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The role of optometrist in the detection and management of AMD in the UK and Australia.

Our Clinical Adviser comments on a new study that small increases in air pollution are linked to an increased risk of AMD.

In each issue, Acuity poses a topical question on a tricky scenario to a panel of members.

Articles cover decontamination, how patients make choices, refractive surgery,referral behaviour, optometric management of AMD.

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The College of Optometrists held its seventh Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize conference at the weekend.

Kim Thomas looks at new developments in optical coherence tomography hardware, including faster refresh rates and increased accuracy, and wonders what the future holds for the technology.

Articles cover: Modifiable risk factors for AMD; Medical management of common corneal conditions; testing visual acuity of young children; lasers; the purpose of an eye test among people aged 60 and over.

Our Clinical Adviser comments on the story in the BBC about the woman who had gene therapy to try to halt the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

From refractive error to dashed career opportunities, Kim Thomas discusses the lifelong consequences of amblyopia.

Articles cover: The ageing eye; myopia; current concepts in AMD; and the ocular consequences of HIV-AIDS.

In our latest podcast we speak to Professor Bernard Gilmartin about the battle to save his remaining vision.

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We speak to Professor John Lawrenson FCOptom about his role authoring and reviewing the College’s Clinical Management Guidelines.

A review of the modern classifications of AMD and available treatments.

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We've responded to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists' (RCOphth) consultation on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Services.

Dr David Robert Grimes looks at the eye health issues that are making the news.

An overview of the background and current treatment options available for the macular diseases retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular oedema and age-related macular degeneration.

The College of Optometrists presented the prestigious Research Excellence Awards today as part of Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize 2021.

Dr David Robert Grimes looks at the eye health issues that are making the news.

This narrative review summarises emerging interventions that may be mentioned in the popular and professional press, and may be on our menu of treatment options to discuss with patients in the near future.

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This edition takes a look at the risk variants and genetic distribution of Age-related macular degeneration as well as topical ivermectin-metronidazole gel therapy for blepharitis caused by Demodex.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

This article outlines the clinical implications for patients affected by impaired face perception.

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Our Clinical Adviser offers his advice, following an article by The Express on the best supplements for eyes.

Can modern high-resolution OCT alone provide sufficient information on which to base a decision to treat?

Dr David Robert Grimes looks at the eye health issues that are making the news.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

This article reviews the various treatment options available as prophylactic therapy for early AMD.

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Eye health issues that are making the news.

Investigating current practice for managing and treating AMD in Ireland and the UK.

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Radhika Holmstöm examines the case for antioxidant and vitamin supplements preventing, or slowing the progress of, AMD.

Pilot data from surveys examining the roles of community-based and hospital optometrists in the assessment and management of patients with suspected AMD.

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The floodgates have opened for a new era of gene therapy that can treat the inherited causes of eye disease. Becky McCall reports.

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Reviewing the evidence for the role of supplements in eye health, particularly cataract and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Lockdowns led to cancelled operations and check-ups. Becky McCall looks at the legacy of the pandemic for eye disease and sight loss, and the lessons that have been learned.

This article reviews the research into digital technology innovation and home monitoring in the management of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma.

We asked five industry experts to round up the optical successes of 2018, and what they predict for the year ahead.

Evaluating the risk of AMD amongst construction workers in Ireland.

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People of different ethnicities are at increased risk of different eye conditions.

Increasing demand for intravitreal injections to treat conditions such as wet AMD provides an opportunity for optometrists to widen their portfolio of skills, writes Kim Thomas.

The Low Vision Service Wales has proved a lifeline for patients since it was set up 18 years ago. Helen Gilbert explores the secrets behind its success and the lessons other countries can learn.

Georgina Wintersgill asks how patient research on symptoms online impacts on practice, and how you can assess the evidence that supports the right treatment recommendations.

The clinical figures that count.

The clinical figures that count

The clinical figures that count

The clinical figures that count.

The new discipline of oculomics uses machine learning to detect biomarkers of systemic health in the eye. Kim Thomas asks: how does it work, what are its ethical implications, and will it be the future of the profession?

The highlights from last weekend’s conference, including talks on OCT angiography and the future of glaucoma surgery.

Himali Shah MCOptom Prof Cert Med Ret, Resident Optometrist at Asda Opticians Coventry, on a diabetic patient who suffered reduced visual acuity after cataract surgery.

Becky McCall looks at how the latest research has linked air pollution with eye health, and the advice to give patients on how to protect themselves.

A message from Colin Davidson, College President.

Rima Evans looks at the work of those offering practical support and rehabilitation for people with visual impairment

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

What's happening in the world of technology.

What's happening in the world of technology?

Seek out cutting-edge clinical content to address new challenges, says Kieran Loft MCOptom.

Here we summarise three research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

Since October 2017, NICE has issued two new clinical guidelines and one update concerning the three most common age-related causes of sight loss. Madeleine Bailey looks at what it means for you – and NHS eye services overall