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CET – Posterior cortical atrophy

Interactive or non-interactive points looking at the symptoms and visual impairments due to degeneration of the posterior regions of the cortex, as well as the current research being carried out to understand more about the condition. | more

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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