Dispensing Opticians - Brown
Optometrists - Blue
Therapeutic Optometrists - Orange
Contact Lens Opticians - Green

Latest CET

Dr Cristina Schnider and David Ruston describe the presbyopic journey and explain why this represents such an important opportunity for the contact lens practitioner to help them (C78111, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Communication Contact lenses Communication Contact lenses Communication Contact lenses
Professor Edward Mallen explains the concept of axial length and why a good understanding of this measurement is increasingly being seen as essential for effective myopia management (C78049, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular examination Standards of practice Ocular examination Standards of practice
In a companion article to her review of the impact of contrast sensitivity on everyday life (Optician 12.03.21), Cirta Tooth discusses reasons why colour vision testing can play an important role in detecting pathology and in understanding the impact of pathology on task performance and daily functioning (C77936, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular disease Ocular examination Low vision Ocular abnormalities
In this third article on visual task analysis Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black look at dispensing solutions to the visual problems in the real world of work, home and leisure activities, concentrating principally on outdoor tasks including aspects of regulations and standards relating to sports, health and safety and driving (C78012, one distance CET learning point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Optical appliances Optical appliances

Archive

Sarah Arnold looks at the best approach to the assessment and management of a patient with infantile nystagmus (C 77181, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Assessment of visual function Binocular vision Ocular examination Communication Low vision Refractive management
Karen Hughes discusses the various manufacturing techniques used in the production of modern contact lenses (C77066, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Verification and identification Standards of practice Contact lenses
Following on from his recent CET series which established the link between the microbiome, diet and the immune system and how this influences eye health, Dr Rohit Narayan begins a new series that looks in more detail into the association between lifestyle and eye health. In this first part, he expands on the influence of diet on systemic and eye health and asks the question; is offering advice about lifestyle now within the role of the eye care practitioner? (C76956, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular disease Standards of practice Standards of practice
The preceding two articles in this series have looked at the basics of prismatic effects, binocular vision and eye movements. Here Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black apply that knowledge to common dispensing problems as well as introducing aspects of binocular vision in near vision (C76988, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Optical appliances Optical appliances Refractive management
Dr Alberto Recchioni discusses the potential for modern refractive surgery procedures to cause dry eye and shares data to support an argument for introducing less invasive procedures to minimise the problem (C76913, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular disease Standards of practice
In the 10th article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Dr Louise Madden discusses the correction of presbyopia with contact lenses (C76871, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Contact lenses Contact lenses Contact lenses
Dr Doina Gherghel discusses the impact of Covid-19 upon elderly patients and those with sight loss. (C76810, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular disease Standards of practice Low vision Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice
With many of the risk factors for eye disease, and poor health in general, being modifiable, David Cartwright explains why eye care professionals are well placed to introduce tailored advice about lifestyle change, and shows how local schemes are already contributing to improvements in long term health profiles. The previous focus on treatment and correction is currently under severe strain and a structured approach to improved prevention is likely to be an important part of our role in years to come (C76817, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular disease Standards of practice Standards of practice
In the second article focusing on binocular vision as an influence upon spectacle correction, Peter Black and Tina Arbon explain the anatomical basis of eye movement and how each eye moves relative to the other (C76782, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Optical appliances Optical appliances Refractive management
Andy Sanders considers the common reasons for non-adaptation of progressive power lenses and how they might best be avoided (C76781, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Optical appliances Optical appliances
Dr Emma Pead looks at the development of an artificial intelligence system for the detection of age-related macular degeneration (C76731, one distance learning point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Ocular examination Standards of practice Standards of practice
Bob Tucker, John Pruitt and Greg Sawyer discuss the influence of contact lens surface properties and clinical outcomes in lens wearers (C76680, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
Contact lenses Contact lenses
Dr Kathy Dumbleton and Anna Sulley summarise the key points from a recent peer-reviewed paper summarising the evidence of the published literature that supports the benefits of both a 1 day modality and silicone hydrogel materials from patient needs to clinical performance, health outcomes and compliance, and highlights the advantages that can be provided to both new and existing contact lens wearers. (C76679, one distance learning point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Contact lenses Contact lenses Contact lenses
Dr Doina Gherghel concludes her review of the adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs with a further look at intravitreal drugs and those used during surgical procedures (C 76604, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
Ocular disease Knowledge
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)
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive
In the first of two articles looking at prisms, both prescribed and induced, Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black offer a revision of some core aspects of eye movements and binocular vision and the purpose and production of prescribed prism (C76568, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Binocular vision Optical appliances Optical appliances Refractive management