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Hospital waiting time targets causing avoidable blindness

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 1:22 pm | RANZCO

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has renewed calls for an urgent government review of waiting time targets that are putting people’s vision at risk. The call comes ahead of the publication of the Health Quality and ... More >>

NZ eye specialist Elected President of RANZCO

Monday, 18 March 2013, 9:48 am | RANZCO

A Kiwi eye specialist has been elected as the current President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, a position historically held by Australians. More >>

GLAUCOMA - A Patient's Perspective

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 5:31 pm | RANZCO

In the lead up to World Glaucoma Week (10-16 March), The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) interviewed two patients with Glaucoma to stress the importance of early detection and effective treatment. More >>

Eradicating Unnecessary World Blindness

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 6:56 pm | RANZCO

On Wednesday, 28 November, Professor Geoffrey Tabin, MD will present a review of where we stand in the fight against the major blinding conditions in our world and discuss how Nepal, the poorest country in South Asia, has been able to develop the ... More >>

Smartphone Technology Now A Tool In Ophthalmology

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 4:33 pm | RANZCO

The iPhone and smartphones alike are increasingly becoming a vital tool in treating eye diseases. From having access to the latest medical research at the point of care, to being able to communicate at a moment's notice with physicians and colleagues ... More >>

Blindness in the Asia-Pacific

Monday, 8 October 2012, 2:22 pm | RANZCO

RANZCO Uses Coordinated Approach to Reduce Avoidable Blindness in the Asia-Pacific World Sight Day this Thursday 11 October, reminds us that over 285 million people are visually impaired. New Zealand’s neighbours in the Asia-Pacific account for ... More >>

Poor Health Outcomes in Pregnancy for Obese Women

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 10:55 am | RANZCO

A major New Zealand study warns obese pregnant women of the increased risk of pregnancy complications. Findings from The SCOPE study researched the link between obesity in pregnancy and the related complications for mother and baby in more than 3,000 ... More >>

Concern at ophthalmologist workforce shortages

Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 11:02 am | RANZCO

The New Zealand Branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has expressed concern about recently highlighted shortages of ophthalmologists in Dunedin and elsewhere in New Zealand. More >>

 

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