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Tina Arbon Black and Peter Black discuss the basics of contact lenses and the regulations relating to their supply (C79307, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Kate Gifford offers an analysis of the safety of myopia controlling contact lens wear in childhood compared to the lifetime risks of eye disease and vision impairment associated with myopia (C79247, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Hybrid lenses – an update

Closing Date: 29/10/2021

Do you think hybrids are specialist lenses? Well, think again. Phil Thomson explains. (C79176, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Melanie George and Fabio Carta discuss the influences on the effectiveness and activity of different care systems prescribed for repeat use contact lens wear and two clinical trials as illustration of how such differences may present (C79173, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Pharmacovigilance 2

Closing Date: 22/10/2021

In the second of two articles offering an overview of pharmacovigilance and its relevance to eye care practice, Dr Doina Gherghel focuses on the essential role of clinical trials in establishing the evidence base to support the evolution of practice strategy (C79112, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Eye injury remains a significant cause of monocular visual impairment and blindness in monocular patients. This is the second of two articles in which Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black explore personal eye protection and prescription safety spectacles. (C79053, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Eye injury remains a significant cause of monocular visual impairment and blindness in monocular patients. This is the second of two articles in which Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black explore personal eye protection and prescription safety spectacles. (C79053, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In an article based heavily on his BCLA presidential address broadcast last week, newly appointed BCLA president Neil Retallic takes a holistic approach to eye care and considers how this can influence the successful wear of contact lenses (C79063, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the second of a two-part discussion of the various ways of assessing vision and visual acuity, Professor David Thomson focuses upon the measurement of near acuity and then focuses on some newer developments in the way vision may be assessed that make use of the latest technology (C78990, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the second of two articles looking at the role that multifocal contact lenses can play in the correction of presbyopia, Professor Kathy Dumbleton, Dr Debbie Laughton and Dr Jennifer Palombi discuss prescribing trends, recommendations for prescribing, supplemental fitting tools and patient satisfaction (C78925, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces the second VRICS CET exercise based around the Essential Contact Lenses series that concluded earlier this year (C78947, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
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In the first of two articles offering an overview of pharmacovigilance and its relevance to eye care practice, Dr Doina Gherghel explains both the concept and its associated legislation (C78866, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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In the first of a two-part discussion of the various ways of assessing vision and visual acuity, Professor David Thomson focuses on distance charts of both high and variable contrast (C78864, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Eye injury remains a significant cause of monocular visual impairment, and blindness in monocular patients. This is the first of two articles in which Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black explore personal eye protection and prescription safety spectacles. (C78821 suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Ian Davies introduces a third interactive CET exercise based upon his recent series on communication, this time looking at patient education (C76605, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Professor Nicola Logan offers an overview of the various myopia management strategies and reviews the evidence base behind them (C78774, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces a new interactive CET exercise based upon the recent Essential Contact Lens Practice series (C 78749, one interactive distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the first of two articles discussing multifocal contact lenses, Professor Kathy Dumbleton, Dr Debbie Laughton and Dr Jennifer Palombi provide an overview of current attitudes and beliefs relating to presbyopia and contact lens correction. (C 78718, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Beth Ralph and Phil Thompson explain the concept of extended depth of focus in new contact lens designs which offers a further option in optimising the correction of our presbyopic patients. (C78739, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Health care is under greater pressure than ever before, Neil Retallic and Sheena Shah ask the question… as eye care professionals how can we gain concurrence from our patients to follow our professional advice regarding their ocular and mental health? (C78652, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey concludes his series looking at the use of digital technology in the management of low vision patients with a discussion of adaptive technology (C78660, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the first in a series looking at myopia and its management in children, Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor discusses the nature and prevalence of myopia, its risk factors and the impact it is predicted to have upon individuals and healthcare systems across Europe (C78622, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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