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A table top dry eye clinic

Bill Harvey takes a look at the new IDRA system, the latest incarnation of a comprehensive dry eye analysis systems

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Software: Apps on the move

In the latest app review, Bill Harvey mentions some free downloads for tablets which should be particularly useful for use in the home

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Intensive care

Since its recent introduction to the UK as a treatment for dry eye disease, there has been some considerable interest in intense pulsed light treatment. Dr Keyur Patel reminds us of the technique and shares his experience of its use in community practice

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On the road again

Heidelberg UK have been touring the country again offering live patient assessment, analysis and discussion. Bill Harvey reports

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Good technology on show

Simon Jones and Bill Harvey take a look at some of the instruments on display at Optrafair 2018

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Rise of the machines

Ahmed Ejaz field tests the Visionix Eye Refract and its claims to save time in refraction

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Getting into the spirit

Bill Harvey has a chance to look at the latest OCT platform from Heidelberg Engineering UK aimed directly at the High Street practice

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Ocular Surface Analyser review

Bill Harvey tries out the new Ocular Surface Analyser which promises a complete assessment and analysis of ocular surface health in just a matter of minutes

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TrueTear review

Bill Harvey describes a new device which shows promise in the treatment of dry eye disease by increasing tear production using electrical stimulation

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Paskal3D report

Martin Smith Opticians in Lincoln has become the first in the UK to start using a 3D refraction system called Paskal3D. Its makers claims the system improves the patient experience and yields better results, Chris Bennett headed up the A1 to find out more

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Tracking importance of OCT

The Topcon national OCT conference took place last month and emphasised how this technology is fast becoming an integral part of eye care in the UK

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Branch retinal vein occlusion

In the second of his case studies showing the usefulness of OCT angiography in community practice, winner of this year’s Technology Practice of the Year award Kirit Patel discusses a case of vein occlusion management. He also tells Optician about his practice and what his Optician Award means to him and his team

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Wide range within Scope

Scope Ophthalmics was named Supplier of the Year 2017 at the Optician Awards in Birmingham. Joe Ayling reports from Dublin

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Success in the field

Bill Harvey tries out a recent addition to the visual field analyser market which includes a novel function for combining functional data with retinal images

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Putting pressure on MGD

Bill Harvey tries out a management option for meibomian gland disfunction, newly available in the UK