Driving equitable access to DR screening

The New Zealand eye health community is pushing to improve eyecare among Kiwis with diabetes. As a part of this push, a new study has been launched to examine the eyecare pathway for Māori, Pasifika and young adults at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy (DR) to identify where the system is failing them and what can be done to improve access to care.  

Sarcoidosis and the eye

Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory condition characterised by non-caseating granulomas. It is a leading cause of inflammatory eye disease. Although...

Ophthalmology: creating balance

The RANZCO 2021 New Zealand Branch meeting was a much-anticipated affair amid the changing climate of Covid restrictions and unpredictable alert levels....

Optometry no longer needs feminism?

In 2021, the International Women’s Day theme was #ChooseToChallenge, so Optometry Australia (OA) chose to challenge the movement of feminism in optometry....

ANZSS 2021

I applaud the huge effort put in by Drs Anne-Marie Yardley and Brenda Breidenstein for organising and hosting this year’s Australian and New Zealand Strabismus...

Nurses: meeting future needs

Following the cancellation of last year’s annual ophthalmic nurses meeting, held in conjunction with the RANZCO NZ Branch conference each year, we waited...

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