Chalkeyes presents: A great hop, skip and jump forward

Ingenious adaptation came to our neighborhood during lockdown number two, on a footpath, beneath the pretty trees.

Ophthalmic podcast picks for 2020

During this current Covid-19 pandemic-restricted world, there has been some amazing, live, online ophthalmology content produced, and I’m still very much...

Stars and their eyes… celebrity MasterChef Amar Latif

British TV personality Amar Latif is the first blind contestant in the UK’s 2020 Celebrity Masterchef. Born in 1974, Latif was diagnosed early with retinitis...

Creating results with LinkedIn?

I am asked 'how do I create results with LinkedIn' so often that I have developed a list of key steps to introduce this powerful business development method.

Lenses: thinking outside the frame

Being a keen hobbyist, I came across a situation that required some work to be completed above my head. I needed to connect and install 12-volt electrical...

New toric IOL unveiled in Australasia

Ophthalmologists in New Zealand and Australia are the first in the world to be given access to Alcon’s new Clareon toric intraocular lens (IOL) and Auckland-based...

SPONSORED: Attracting new patients in tough times

Ocula is an independent optometry business with three practices in Christchurch, Queenstown and Wanaka in New Zealand’s South Island. Ocula first joined...

Māori and Pasifika, and ophthalmology

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has identified indigenous workforce development as a priority. Tackling this...

Wait… you want what?!

Fierce rivalry and battles of wit, experience and education have been raging for more than a century. Often characterised by the odd bruised eye, bruised...

Dry eye technology: improving outcomes

My practice focuses on specialty eye care and, much to my surprise, dry eye continues to be one of our main drawcards and is continuing to grow. A lot...

DED and immune-mediated diseases

The most severe forms of chronic dry eye disease (DED) are often caused by underlying immune-mediated diseases. These can be visually debilitating in some...

Battling OSD despite the pandemic

No one could have imagined what 2020 would bring, least of all those in the eye professions for whom ‘2020’, by all rights, was supposed to be our ‘perfect’...

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