1. Genetics and Eye Disease

    Associate Professor Robyn Jamieson | 24 November 2015

    Recent results from gene therapy trials give hope for new treatments that will improve vision Clinicians and scientists from the Eye Genetics Research Group, at Save Sight Institute in Sydney, are working to identify and treat blinding genetic eye conditions... Read More

  2. The 19th Annual AUSCRS Conference

    Dr. Con Moshegov | 24 November 2015

    AUSCRS 2015, held early October, has been hailed as the "biggest and most balanced ever" in terms of its high quality educational program presented in a highly entertaining format that encouraged audience participation and robust and respectable debate The... Read More

  3. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Dr. Clare Fraser and Dr. Sara Booth-Mason | 27 October 2015

    A thorough analysis of risks and symptoms is essential to successfully treat idiopathic intracranial hypertension. The incidental finding of swollen optic discs during routine optometry review is uncommon. However, if disc swelling is found, this represents a ... Read More

  4. Understanding Myopic Tractional Maculopathy

    Dr. Andrew Chang Dr. Kurt Spiteri Cornish | 28 September 2015

    Causes, signs, symptoms, treatment options and vision threatening complications of myopic tractional maculopathy. Myopic traction maculopathy, also known as myopic foveoschisis, is a schisis-like thickening of the retina in eyes with high myopia with... Read More

  5. Refractive Surgery: Articles Review

    Dr. Abi Tenen | 26 August 2015

    The following articles explore: comparisons between corneal laser techniques, combining techniques to improve safety and patient outcomes plus factors contributing to dry eye and ocular discomfort following LASIK. LASIK Vs LASIK-Xtra Researchers have... Read More


    Katherine Napier | 26 August 2015

    International guest speaker Dr. Sri Ganesh led a frank and meaningful debate with corneal refractive surgeons at the Zeiss 2015 Refractive User Meeting in Sydney, comparing the advantages of SMILE vs LASIK for laser vision correction, as well as fine tuning... Read More

  7. Trifocal Intraocular Lenses for Presbyopes

    Clinical Assoc. Prof. Lawless and Dr. Wolfe | 28 July 2015

    New trifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) are delivering excellent visual results at different distances. The importance of near, intermediate and distance vision in modern society cannot be under-estimated, particularly in the face of an ageing population with... Read More

  8. Paediatric Ophthalmology

    Assoc. Prof. John Grigg | 24 June 2015

    Screening of young Australians as well as innovative approaches to eye health and research is changing the futures for generations to come. Success for NSW Vision Preschool Screening Program A review of the New South Wales Statewide Eyesight Preschooler... Read More

  9. Experiences of Anti-VEGF in a European Setting

    Melanie Kell | 24 June 2015

    Swiss ophthalmologist Professor Stephan Michels has shared his experience on the use of the anti-VEGF inhibitor aflibercept (Eylea) in treating central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), diabetic macular edema (DME) and neovascular age related macular... Read More

  10. Are Corneal Surgeons a Threatened Species?

    mivision | 26 May 2015

    Innovative technologies and treatment options are changing the landscape for corneal surgery and the role of corneal surgeons. In 1997, I returned from my fellowship training at Moorfields in London and Erlangen University in Germany, having completed three... Read More

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