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In the second of our series looking at how nutrition may influence the progress of macular degeneration, Dr Rebekah Stevens and Dr Hannah Bartlett look at the development of a strategy to tailor advice to each patient
Communication Standards of practice Communication Standards of practice Options
In the seventh part of our comprehensive series discussing progressive spectacle lens design, Professor Mo Jalie looks at the fitting of the lenses
Optical appliances Optical appliances

C55475: Myopia – part 3

Closing Date: 13/03/2017

In part three in our series looking at myopia, Ross Grant considers how we might apply what is currently known to practice
Assessment of visual function Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management
Craig McArthur continues his series on developing a specialist care service for common ocular surface disorders with an in-depth look at an individual case of management of blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction
Ocular examination Ocular disease Ocular examination Options
Increasingly, our clinical actions and the advice we offer to patients is influenced by the latest research published. But how are we to interpret the many studies and their outcomes? In the first in an occasional series looking at research analysis and its influence on modes of practice, Dr Catherine Suttle explains how we might interpret published evidence
Standards of practice Standards of practice Standards of practice Information
Dr Doina Gherghel and Gurudutt Sidhu review the ocular impact of recreational drugs, legal and illegal, and offer advice on how to approach patients showing evidence of use or abuse
Communication Ocular disease Standards of practice Communication Standards of practice Options
Dr Narendra Kumar uses an interesting case of traumatically induced macular hole as a background to discuss this important cause of central vision loss
Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities
In the second of two articles looking at the impact of sight loss on mental health, Claire Nollett, one of the DEPVIT study research team, explains the nature and extent of depression in the UK
Communication Ocular disease Communication Low vision

C55225: Nutrition and AMD - part 1

Closing Date: 20/02/2017

In the first of a two-part series, Dr Rebekah Stevens and Dr Hannah Bartlett review the evidence for nutritional influence upon the progression of age related macular degeneration
Ocular disease Standards of practice Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice Options
This month’s interactive CET is aimed at developing discussion concerning the management of a child with a binocular vision concern. Bill Harvey explains (C55239, one interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management Interactive
This month’s interactive CET is aimed at developing discussion concerning the management of a child with a binocular vision concern. Bill Harvey explains (C55239, one interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management Interactive

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In the sixth part of our comprehensive series discussing progressive spectacle lens design, Professor Mo Jalie looks at degressive designs
Optical appliances Optical appliances
With personalised prescribing, contact lens recommendation is centred on patient needs and eye physiology with modality and price becoming secondary consideration. John Meyler, Brian Pall and Stuart Todd explain
Communication Standards of practice Communication Standards of practice
Dr Simon Barnard discusses how the evolution of handheld technology assists the assessment of the anterior eye and supports contact lens practice
Ocular examination Contact lenses Ocular disease Options
In the latest in his series looking at the legal framework within which eye care practitioners need to operate, Dr Nizar K Hirji discusses issues around informed consent and disclosure
Standards of practice Standards of practice
In part five of this eight-part series, Professor Mo Jalie continues his discussion of the development of progressive lenses with a look at sixth and seventh generation designs
Optical appliances Optical appliances
A fighting fantasy-style adventure walkthrough in binocular vision investigation and management from Sosena Tang (C54868, one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities Refractive management
Dr Annette Parkinson continues her review of the evidence relating to myopia and its control with a focus on contact lens management options. One distance learning CET point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians
Contact lenses Standards of practice Assessment of visual function Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities Refractive management
Craig McArthur continues his series on developing a specialist care service for common ocular surface disorders with an in-depth look at blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction
Ocular examination Ocular disease Ocular examination Options
Increasingly, clinical information is stored, modified, analysed or transferred in digital form. In the first in a series Dr Douglas Clarkson looks at the legal ramifications of digital technology on eye care practice
Standards of practice Standards of practice Safe
Christopher Mody describes the evolution of wide field imaging of the retina and how it may be achieved using modern instrumentation (One distance learning CET point for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
Ocular examination Options