Bill Harvey: A question of balance
Author: Bill Harvey
Another year over and some reasons to be positive. I think the advances made in our professions towards enhanced service provision and developing technical skills have been admirable. Here’s to this continuing over what may prove a bumpy couple of years.
So, with advance apologies for the cornea puns, here is an end of year quiz (answers below).
1 What is used to measure aloofness between schoolchildren?
2 What does Asperger’s have in common with Captain Scarlet?
3 What links Universal Credit with cyclopentolate?
4 What colour defect has been seen in urban cyclists?
5 What do you call a disagreement between stalkers?
6 What links the Windrush generation and an unstable phoria?
7 How do you check the integrity of the lids?
8 What is the cause of the need to close one’s eyes upon hearing a Cliff Richard Christmas song?
9 What is the most effective way of inducing tear flow?
1 Inter-pupillary distance
2 Both are somewhere on the Spectrum
3 Both lead to a loss of accommodation
4 Inability to distinguish red and green
5 A fixation disparity
6 Questionable compensation
7 A cover test
8 A pop ptosis
9 ‘And now for some CET on dry eye disease…’
Have a good one!