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Non-winkers get to see the birds

Volunteer helps visitors get spec-tacular views at RSPB Bempton Cliffs Are you a winker? Can you close one eye whilst keeping the other open? It may sound simple but not everyone can do this – | more

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Dispensing case study – Prisms are no yoke

A nine-year-old boy who had previously worn single vision distance glasses for the past four years. His parents were aware of his complaining of tired and sore eyes, especially following prolonged use of digital devices. This case study discusses recommendations for bifocals with yoked prisms versus recommending reduced use of digital devices. | more

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Dispensing – Balancing vision requirements with emotional support

A 57-year-old female practising podiatrist successfully wearing D28 bifocals with distance / near correction prior to her visit. She presented after noticing webbing over her left eye. Her vision seemed blurred, and she felt like she was looking through a fly screen. She initially had black dots, which seemed to have resolved. | more

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Bodmin optical technician exceeds the grade

Kellianne Hoskin, an optical technician from Bodmin, has been awarded the highly respected Arnold Sinclair prize from the Master of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers at a prestigious awards ceremony at Apothecaries’ Hall in | more