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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...

‘Are you a driver?’ Communicating about fitness to drive in the eye examination

Dr Sheila Rae consider the visual acuity requirements for Group 1 drivers highlighting that drivers must achieve at least Snellen 6/12 acuity and pass the number plate test...

Artificial intelligence 5 AI in retinal image analysis: is it the magic wand for cardiovascular risk profiling and ocular disease screening in primary care optometry?

In a continuation of our series on artificial intelligence, Dr Rebekka Heitmar considers how the power of AI can be harnessed by clinicians when interpreting fundus images...

Improving practice communication 5: Which lens is best?

Fiona Anderson highlights the responsibilities of eye care professionals when recommending spectacle lenses as well as managing different levels of patient expectations...

Vision and cricket

US-based academics Jennifer Swingle Fogt and Nick Fogt describe research evidence showing how visual skills affect performance on the cricket field...

The self-fitting of contact lenses

Claire McDonnell explores the worrying trend of individuals self-fitting their contact lenses...

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