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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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Archive

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
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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.
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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
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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
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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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A visual recognition and interpretation of clinical signs (VRICS) exercise concerning the assessment of the retina using a widefield scanning laser ophthalmoscopy technique. Module C35601, one distance-learning point for optometrists only
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Starting a major series of CET articles looking at various aspects of macular disease, Louise Stainer explains macular holes. Module C35606 one distance-learning point for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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Tina Patel continues her discussion of objective techniques by explaining how to perform retinoscopy
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
In the third of three articles discussing lens selection, Andrew Keirl continues his overview of the selection of spectacle lens types and designs available for the ‘normal’ power range with a discussion of progressive power lenses
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Sophie Taylor-West shows what problems may arise with scleral contact lenses and how to manage them when they do
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Opening a series of articles discussing the practice of clinical refraction, Tina Patel begins with a two-part look at objective techniques
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