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From assistant to Contact Lens Optician

Gina Tye, 34, from Nottingham, was part of the first group to take the ‘fast-track’ career development from Level 4 BTEC in ophthalmic dispensing (Cert 4) to becoming a dispensing optician (DO), before then qualifying as | more

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Dispensing case study – Dispensing for an AMD patient

A 73-year-old retired female is active and enjoys walking, music and reading. She is slight and regularly wears teen frames, with distance ocular centres of 31mm and 30mm. One year prior to presentation, the patient’s VA decreased to R 6/12 and L 6/60 N10, and she was diagnosed with wet AMD. | more