Glaucoma in New Zealand Maori and Pacific Peoples

Dr Hussain Patel explores the prevalence of glaucoma within New Zealand, particularly the very low rates of glaucoma in Maori and Pacific peoples.

New Zealand data reveals importance of same day visual field performance

Across Specsavers’ New Zealand practices, same day visual field performance consistently measures above clinical benchmarking standards, providing optometrists with confidence of detecting urgent conditions,...

Prof Jennifer P. Craig at the Glaucoma NZ Professional Symposium – Glaucoma and Dry...

Professor Jennifer P. Craig spoke about the relationship between glaucoma and dry eye in her presentation at the Glaucoma NZ Professional Symposium in Auckland last month.

Building a Pacific Eye Care Workforce

The Pacific is a unique geographical challenge when it comes to staffing a medical workforce. Vast distances of ocean are dotted with approximately 25,000...

CASE STUDY: Diabetic Retinopathy in the Pacific

Diabetes is one of the major public health challenges of the 21st century. It is estimated that 463 million people worldwide are currently affected...

Improving Māori health outcomes

Māori face significant challenges in accessing health services. Consequently, they are a high-risk group for poor health outcomes, with a relatively high burden of...