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Paediatric dispensing

Closing Date: 17/08/2018

Jessica Gowing describes how best to dispense an optical appliance to a child (C60412, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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This week we begin a series looking at the various changes to the eye care profession over the past two decades. The series has been developed in association with the founders of Optometric Educators Limited as part of their forthcoming 20th anniversary celebrations. In this first article, Professor Lyndon Jones, Dr Alison Ng and Associate Professor Benjamin Thomson offer an overview of the impact and management of digital eye strain, a phenomenon that has established itself in eye care only in recent years. (C60359, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Myopia Management interactive

Closing Date: 31/08/2018

This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage consideration of the published evidence for techniques hoping to slow myopic progression. Bill Harvey explains (C60318, one interactive point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Sarah Farrant and Neil Retallic continue their look at lissamine green with some examples of its application in clinical practice (suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists and contact lens opticians)

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Back to school

Kids go back to school in September, but what ophthalmic frames will they be wearing for the new term? Optician compiles a visual directory of this ...

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Optometry degree numbers

The number of optometry degrees in the UK are on the rise, with one more starting this September. Zoe Wickens reports

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Awards: Children’s CL Practice

This year’s Optician Awards recognised the efforts of Central Vision Opticians in north London in giving children the confidence to wear contact lenses. Zoe Wickens reports

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Look local: Derry

Derry is an ancient city with a long and turbulent past. Today, opticians in the town are helping to elevate its standing by providing excellent eye ...

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