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Informed consent and the specialist optometrist

Informed consent is a legal requirement for any medical treatment and is reinforced by professional guidelines. With the growing use of a number of invasive treatment procedures by specialist optometr...

Cases in point

Bill Harvey reminds readers to keep those cases coming and to remember that it is not just the purely clinical cases that are of interest....

CLEAR interactive 2 - Contact lens complications (discussion)

Neil Retallic and Pauline Bradford introduce a new interactive CPD exercise based upon the BCLA CLEAR publication, and consider contact lens complications as featured in last month’s Optician Contact ...

Fundamentals of ophthalmic dispensing 27: Presbyopia 5 - Presbyopia problem solving

Presbyopes, especially those new to a reading addition for the first time, often get a raw deal from their spectacles and suffer visual discomfort and disappointment at far greater rates than their pr...

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