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COVID-19 and contact lenses: Practice re-entry considerations

Professor Lyndon Jones and Karen Walsh consider safe contact lens practice as clinics move out of lock-down (C 76118, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, c...


Interactive communication – 2 Adapting to children and patients with special needs

Ian Davies introduces a second interactive CET exercise based on his recent series on communication and the challenges of the post-lockdown period. Now the focus is on children and those with learning...


Systemic side effects of ocular medication: Diagnostic drugs – part 1

To complement her recent series on systemic drugs, Dr Doina Gherghel looks at the adverse effects of ophthalmic drugs. This first article focuses on those drugs used in eye care practice for assessmen...


Contact lens discomfort

Simone Stad considers the possible causes of contact lens discomfort – will it be the contact lens or a challenging ocular surface? (C76074, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, ...


Fundamentals of ophthalmic dispensing – part 10

Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black take a look at lens form and aberrations in single vision lenses, how lens designers and manufacturers seek to minimise aberrations and how poor refraction and dispens...


Post-lockdown clinics 2: ‘You’re gonna need a bigger boat’

As eye care practitioners return to a post-lockdown service, Nick Howard and Dr Cindy Tromans take a further look at ensuring both practitioner and patient safety as restrictions ease (C76008, one dis...

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