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9th December 2020

Mask-Associated Dry Eye – Nathan Little

Mandated facial mask wear has been proven in reducing the spread of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes Covid-19. However mask wear, while beneficial... Read more

20th October 2020

Evolution in medical devices – Eduardo Mangieri

The very first medical device was the human himself, observing, analysing, creating his/her conclusions in order to find the best therapy to help the diseased. How have medical devices evolved throughout history to the current day? Read more

8th July 2020

Digital Connectivity within Ophthalmics: Gerard Kool

A quick scoot around your favourite internet encyclopaedia will give you all the important dates you need to know about the creation of the ophthalmoscope, its evolution to the binocular device, the addition of light sources and a joystick. It’s equally easy to establish key dates in the field of photography (discounting the pinhole camera, with evidence of its invention dating as far back as the 11th century). That the two devices should finally meet seems logical now, but the beginnings of the relationship were somewhat stuttered. Read more

24th June 2020

Voice Of The High Street: Jeff Landucci

During this 14 week lockdown, all I’ve heard through TV, social media, phone calls and Zoom meetings is the recurring question- ‘Will things ever be the same?’. Now that the lockdown is being relaxed and the high street is beginning to reawaken from its hibernation, the new questions are ‘How are we all going to adapt now that things will never be the same?’. Read more