This study looked at these behaviours in contact lens wearers and in a randomised controlled trial examined whether providing a visual reminder on their storage cases as a prompt to avoid water could change wearer behaviour.
SOVS Article of the Week: Amoeba are free living protozoa, a bit like us. They are found in domestic water everywhere, so in this time of frequent hand washing, contact lens wearers remember to dry your hands before touching lenses
Congratulations to Professor Mark Willcox and team who have had their project entitled "New disinfection systems to overcome PPE shortages and provide long term protection against infection in Hospitals and Public Settings” funded by a UNSW Research
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising healthcare for its potential in image-based diagnosis, disease prognostication, and risk assessment. In ophthalmology, AI is also becoming common for screening, image interpretation, early diagnosis, and synthesizing large amounts datasets.
Measuring corneal thickness is an important part of assessing the health of an eye. This procedure is more technically known as pachymetry. It can help to identify and monitor eye diseases including glaucoma and keratoconus which may cause permanent vision loss or even blindness.