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An all-new interactive CET module that explores the concept of screening patients and issues relating to screening for visual field defects | more
Complications may occur with any contact lens type and wearing regimen and, when they do occur, can vary from mild to sight-threatening conditions. In the first of a new series, Chris Steele discusses CL-related complications. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians. | more
Adam Wannell considers communication techniques from medical practice that optometrists and dispensing opticians can use in their own patient interactions to ensure a patient-centred approach – particularly important with acute presentations. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | | more
Exploring the characteristics of incomitant strabismus and the investigative procedures which aid differential diagnosis. Diagnosis and referral/management of the three neurogenic palsies (third, fourth and sixth nerve) are also discussed.
Waldo Emerson, a 19th century philosopher and poet, is quoted as saying: “A man is what he thinks he is all day”. The power of the mind is an amazing thing, and the mind plays | more
Article on the relatively rare but potentially sight-threatening condition contact lens-related microbial keratitis, its management and referral of cases that do not respond to treatment. | more
In this article non-inflammatory corneal responses to CL wear are considered. Typical corneal and limbal presenting signs and symptoms are discussed in terms of the known causes, differential diagnoses and pathophysiological processes involved. The proper use of diagnostic dyes is also discussed.
This module examines common potential complications associated with pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), including their prevention and management. | more
This article outlines the current understanding of the effects CL wear may have on the conjunctiva. These include hyperaemia, staining, indentation, epithelial flaps, lid parallel conjunctival folds, lid wiper epitheliopathy and papillary conjunctivitis. | more