Essential List – Cataract Surgery
The updated IAPB Essential Equipment list for Cataract Surgery is now available for download (Sep 2016). The list offers equipment… Read more
Assessing functioning visual field with the Henson 9000
Dr. Helen Roberts of Kwale Eye Care Centre in Kenya cites the example of a patient to demonstrate the usefulness of the Henson 9000
A new day, a new site
By Phil Hoare I am delighted to welcome you to a new iteration of the IAPB Standard List. In the… Read more
Head Start – Surgical Mannequins
‘Head Start’ provides surgical mannequins (soon available on the Standard List) that are a boon to those beginning live training.
Before Head Start, people had to practice their technique on oranges and gloves! Plus, Peter Ackland gets to try his hands at trichiasis surgery.
Vula Mobile–Opening Eyes to Mobile Health
First published on the IAPB Standard List site in May 2015, we are delighted to hear that the Vula app… Read more
Ebola and Eye care
During a recent visit to Johannesburg I attended the IAPB Africa Annual Conference, and had the opportunity to meet Dr… Read more
Cataract Essential List
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nearly 18 million people are bilaterally blind from cataract in the world, representing… Read more
Henson 9000 – Elektron updates a winner
The Henson range of visual field screeners have been used in optometry clinics for the last 30 years and the… Read more
Pixels in Fundus Cameras: How many do you need?
The following blog-post is by Tom Cornsweet, Chief Scientist, Brien Holden Vision Diagnostics. This is a guest post from the… Read more
Westlands, Nairobi hosts Keeler & Volk Training Workshop
Keeler Ltd and Volk Optical Inc, in conjunction with Harleys Ltd, recently conducted a three-day training workshop in Nairobi for… Read more