Matters of size: when is the cornea too large?

The cornea is the most significant refractive structure of the eye, contributing two-thirds of the eye’s refractive power, the remainder coming from the...

AMD exacerbates Covid complications

A study of 6,398 Covid-19-infected patients has shown that those with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) declined more rapidly, died at three times...

Stars and their eyes… Stevie Wonder

Legendary American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer Steveland Hardaway Morris, aka Stevie Wonder, born 13 May 1950, has been blind since...

Examining the LEAD trial

The LEAD study or Laser Intervention in early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) trial was a world-first study into the safety and efficacy...

Getting to grips with RPD and AMD

Late last year a world-leading study was launched concentrating specifically on reticular pseudodrusen (RPD) and why they appear to be a high-risk phenotype...

CASE STUDY: Glaucoma masqueraders

Glaucoma masqueraders (Table 1) are ocular conditions that have clinical features that resemble glaucoma. Like glaucoma, they are conditions that can change...

12 easy marketing ideas for practices

Your website is your 24-hour concierge to the rest of the world. Nothing says we don’t care more than a website that is long out of date. Is your copyright...

Privacy Act 2020 – are you compliant?

Privacy is difficult to define, it can mean different things to different people – a right to control information about yourself, a right to make decisions...

BOOK REVIEW: Positive Vision By Ken Brandt

Ken Brandt has had poor vision since being born prematurely, with subsequent progressive myopia resulting in a detached retina and eventually also cataracts....

Pushing ophthalmic boundaries in a Covid-19 era

The 2020 annual Save Sight Society Symposium was held on 20 November 2020 on a gorgeous day in the City of Sails at the Fisher & Paykel Clinical Educational...

AMD treatment controversies, corneal tumours, myopic risks and more

The post-lockdown novelty of rubbing shoulders with colleagues showed no signs of abating at Eye Surgery Associates’ postponed seminar and dinner evening...

SPONSORED: Encouraging patients to reset their eye health in 2021

After the unprecedented events of 2020, many of us are pressing the ‘restart’ button during 2021. Directly or indirectly, we have all been shaken by the...

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