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Professor Lyndon Jones and Karen Walsh consider safe contact lens practice as clinics move out of lock-down (C 76118, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
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To complement her recent series on systemic drugs, Dr Doina Gherghel looks at the adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs. This first article focuses on those drugs used in eye care practice for assessment and diagnosis (C76095, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Ian Davies introduces a second interactive CET exercise based on his recent series on communication and the challenges of the post-lockdown period. Now the focus is on children and those with learning or sensory impairment (C76099, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Contact lens discomfort

Closing Date: 21/08/2020

Simone Stad considers the possible causes of contact lens discomfort – will it be the contact lens or a challenging ocular surface? (C76074, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black take a look at lens form and aberrations in single vision lenses, how lens designers and manufacturers seek to minimise aberrations and how poor refraction and dispensing can negate the benefits of high quality lens designs by reintroducing or increasing unwanted aberrations (C76035, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Archive

As eye care practitioners return to a post-lockdown service, Nick Howard and Dr Cindy Tromans take a further look at ensuring both practitioner and patient safety as restrictions ease (C76008, one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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To launch a regular series encouraging you to consider the various management options available for a range of dry eye disease presentations, Sarah Farrant summarises the current definition of dry eye and the evidence-based approach to assessment and management. Readers will then find an interactive online exercise relating to the topic. (C71762, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the eighth article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Dr Katharine Evans discusses the correction of astigmatism with soft toric contact lenses (C75968, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Ian Davies introduces a new interactive exercise based upon his recent series on communication and with a focus on the challenges of the post-lockdown period (C75872, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Following on from our recent series looking at paediatric eye assessment, Bill Harvey introduces an interactive exercise aimed at highlighting the best approaches to dealing with eye care for the very young patient (C70501, suitable for one interactive CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the last of her reviews of the impact upon the eye of some commonly prescribed systemic drugs, Dr Doina Gherghel focuses on drugs used to treat infections and malignancy as well as over the counter nutritional supplements. (C75907, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Following on from the first interactive exercise earlier this year concerning low vision practice, Bill Harvey introduces a new online interactive exercise aimed at understanding what services are available in your locality for those with a visual impairment (C61452, one interactive CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Tina Arbon Black takes a look at the optical, physical and mechanical properties of ophthalmic lens materials (C75837, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces the first in a series of interactive exercises aimed at supporting our ongoing series looking at the assessment of binocular vision (C72234, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Sonal Rughani and Lisa Donaldson review the conditions associated with learning disability in children, their systemic and ocular effects and epidemiology, and discuss the commitment by NHS England to commission a national programme of eye care for children with learning disabilities in special schools. (C75796, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Nick Howard and Dr Cindy Tromans offer some thoughts on the safe reintroduction of eye care clinical services (C75767, one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces this month’s interactive CET which focuses upon the role of the eye care professional in influencing a lifestyle choice with serious implications for health (C71983, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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As the Covid-19 pandemic forces eye care professionals to look to new methods of patient assessment to minimise interpersonal contact and interest in teleoptometry increases, Bill Harvey offers an overview of the various methods involved and looks at the evidence regarding its continued influence in the post-pandemic age (C75728 one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Doina Gherghel continues our series looking at the potential ocular adverse impact of a range of commonly prescribed systemic drugs with a look at those used in treating diseases, both mental and physical, affecting the central nervous system (C75632, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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As the evidence of an association between the SARS-CoV-2 and red eye mounts, Bill Harvey offers a revision of viral conjunctivitis and discusses the implications of its management (C75681, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
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Tina Arbon Black and Peter Black describe the key professional bodies, regulators, and representative organisations that offer guidance, support and education or set legal frameworks within which eye care professionals practise (C75576, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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