Independent optometrists discuss their decision to harmonise the end-to-end patient journey with the latest ophthalmic lens technology from a single manufacturer, and the value it’s creating for their businesses and patients. Read more
A new era in ophthalmic surgery has dawned with the emergence of 3D visualisation systems. Surgeons discuss how Alcon’s latest advance in this field is offering new levels of comfort, efficiency and teaching advantages in Australian operating theatres.
Two years since the KeepSight launch, Insight asks what measurable difference this once-in-a-generation program is making to those living with the diabetes.
Trends already shaping modern optometry were set on an even steeper trajectory with the advent of COVID-19. MS HILKE FITZSIMONS explains why Zeiss Vision Care’s future-focused products are well-positioned to support optometry during its next evolution.
Australian researchers have contributed to a new paper offering one of the most comprehensive reviews into the future of contact lenses, with predictions the medical device will extend beyond refractive correction to detect disease, deliver drugs, and incorporate microelectronics to enhance vision in real time. Read more
Four million eyes have now been treated globally with Zeiss Meditec’s SMILE procedure, helping cement the company’s dominance in the laser vision correction segment where it holds 27% market share. Read more
An Australian software solution that measures visual fields on multiple platforms, including iPad, has now been translated into a browser-based interface, making it compatible with common IT equipment. Read more
Advances in corneal research and development are shifting the landscape, potentially making transplantation of donor corneas – and even corneal surgeons – obsolete in future. RHIANNON BOWMAN investigates the homegrown projects leading the way. Read more
A 78-year-old bilaterally blind man has regained his sight after being implanted with what is reportedly the first artificial cornea that completely integrates with the eye wall with no reliance on donor tissue. Read more
Japanese contact lens manufacturer Menicon has signed a joint development agreement with a US firm producing the world’s first augmented reality contact lens that overlays images and text on wearers’ natural field of vision. Read more