J&J’s push for eyecare equity

Johnson & Johnson has partnered with the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) to close the gap on eye health for Aboriginal communities.   The...

BTP appoints new rep

Christchurch-based former optical assistant Rachel Green has joined BTP International Designz as a new optical sales representative, bringing the team...

VR eases MRI experience

Researchers from King’s College London have created a novel interactive virtual reality (VR) experience for patients undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging...

Kensie’s contemporary feminine style

Kenmark has released new collections for both Kensie and Kensie Girl. The contemporary styles offer contrast by mixing colours and materials featuring...

Alert Level 3 guideline changes for allied health professionals

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) on 19 October 2021 ODOB: NEW UPDATE ON GOVERNMENT...

RANZCO on dyslexia – it’s not in the eyes

Dyslexia is not a vision problem but a language-processing disorder, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and the...

NDDs and vision anomalies

A Spanish study investigating the relationship between visual problems and neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), such as dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity...

OptiLight secures FDA approval

Lumenis has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) De Novo authorisation for its newest intense pulsed light (IPL) device OptiLight, designed...

Lower BP linked to glaucoma

A retrospective study of 7,501 eyes has shown that lower blood pressure is associated with faster rates of retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) loss.

Long shelf-life corneas now in NZ

Ready-to-use electron beam (e-beam) irradiated corneas and sclera with a two-year shelf life are now available in New Zealand.

Thinking of sub-speciality upskilling?

Independent optometrist Jagrut Lallu and Auckland University’s School of Optometry and Vision Science master’s student Tian Yu Quan are inviting optometrists...

UK numberplate eye test

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) is backing the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency’s (DVLA) Number Plate Test campaign, highlighting that...

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