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In the last of a four part series focusing upon myopia and its management, Professor Mark Bullimore explains the long-term consequences of myopia upon eye health that eye care practitioners might consider when discussing myopia management intervention (C79731, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Cirta Tooth discusses an analysis of the activities of a Scottish hospital low vision service and reflects on what lessons might be learned regarding the best approach to managing people with vision loss (C79730, suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
In the first of two articles, Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black discuss explain the phenomenon of presbyopia and look at the challenges it presents when dispensing an appropriate correction (C 79653, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Bill Harvey introduces a new interactive CET exercise based on the recent Essential Contact Lens Practice series (C79550, one interactive distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Cirta Tooth describes the causes of, challenges from and compensation for impaired face recognition (C79589, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Bill Harvey takes a closer look at a recently published study looking at the environmental impact of areas of clinical eye care and reflects on possible implications for future practice (C79492 one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
In the last in their series of articles looking at the influence of mental health and well-being upon clinical practice, Sheena Tanna-Shah and Neil Retallic discuss how we can best personalise, support and influence new wearer’s experiences to increase compliance, maximise the chance of success and reduce the likelihood of early contact lens drop out. (C79345, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
In an article based heavily on his BCLA presidential address broadcast last week, newly appointed BCLA president Neil Retallic takes a holistic approach to eye care and considers how this can influence the successful wear of contact lenses (C79063, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
In the second of a two-part discussion of the various ways of assessing vision and visual acuity, Professor David Thomson focuses upon the measurement of near acuity and then focuses on some newer developments in the way vision may be assessed that make use of the latest technology (C78990, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
In the second of two articles looking at the role that multifocal contact lenses can play in the correction of presbyopia, Professor Kathy Dumbleton, Dr Debbie Laughton and Dr Jennifer Palombi discuss prescribing trends, recommendations for prescribing, supplemental fitting tools and patient satisfaction (C78925, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)