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New editorial coordinator joins the Eye News team

We are delighted to announce that Chris Henson will be joining the Eye News team as editorial coordinator from this week.

Symfony and vivity: comparing two EDOF IOLs

This prospective, randomised, double-masked, single-surgeon study compared the visual outcome between two commonly used extended depth of focus (EDOF) lenses, the Tecnis Symfony IOL (Johnson & Johnson Vision) and the Acrysof IQ Vivity IOL (Alcon Laboratories, Inc.). Sixty-nine patients underwent...

Launch of the Routine Health Information Systems – Sensory Functions toolkit

This toolkit includes a DHIS2 Sensory functions: eye and ear care digital package and a Guidance on the analysis and use of routine health information systems: eye and ear care module.

New sculpture unveiled at ABDO College

A new sculpture was unveiled at ABDO College this week.

Crisis at Christmas Opticians celebrate 20-year partnership

The London Crisis at Christmas Opticians and Eyecare Service, which is run as a partnership between Crisis, the national charity for people experiencing homelessness and Vision Care for Homeless People, celebrated its 20th year in December, with the service growing from one initial clinic to nine in London.

RPE use similar pathway to regulatory T cells to inhibit immune response

Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells form an important part of the blood-retinal barrier that protects the neuronal cells responsible for sight. RPE cells are involved in innate and adaptive immune responses via expression of surface molecules and release of cytokines....

Glaukos at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress 2019 – Stand 17b

Glaukos, the ophthalmic medical technology company dedicated solely to the transformation of the treatment of glaucoma, is delighted to be attending the Annual Congress in Glasgow in May 2019. Glaukos has a portfolio of cutting edge products including the revolutionary...

My top five Apps for UK-based general ophthalmologists

The way we interact in society is changing as more of us are becoming ‘digital natives’: individuals who are in close contact to the internet and expect to integrate smart devices with our daily lives. This was stereotypically a term...

IACLE honors the recipients of the 2023 awards

Contact lens educators from three countries – Colombia, India, and Jordan – receive prestigious awards from the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) for their outstanding contributions to contact lens education.

University of Glasgow officially opens new home for School of Health & Wellbeing

Research in the Clarice Pears building aims to improve health and reduce health inequalities.

250 QFFD bicycles make sight saving care possible in rural Zambia

Sight-saving charity Orbis, is delivering a project in the Copperbelt province of Zambia, tackling the difficulties of delivering eye care in rural areas by providing 250 bikes to Community Eye Health Champions (CEHCs).

OpenEyes – Community edition

Moving to an electronic patient record (EPR) is all the rage these days, even in the District General Hospitals (DGHs). When I am not writing these articles I work in one such hospital. At Bolton Foundation Trust we deployed OpenEyes...