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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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A guide to fixation disparity

Closing Date: 14/07/2017

Andrew Franklin explains the concept of fixation disparity and how it might be measured and interpreted
Binocular vision Refractive management

Progressive power lenses - part 11

Closing Date: 07/07/2017

Professor Mo Jalie discusses the recently introduced eighth generation of progressive lens design
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Contact lens dropout - interactive

Closing Date: 30/06/2017

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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Pay attention to retention

Closing Date: 30/06/2017

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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Professor Mo Jalie takes a look at adaptive optics and the development of lenses with controllable power change capability
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Professor Fiona L Henriquez describes the nature of Acanthamoeba and its impact upon ocular health.
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Current toric soft contact lens performance varies throughout the day, mirroring earlier findings among wearers of spherical lenses, as Kieron Mathews, Ben Daigle and Dr Giovanna Olivares report.
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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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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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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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Professor Mo Jalie takes a look at adaptive optics and the development of lenses with controllable power change capability
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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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In the last in his series, Dr Nizar K Hirji discusses how to practice within the law
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In the latest in our series aimed at those thinking about a specialised dry eye clinical service, Craig McArthur looks at the nature and aetiology of aqueous deficiency dry eye disease
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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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