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Healthcare insurance influence on surgical outcome

This study sought to determine whether outcomes for simple horizontal strabismus surgery differed for children with supported medical assistance (MA) compared to children with private healthcare insurance, with an assumption of lower socioeconomic status (SES) in the MA group. This...

Genetic profiling for personalised healthcare solutions in AMD – an update

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a multifactorial condition influenced by genetics and lifestyle factors (Table 1). This article outlines several recent advances in AMD genetics, as well as evolving therapeutic concepts and established practical measures for the treatment and /...

Virtual reality is revolutionising healthcare

From mental health therapies to surgical training, virtual reality is revolutionising healthcare, finds GlobalData.

BVI to donate PPE to healthcare workers

Ophthalmic device manufacturer BVI has redirected its efforts and supply toward the COVID-19 response.

AHPO offers Apprenticeships for Ophthalmic Healthcare Science Associates

An ageing population and rapidly advancing ophthalmic technologies are putting hospital eye services under intense pressure. All patients attending eye clinics have diagnostic tests, but until now there...

OP-ED: How and why local healthcare providers can expand their services

Staffing shortages, financial constraints, and an ongoing rise in demand: none of these factors remove the need for high-quality healthcare, yet combined they threaten its realisation.

Topcon Healthcare National OCT Conference (prior to Optix Conference)

by Laura Williams The National Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Conference – the industry conference organised by Topcon Healthcare – went ahead as an in-person event for the first time in three years. It was a widely welcomed return to in-person...