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In the second part of this feature on pigmentary lesions seen at the fundus, Ceri Probert continues discussion of the clinical signs of individual lesions including melanoma
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In the first of a two-part feature looking at pigmentary lesions seen at the fundus, Ceri Probert describes the underlying mechanism for pigment aggregation and begins to look at the clinical features of lesions such as naevi
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In the first of a three-part discussion of the key points from the recently published second TFOS Dry Eye Workshop, Sarah Farrant describes the latest definition and classification of dry eye disease
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Guide to hybrid contact lenses

Closing Date: 29/09/2017

Nick Atkins and Phil Thompson describe the development of the hybrid lens and look at their place in modern contact lens practice
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Dr Doina Ghergal discusses obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome and its consequences on ocular health
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Professor Fiona L Henriquez discusses bacterial keratitis and its management
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Bill Harvey introduces the first in a series of interactivity CET exercises based on the recent series of articles by Dr Nizar Hirji concerning the legal requirements of eye care practitioners
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Developments in nanotechnology present new opportunities in treatment of ocular disease and in the evolution of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals
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Grant Duncan explains use of autofluorescence in imaging and demonstrates its clinical application
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Since its ophthalmic application was identified, OCT technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. Lewis Williams provides a brief overview of the technology’s origins and evolution
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In the latest in our series aimed at those thinking about setting up a specialised dry eye clinical service, Craig McArthur looks at the diagnosis and management of aqueous deficiency dry eye disease
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In the second in our series looking at the legal requirements in providing a safe clinical service, Dr Douglas Clarkson examines the increasingly important area of appropriate identification, labelling and classification of devices and instrumentation
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Professor David Thomson explains the development of eye tracking technology and how recent developments have opened up its use in optometry
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Andrew Franklin explains the concept of fixation disparity and how it might be measured and interpreted
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Professor Mo Jalie discusses the recently introduced eighth generation of progressive lens design
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This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage discussion of how to predict possible causes of contact lens dropout and to consider pre-emptive measures to minimise the risk of it happening. Bill Harvey explains
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Elizabeth Lumb offers a refresher for toric contact lens fitting, emphasising the key points to consider during the process
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A better understanding of contact lens dropout is revealing new insights into how to retain patients through a lifetime of lens wear. Jane Veys and Anna Sulley highlight opportunities to put the latest findings into practice. (C56531, one point distance learning CET for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
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Andrew Millington discusses no-shows and missed appointments in practice, likely causes and implications for ensuring optimum future eye care provision
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Dr Doina Gherghel discusses the role of eye care practitioners in the prevention, diagnosis and management of stroke
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