RPE a haven for Ebola

Australian researchers have found retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells appear to be particularly susceptible to harbouring Ebola and other viruses.  Uveitis...

New macular dystrophy discovered

Researchers from the National Eye Institute (NEI) have identified a novel genetic macular dystrophy, which is yet to be named.  “Affected individuals had...

Tepezza – hyperglycaemia vigilance

Clinical trial results for Tepezza, the only thyroid eye disease (TED) treatment approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have associated...

Oculoplastic labs, neoplasms and rosacea research

Pilot evaluation for an image-based eyelid lesion management service

SPONSORED: Freeform lens design into finished single vision lenses

ZEISS ClearView Finished Single Vision lenses represent a milestone in optics and aesthetics of stock lenses

SOVS – change at the top

Dr Andrew Collins is the new head of School of Optometry and Vision Sciences (SOVS) at the University of Auckland, following Professor Steven Dakin’s two...

Alcon augments drop portfolio

Alcon has signed a US$60 million agreement to acquire Kala Pharmaceuticals’ loteprednol etabonate products Eysuvis 0.25% for dry-eye disease (DED) and...

Probing sleep apnoea and glaucoma link

A West Australian (WA) research team is testing the eyes of 500 patients to investigate possible links between sleep apnoea and the development of glaucoma....

SPONSORED: Unleashing a new experience in phaco – QUATERA 700

Whilst cataract surgery with phacoemulsification has for many years been recognised to be one of the safest and most effective surgical procedures, there...

Back to the Future, take II

Registrations flew in as soon as the new dates for the 2022 Cornea and Contact Lens Society (CCLS) conference were announced, with the in-person part of...

3D-printed self-moisturising CL

Investigators in India are developing a 3D-printed self-moisturising contact lens which they say has implications for the development of the next-generation...

Traumatic brain injury funding boost

Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at Auckland University have received $150,000 from the Health Research Council for a project aiming...

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