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What can we learn from a service evaluation in a hospital low vision clinic?

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 l...


Fundamentals of ophthalmic dispensing part 23: Presbyopia 1

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, s...


Essential contact lens practice – interactive 2

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...


Prosopagnosia: When a familiar face becomes a stranger

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)...


Fundamentals of ophthalmic dispensing part 20: Personal eye protection 1

Eye injury remains a significant cause of monocular visual impairment, and blindness in monocular patients. This is the first of two articles in which Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black explore personal...


Fundamentals of ophthalmic dispensing part 19: Paediatric dispensing

Because of the potential to do harm, paediatric dispensing is a key skill and core competency for all dispensing opticians and optometrists – especially those that supervise others and ‘sign off’ chil...

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