Its been a hectic start to the year and I must apologise to all Big Optometry Blog watchers for having abandoned you for so long
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Wearable tech continues to be a big deal but it is wrists and not eyes that seem to be getting all of the attention
As the Greeks head for the polls and the oil price heads south it feels there is a lot of negative news around at the moment but this weeks Optician Index shows a few chinks of light, for optics at least.
How many of your patients are astronauts ? Those of you who thought our story on lowered blood pressure on long haul space flight may have thought we had lost the plot but fear not. Our clinical editor got very excited about this particular tale, and, let’s face, astronauts have to have their eyes examined too.
Happy New Year!
When she lowered the lights and used the pen torch to see into the backs of my eyes, I experienced this tingling sensation.
There was an unexpected surprise served up at Wednesday dinnertime when the BBC’s One Show slotted in package on the history of NHS specs.
Frame styles are a strange thing. In the world of optics we live in a kind of bubble where all the styles we see, and the people we see wearing specs, tend to be at the extreme end of the spectrum.
So much is written about enhanced service provision, community eyecare services, NHS pathways, the transfer of secondary care into the primary sector and other such topics related to the NHS plus securing funding while extending the role of optometrists and DOs. Despite this tsunami of information these topics remain the toughest for the optician […]
Ex-hurricane Gonzalos shattered any illusion that the UK was set for a warm and peaceful Indian Summer.