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Rachel Bambrick, Professor Christine Dickinson, John Taylor and Dr Robert Harper discuss the portable electronic vision enhancement systems study and explain its implications for those aiming to prescribe magnification for close work
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Myopia management - interactive

Closing Date: 26/05/2017

This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage consideration of the published evidence for techniques hoping to slow myopic progression. Bill Harvey explains
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Alzheimer's disease - part 1

Closing Date: 19/05/2017

In the first of two articles looking at the relationship between eye health and the central nervous system, Dr Doina Ghergel discusses the latest advice on the assessment and management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Myopia – part 4

Closing Date: 12/05/2017

Dr Annette Parkinson ends her review of the evidence relating to myopia and its control with a focus upon spectacle lens management options and the effectiveness of pharmaceutical agents
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This month’s interactive CET is aimed at the selection of an appropriate progressive lens design for a patient with specific demands. Bill Harvey explains
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Andy Millington looks at the underlying causes preventing some patients from speaking and addresses how best to manage them in eye care practice
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Liam Kite offers an overview of the materials used in frame manufacture and how they influence fitting, adjustment and successful wear
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In the eighth part of our comprehensive series discussing progressive spectacle lens design, Professor Mo Jalie looks at some of the less common designs to be patented, some of which may well appear in the future
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Alberto Recchioni, Tugce Ipek, Sai Kolli, Dr Andreas Hartwig and Dr Clare O’Donnell discuss the pre and post-operative impact of dry eye disease upon the outcome of refractive corneal and cataract surgery
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This month’s interactive CET is aimed at developing discussion concerning the management of a child with a binocular vision concern. Bill Harvey explains
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This month’s interactive CET is aimed at developing discussion concerning the management of a child with a binocular vision concern. Bill Harvey explains
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Bill Harvey explains the various management strategies available to those with hearing impairment
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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
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In the seventh part of our comprehensive series discussing progressive spectacle lens design, Professor Mo Jalie looks at the fitting of the lenses
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In part three in our series looking at myopia, Ross Grant considers how we might apply what is currently known to practice
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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
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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
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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
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Dr Narendra Kumar uses an interesting case of traumatically induced macular hole as a background to discuss this important cause of central vision loss
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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
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