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Inherited retinal diseases 1

Optometrist Sarah Arnold presents thought-provoking case studies on the topic of inherited retinal disease, taking into consideration both the clinical signs of significance and need to communicate in...


The art of non-verbal communication

Optometrist and medical student, Anneka Ali, considers the implications of non-verbal communication for eye care practitioners...


Exploring ophthalmic lens properties

Mark Hickton explains why critical thinking is essential when comparing the optical properties of spectacle lenses...


Navigating the current CPD requirements

As we approach the last stage of this CPD cycle Michelle Mehta explains registrant responsibilities including the new reflective exercise...


Post-operative complications of cataract surgery

Christian Dutton, Simon Hardman-Lea, Kin Tam, Jasraj Bhangra and Jo-Sheetal Thethy summarise the pathophysiology and management of cataract post-operative complications as identified by the National O...


Setting a new standard of care for driving patients

Eluned Creighton-Sims looks at the global variance in driving vision standards and that using more visual testing methods is related to improved driver safety...

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