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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 5

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

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

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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 3

Many community optometrists are involved in the screening of diabetic retinopathy whilst others are involved in the treatment and monitoring of diabetics following referral. Part 3 of 6 CET modules on diabetes. | more

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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 2

Hospital optometrist Chris Steele, reminds eye care practitioners of the mechanisms by which diabetes can cause vascular disruption as well as the clinical features of diabetic retinopathy and how it is classified. | more

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CET – Diabetes and the eye part 1

Discussing the epidemiology, classification, clinical presentation and management of diabetes mellitus types 1 & 2. It explains the general medical management options, thus giving the community optometrist a greater understanding and appreciation of this complex and increasingly prevalent health problem. | more

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CET – Vitreoretinal surgery

Offering interactive CET points for dispensing opticians as well as optometrists, this three-part series explores the latest technologies and techniques for the surgical treatment of vitreoretinal disease, including indications for surgery, benefits and risks, potential complications and post-treatment lifestyle restrictions – all designed to help the community practitioner feel equipped to make appropriate management and referral decisions and offer patient advice when required. | Learn more