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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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In this interactive exercise, David Cartwright looks at the issue of access to record cards
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Now you have successfully completed the questions, we need you to undertake the interactive task to earn your CET point
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Cleon Hutton and Amanda Reeves explain eccentric viewing and steady eye techniques for patients with macular disease
Assessment of visual function Standards of practice Low vision
In the second of two articles discussing the process of dispensing a pair of spectacles, Andrew Keirl considers the process of fitting and ordering the correcting spectacle lens
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Dr Rachel Hiscox offers five cases where OCT assessment influenced the management
Ocular disease Ocular examination
In the fifth article in our series looking at refraction, Tina Patel describes some variations on distance refraction including binocular assessment and assessment of those with high ametropia and reduced vision
Assessment of visual function Communication Communication Refractive management
In the second of our series on diabetes, Dr Andrew Want discusses the systemic implications of the disease and what measures are able to monitor and control the disease
Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities
Dr Colin Fowler explains how to use the various designs of focimeter and offers tips on how to ensure accuracy. CET module C36511, suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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In the first of two articles Andrew Keirl considers the initial process of dispensing a pair of spectacles. CET module C36439 suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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In the second of our series looking at all aspects of macular disease, Louise Stainer begins a discussion of age-related macular degeneration with a look at what it is and how common it is. Module C36321, one distance learning point for optometrists and dispensing opticians.
Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities
In the second part of her look at subjective refraction, Tina Patel describes cylinder determination and the final check tests. Module C36211, one distance learning point for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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In the third in our series on refraction, Tina Patel begins to look at subjective technique and takes us through to the point of cross cylinder. Module C35930, one distance learning point for optometrists and dispensing opticians
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
Andrew Keirl continues his series on spectacle dispensing with a brief overview of tinted spectacle lenses and lenses that offer sun protection. Module C35770, suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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In a follow-up to her overview of soft lens fitting, Simrit Sandhu discusses the essential facts about rigid gas-permeable lens fitting. Module C35627, one distance-learning point for dispensing opticians
Contact lenses
To take part in module C35663 Soft contact lens lubricity, you will first need to read two related articles
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When was the last time you changed a patient to a different contact lens material? What was the main reason for this change? Reasons might include
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