Earlier this month 500 of the great and good gathered at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham for the presentation of the 2017 Optician Awards trophies. Here we celebrate the victory of our 16 winners.
Bill Harvey looks at a newly published paper casting doubts on the use of coloured filters in the management of reading concerns and hears arguments being raised by those still supporting them
In 2014 Nockolds Solicitors were appointed by the GOC to deliver the Optical Consumer Complaints Service. In a new series exclusive to Optician, the Nockolds team share insights gleaned from the hundreds of cases they review. A first article by Richard Edwards offers tips to reduce varifocal non-tolerance – the single biggest cause for consumer complaints
Blue light filtering lenses have been introduced by most of the major manufacturers but early claims about the potential damage certain wavelengths of the blue light could cause have been scaled back dramatically. Optician takes views from around the sector and hears how one Bath practitioner has sought to bring some clarity. Chris Bennett reports
The man who literally wrote the book on Principles of Ophthalmic Lenses shares some of his vast experience with Optician
Rodenstock is hoping to leverage the accuracy of its lens manufacturing capabilities
Optician looks at the technology behind Lens Product of the Year - the Carl Zeiss DriveSafe - to find out more about its motoring credentials