Device Tech: when portability’s key

Taking advantage of the opportunity to actually talk to ophthalmologists face-to-face, Device Technologies’ Diego Sonderegger said he was delighted to...

BOptom grad ratios increase

A study by Deakin University and Coopervision has revealed that between 2011 and 2019, the number of registered optometrists in Australia increased by...

Driving equitable access to DR screening

As part of the eye health community’s push to improve eyecare among Kiwis with diabetes, a new study has been launched to examine the eyecare pathway for Māori,...

RANZCO focuses on sustainability

Following the launch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists’ (RANZCO’s) Sustainability Charter towards the end of last year,...

Printable CL sensor to replace ERGs?

An all-printed, stretchable corneal sensor built on commercially available disposable soft contact lenses (CLs), which could supplant electroretinogram...

Ophthalmology: good training, but bullying still an issue

Trainee ophthalmologists in Australia would recommend their profession to other doctors, but bullying and long work hours still need to be addressed, according...

Medix 21: affordable quality for a good cause

Reflecting the Balance theme of the RANZCO NZ 2021 conference, which included a push for better sustainability in ophthalmology, especially within cataract...

Māori eye health action plan

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has finished talking to key stakeholders in Aotearoa and is drafting an action...

New anti-allergy CLs

The first vision-correction contact lens (CL) to relieve allergic eye itch has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

RANZCO NZ 2021 presentation award winners

The RANZCO NZ 2021 conference presentation award winners were:

Ethnic divergence in glaucoma

A report by Professor Xiulan Zhang and Dr Fei Li at Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China, has highlighted the racial differences in the density of macular...

Cannabis smokers unaware of vision impact

Smoking cannabis significantly impairs vision, yet more than 90% of users believe it has no or very little effect on their vision, a new study has found.   With...

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