miophthalmology

  1. Diabetic Eye Disease: Anti-VEGF Treatment

    Dr. Devinder Chauhan | 28 June 2016

    Many types of lasers have been used over the years to treat diabetic eye disease, however increasingly, ophthalmologists are turning to intravitreal anti-VEGF injections. Presented here is a summary of findings and applications from studies into the treatment ... Read More

  2. ic100 Hand-held Tonometer

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    A decade after Icare revolutionised the screening of intraocular pressure with its successful hand held tonometer, the Finnish company has announced a major update of its flagship product. The ic100 tonometer sports a new ergonomic design and features to... Read More

  3. Iridex Micropulse Treatment for Diabetic...

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    Iridex, a leading laser manufacturer and researcher in laser applications, has added to its product range with micropulse ready lasers that are available in three wavelengths – 810nm, 577nm and 532nm – and can successfully treat retinal disease... Read More

  4. RETeval-DR

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    The New Welch Allyn RETeval-DR identifies patients with vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (VTDR) using a combination of electroretinography and pupillography. RETeval-DR generates a single numerical output that is compared to a cutoff value to minimise... Read More

  5. Treating Presbyopia with Corneal Inlays

    Dr. Kerrie Meades | 24 May 2016

    Presbyopia is a challenging condition that some surgeons are now choosing to correct with corneal inlays. Presbyopia remains a challenging condition for refractive surgeons, however it has gained significant interest as it is part of the way the human lens... Read More

  6. Presbia Microlens

    mivision | 24 May 2016

    The Presbia Microlens™ is a corneal inlay made from hydrophilic polymer and designed to correct presbyopia. The lens is 3.2 mm in diameter and about 15 microns in edge thickness, making it barely discernible once placed in the corneal stroma. The... Read More

  7. Kamra Inlay

    mivision | 24 May 2016

    The KAMRA® inlay is just 3.8 mm in diameter with a 1.6 mm central opening. It is smaller and thinner than a contact lens and is placed securely in the cornea. The KAMRA inlay extends depth of focus by blocking unfocused peripheral light rays, isolating... Read More

  8. ORA System featuring VerifEye

    mivision | 24 May 2016

    The ORA System is said to help meet the refractive demands of your cataract patients. As more patients seek to be spectacle free following cataract surgery, the need for advanced diagnostics increases. ORA (Optiwave Refractive Analysis) with VerifEye+ the... Read More

  9. Macular Degeneration: Exploring the Issues

    Associate Professor Alex Hunyor | 29 April 2016

    With an ageing population, the number of Australians living with macular degeneration is on the rise. We explore the risks of blue light, the successes of anti-VEGF treatment and the association between antiplatelet/anticoagulant drugs and ocular bleeding.... Read More

  10. The Mystery of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    Dr. Adrian Fung | 29 April 2016

    Ophthalmologist Dr. Adrian Fung presents the fascinating case study of a patient diagnosed with pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), an autosomal recessive disorder with an estimated prevalence of one in 50,000. A 46-year-old Caucasian male saw his optometrist... Read More

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