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Dr Rohit Narayan concludes his series of reviews of the latest research into the association between various aspects of lifestyle and eye disease by describing how our current knowledge may help us to develop a strategy for the earlier detection of disease and giving advice to patients that may help prevent future disease (C78439, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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The sale of optical appliances is governed partly by ordinary consumer legislation and specifically through the Opticians Act and the various orders of the General Optical Council. Here Tina Arbon Black and Peter Black take a look at the legislation, regulations and standards that apply to ophthalmic dispensing (C78399, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists, dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians)
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In the final article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Dr Manbir Nagra takes a look at some of the exciting developments in contact lens practice likely to impact on eye care in the future. (C78338, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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YAG laser capsulotomy in optometry

Closing Date: 25/06/2021

In the latest in our series looking at techniques undertaken by specialist optometrists, Andrew Matheson discusses the use of the YAG laser in managing posterior capsular opacification (c suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Lenses: Tailor made vision

Optician outlines some of the individualised lens and measurement systems that allow practices to offer an added layer of customisation during the ...

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Archive 5: JF Rey

French design house JF Rey outlines five frames that have defined the brand

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In Focus: Time for changes

New requirements for the education and training of optometrists and dispensing opticians have been published. Mike Hale reports

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Viewpoint: Designer Diary

Tom Davies reflects on a month that included near appearances on the red carpet and at a trade show, watching football with sheep and being burgled at home and work