Dr Priya Morjaria explains how many challenges to eye care provision are similar both home and overseas, and discusses her research highlighting how solutions may be adopted to maximise the impact of eye health provision
Dr Douglas Clarkson concludes his look at the latest developments in gene intervention with a review of the latest gene and stem cell treatments for eye disease
The winner of this year’s Optician/City University prize for the best undergraduate optometry dissertation went to Luqmaan Hafiz for his review of stem cell therapy. In this edited extract he discusses the various types of stem cell and their therapeutic uses and then focuses on retinal disease treatment
Bill Harvey goes over the answers to our VRICS exercise (Module C40556) first run at this year’s Optrafair and subsequently in Optician. A duty of care for external lesions exists for each of the CET target groups
Meibography is a useful tool in the investigation of meibomian gland dysfunction. Michelle Snowball describes an infrared transillumination technique that is easy for the eye care practitioner to use and comfortable for the patient
In our everyday practice we regularly meet patients who complain of headaches. Careful assessment is always important and, very occasionally, the decisions we make can have far reaching consequences for the patient’s health.