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Awarded for work with low-vision patients

5 June 2017

Russell Ham, who specialises in low-vision care, was the only optician in Wales to receive a ‘five-star award’ from the Wales Council for the Blind - an organisation that represents people with vision impairment. Mr Ham was nominated for an award by his patients, who praised the high level of care. | more

CET

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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 5

28 April 2017

This article provides a research-based exploration of co-existing eye disease in diabetics, and what the eyecare practitioner needs to know in order to make appropriate decisions for patient management, advice and referral. | more

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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 4

11 April 2017

New medical treatments for diabetic macular oedema (DMO) - explaining the clinical features of DMO and treatment options – from laser to antiVEGF and intravitreal steroids, discussing NICE guidance on treatment and explaining the findings of clinical trials. | more

PROFILE JOURNAL

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Doubling capacity

13 June 2017

Official opening of new Specsavers manufacturing centre that will double in glazing and lens capacity. Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins officially opened Specsavers’ new Kidderminster manufacturing and distribution centre at Stourpoint Five on Friday 9 | Learn more

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DRP: Choroideremia

28 May 2017

Image of a rare inherited condition which, via progressive visual field loss and reduced visual acuity, ends in complete blindness. | more