miophthalmology

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Refining Treatments for Macular Disease

    Professor Mark Gillies | 30 April 2015

    As the incidence of macular disease continues to increase along with options for treating the disease, Professor Mark Gillies reviews the latest research from the clinical, observational and laboratory study units of the Macula Research Group at the Save... Read More

  6. Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery: The Future?

    Dr. Rick Wolfe | 26 March 2015

    Laser assisted cataract surgery is a disruptive technology – but is it the way forward?  To its proponents, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (LACS) is said to be the future of cataract surgery, providing greater refractive accuracy,... Read More

  7. IOLs for Cataracts Provide Continuous Vision...

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    A new intraocular lens, developed by Abbott, offers patients a seamless transition between distance and near vision and almost eliminates debilitating halos and glare at night. Additionally, the Tecnis Symfony Extended Range of Vision IOL is enabling... Read More

  8. Glaucoma: Informing the Way Forward

    mivision | 26 February 2015

    World Glaucoma Week is 8-14 March 2015. This issue our ophthalmology editorial team reviews research underway to better understand glaucoma with the aim of reducing blindness and improving quality of life for people living with the disease. A/Professor Jamie... Read More

  9. RANZCO 2014: Science in Action

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    The 46th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in Brisbane last November was by all accounts, an inspiring, thought provoking, internationally recognised scientific event. The induction of a new College ... Read More

  10. Diabetes: Managing the Coming Tsunami

    Professor Hugh Taylor | 26 November 2014

    Diabetic eye disease is a coming tsunami that will sweep the globe. At the RANZCO annual scientific congress in late November, Professor Hugh Taylor emphasised the need for a co-ordinated approach to diabetic eye disease. Professor Mark Gillies presented... Read More

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