View Post

OCT scan detected brain tumour

Nicola Ferdinand, 41, a mum-of-three from Langtoft, went for a routine sight test in Bourne, where the optometrist who immediately found a worrying anomaly in her eye – a slightly discoloured optic nerve. She was | more

View Post

CET – Patient communication

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

View Post

OCT scan detects internal bleeding

Peter Hoey, 46, from Newry, Northern Ireland received a lifesaving blood transfusion following a health complaint that he had ignored until he visited his optometrist.  Peter lives with a chronic illness which gives him regular | more

View Post

Eye test picks up brain tumour

A trip to a Didcot opticians resulted in the diagnosis of a brain tumour for eight-year-old local boy, Winston French. The youngster had been experiencing headaches and vomiting for a number of weeks so his | more