD bags FDA approval

Sight Sciences’ TearCare system for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(K)...

On a road to eyewear

The new Porsche Design eyewear collection builds on the brand's legacy of providing functional and innovative sunglasses both on and off the road. “While...

Atropine enhances amblyopia patching

A trial of 108 children with severe amblyopia has shown that combined atropine and patching therapy (CAPT) showed superior improvement in visual acuity...

Covid-19 Protection Framework and Mandatory Vaccinations Order - Key messages

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 20 January 2022: With the increased cases of the...

Calling all CL educators

The International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) is seeking Asia Pacific nominations for its 2022 CL Educator of the Year award, with a US$3,000 (NZ$4,416) bursary...

ERO stands for sustainability

Eyes Right Optical (ERO) has launched a sustainable and ethical practices policy to reduce its environmental impact.

Stars and their eyes… Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder and executive chair Jeff Bezos is rumoured to have ptosis in his right eye, or possibly a bulging left eye. The online speculation seems...

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.

Readers for sunny days

Scojo New York has launched a new range of readers, including Vandam Sun, a fun, expressive shape with a scalloped edge detail at the brow. The lenses...

Innovative comfort

Well-known 3D eyewear innovator, Danish design company Monoqool has launched 11 new distinctive styles, blending a contemporary minimalistic style, trendsetting...

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