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Paediatric dispensing

Closing Date: 17/08/2018

Jessica Gowing describes how best to dispense an optical appliance to a child (C60412, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Communication Optical appliances Standards of practice Paediatric dispensing Standards of practice
This week we begin a series looking at the various changes to the eye care profession over the past two decades. The series has been developed in association with the founders of Optometric Educators Limited as part of their forthcoming 20th anniversary celebrations. In this first article, Professor Lyndon Jones, Dr Alison Ng and Associate Professor Benjamin Thomson offer an overview of the impact and management of digital eye strain, a phenomenon that has established itself in eye care only in recent years. (C60359, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Myopia Management interactive

Closing Date: 31/08/2018

This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage consideration of the published evidence for techniques hoping to slow myopic progression. Bill Harvey explains (C60318, one interactive point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Sarah Farrant and Neil Retallic continue their look at lissamine green with some examples of its application in clinical practice (suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists and contact lens opticians)

NICE guidelines interactive

Closing Date: 31/08/2018

In the second of a series of three interactive exercises based upon the recent NICE guidelines regarding the assessment and management of common eye diseases, Bill Harvey introduces an exercise focused on the management of patients with cataract
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Implantable contact lenses

Closing Date: 27/07/2018

As an introduction to an upcoming three-part series looking at modern refractive surgery, Kristine Morrill and Marine Gobbé look at the recent evolution of implantable contact lenses (C60272)
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Dr Doina Gherghel explains the importance of eye care professionals being able to recognise medical emergencies when they occur in practice and be able to respond appropriately. This will save lives. (C60184, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Doina Gherghel discusses the ocular signs of maltreatment and the implications for optometrists (C60141, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the fifth of our series developed and co-ordinated by Lynne Speedwell, Yetunde Obadeyi describes the assessment and management of the various forms of blepharitis that can appear in a paediatric clinic (C60145, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
Knowledge Ocular examination Ocular disease Ocular examination
Tallulah Harvey discusses the nature of dementia and its impact on the patient, and how understanding this may help the eye care professional best manage and help the patient (C60024, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Communication Communication
Neil Retallic and Sarah Farrant begin our series with a discussion of a staining agent likely to become familiar in eye care practice since its inclusion in the TFOS DEWS2 report (C59962, one distance learning CET point for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
Ocular examination Ocular examination
Bill Harvey introduces the third in a series of interactive CET exercises based on the recent series of articles by Dr Nizar Hirji concerning the legal requirements of eye care practitioners (C59847, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians)
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Professor Jonathan Moore and Dr Eric Pazo discuss the evidence for the role of nutrient and nutritional supplementation in the management of dry eye disease (C59765, one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Emma Deighan offers an overview of how modern corneal topographers work and how they display the various data they can capture (C59846, one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Optometrist Dr Rohit Narayan reviews the impact of smoking on AMD, why it has such impact, and also whether e-cigarettes are safer for eye health (C59820, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Professor Lyndon Jones and Karen Walsh explain the evolution of contact lens materials over the last two decades (C59762, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
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In the first of a series of three interactive exercises based upon the recent NICE guidelines regarding the assessment and management of common eye diseases, Bill Harvey introduces an exercise focused on the patient presenting with a risk of developing glaucoma (C59085)
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In the fourth of our series developed and co-ordinated by Lynne Speedwell, Stephanie Figg discusses the assessment, differential diagnosis and management of the various forms of paediatric glaucoma (C59584, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
Knowledge Ocular examination Ocular disease
In the next in our series looking at low vision practice, Dr Joy Myint offers an overview of electronic low vision aids (C59512, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Noel Brennan and David Ruston discuss the latest findings with etafilcon A daily disposable contact lenses which support the significant role for hydrogel daily disposables in contemporary contact lens practice. (C59331, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists)
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Accompanying the survey we publish this week looking at the likelihood of digital eye strain in a group of digital display users, Bill Harvey introduces a new online interactive exercise aimed at getting you thinking about possible management options for these patients (C59410, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Grant Duncan explains the evolution of a new non-invasive technique which should help clinicians to detect vascular anomalies within the eye (C59265, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Following on from our recent series on retinal pigmentary lesions, Bill Harvey introduces an exercise allowing you to practice your diagnostic skills in interpreting the appearance of a range of such lesions of varying prognostic implication (C59276, suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists)
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