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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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In the second of her two articles highlighting deafness awareness, Cirta Tooth focuses upon dual sensory loss and the best approach to communicating with the deaf-blind when dealing with their eye care (C76541, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the second in our series discussing the link between systemic health and eye disease, Dr Rohit Narayan argues how the microbiome influences the presentation of age-related macular degeneration and how we might be better considering AMD as an inflammatory condition (C76477, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists)
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Following his recent article on informed consent and its application within eye care practice, Dr Nizar Hirji introduces a case scenario for discussion based around the fitting of contact lenses requested for extended wear (C76187, one interactive distance learning point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Continuing our series on contact lenses and comfort developed with Alcon, Bill Harvey introduces a new interactive CET exercise aimed at developing discussions about the management of comfort in our lens wearers (TBC, one interactive distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the first in a series of three articles, Dr Rohit Narayan will discuss the importance of the gut microbiome to our general wellbeing, how it interacts with the immune system and its impact on a variety of general health and ocular conditions (C76369, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the first of two articles highlighting deaf awareness, Cirta Tooth discusses creating a welcoming environment and facilitating communication with people with a hearing impairment in optometric practice (C76270, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Doina Gherghel continues her review of adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs with a focus upon intravitreal and intravenous drugs used to treat posterior segment conditions associated with neovascularisation and inflammation (C76327, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Professor Carol Lakkis, Dr Melanie George and Anna Sulley discuss the importance of good hygiene measures and compliance with instruction during a time of coronavirus pandemic (C76269, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the ninth article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Dr Katharine Evans discusses rigid gas permeable contact lens fitting (C76252, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Continuing our series, developed with Alcon, focusing on how to best ensure comfortable contact lens wear, Andy Cole discusses the way communication skills may be used to elicit the best information upon which the best advice may be based (C76253, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists)
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Dr Doina Gherghel continues here review of adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs with a focus upon those used to treat ocular disease (C 76218, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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In the second in our series discussing the vision of children with learning disabilities, Sonal Rughani and Lisa Donaldson offer practical advice and strategies on how to successfully engage children with learning disabilities to assess their eye health and vision needs (C76171, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the second of their discussions of single vision lens design, Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black take a look at single vision aspheric and reduced aperture lens forms and consider related practical dispensing issues including field of view (C 76149, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Professor Lyndon Jones and Karen Walsh consider safe contact lens practice as clinics move out of lock-down (C 76118, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
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To complement her recent series on systemic drugs, Dr Doina Gherghel looks at the adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs. This first article focuses on those drugs used in eye care practice for assessment and diagnosis (C76095, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Ian Davies introduces a second interactive CET exercise based on his recent series on communication and the challenges of the post-lockdown period. Now the focus is on children and those with learning or sensory impairment (C76099, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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