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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 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)
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
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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Pharmacovigilance 1

Closing Date: 24/09/2021

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)
Ocular disease Healthcare system
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)
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
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)
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive

Archive

A practice in another part of the UK telephones you to say that one of your patients has moved house and now wishes to be seen at their practice. They then want you to send all records currently in your practice for that patient to them
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive
In this interactive exercise, David Cartwright looks at the issue of access to record cards
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive
Now you have successfully completed the questions, we need you to undertake the interactive task to earn your CET point
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive
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
Optical appliances Optical appliances
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
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
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
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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