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Cataract surgery

Cataract surgery denied

An investigation by the British Medical Journal has revealed many patients being denied cataract surgery by CCGs despite NICE guidelines that deem it cost effective. Simon Jones reports on a stand-off between ophthalmologists and the specialists who are responsible for rationing care in the NHS

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Fields at home

In the first in a series concerning domiciliary testing, Bill Harvey tries out the Digital Visual Field Screener on a low vision patient

Anisocoria interactive

Anisocoria interactive

Bill Harvey summarises your views raised from discussions for last month’s interactive CET exercise concerning the appropriate management of an apparently sudden onset anisocoria (C-71007)

Oxygen map for a range +6.00DS spherical lenses

Daily health messages

The second of our reports from the recent educational roadshow organised by CooperVision focuses on the usefulness of silicone hydrogel as a material for one day use lenses