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Coopervision student summit

In the first article looking at the research undertaken by each of the finalists in this year’s CooperVision Student of the Year competition, Bill Harvey takes a look at the winning project

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Demands on eyes

In the most literal and scientific sense of the word, your eyes ‘work’ as hard as you do. Innovative contact lenses may ease their workload. Dr Charles Scales and Dr Brian Pall explain

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Awards 2016: Specsavers

Specsavers in Chelmsley Wood became the first winners of the new contact lens patient engagement category at the Optician Awards this April

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Contact lenses communication

In the fourth and final article of a four-part series, Sarah Morgan reviews approaches for front of house staff to handle initial enquiries about contact lenses as well as recognising their role in promoting them in the practice

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Q&A: Andrew Millington

Paediatric and learning disabilities optometrist, Andrew Millington, explains his approach to contact lens-communications with the young people who visit his practice in Chepstow

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BCLA UK conference

The Belfry in Birmingham, best known as a high end golf destination, played host to eye care professionals eager to learn more about contact lenses last month. Joe Ayling reports from the revamped BCLA UK conference where contact lens compliance was high on the agenda

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Scleral lens manangement

Craig McArthur follows up last month’s review of a dry eye presentation with details of how a scleral contact lens option was able to address the remaining problematic symptoms

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Q&A: Keith Tempany

Leightons & Tempany Opticians and Hearing Care's director and contact lens expert answers our questions

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Optician Awards 2016

Thanks to a host of initiatives Suzanne Czerwinski from Specsavers Nottingham has grown her store’s CL business. Her approach has gained her recognition as the UK Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year

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BCLA UK weekend

BCLA UK is being held at The Belfry on June 12 – 13. The two-day conference will give practitioners the opportunity to brush up on the basics of contact lens fitting, take part in up to 12 workshops and find out more about how they can help grow their business via a series of guest lectures. For further information and to book your place visit

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IACLE meeting

Collaboration between the International Association of Contact Lens Educators, the British Contact Lens Association and two Italian professional organisations led to a successful meeting in Bologna with nearly 600 delegates. Dr Shehzad Naroo reports

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CooperVision event report

This year’s competition for the title CooperVision Force Student of the Year was keener than ever. Optician reports on the European final, held at the company’s Centre of Innovation in Budapest, and on the benefits of taking part

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Contact lens communications

Commissioned by CooperVision as part of its commitment to help eye care practices grow their businesses. In the third part of a series prepared for front-of-house staff, Sarah Morgan offers advice on how to break down customer apprehension about possible contact lens use