Many optometrists are sentimentally attached to their first ophthalmoscope and ret. Those vital bits of kit have lived in a battered black box, supporting you through your professional career for 20, 30, 40 years. Perhaps your parents bought it as a present when you went to uni or for your 21st birthday? Or did you treat yourself to one when the grant arrived? What adventures has it been through since then?

Earlier this month Keeler celebrated 100 years of ophthalmic instrument manufacture in the UK and Optician is seeking stories from professionals on their oldest and most loved pieces of kit.

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