Search results for Artificial intelligence (AI)

From the start of the first lockdown in March 2020, teaching in higher education saw a significant move to online learning. How has this impacted the postgraduate independent prescribing programme?

Optometrist and researcher Reena Chopra MCOptom discusses her work using AI systems to estimate the progression of wet AMD patients.

The College provides the latest news, research and information on AI, and all the key optical topics. These are regularly reviewed to ensure you are completely up-to-date with your practice.

In this recorded webinar, Jeff Hogg explores the basics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and what defines AI as a medical device (AIaMD).

A message from Leon Davies, College Immediate Past President.

This article summarises the key findings of a survey taken by members of the College of Optometrists investigating changes in clinical optometric practice in the UK as a result of the pandemic including the challenges and benefits identified.

We have responded to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on 'Healthcare regulation: deciding when statutory regulation is appropriate.'

In this presentation, Professor Keane will describe the motivation - and urgent need - to apply AI to eye care.

Artificial intelligence could be used to predict heart disease risk using a retinal photograph. But, Kim Thomas asks, is it an opportunity for optometrists to extend their skill-set – or an unwelcome addition to their workload?

This paper describes a new algorithm - MOLES – to distinguish choroidal naevi from melanomas.

The standardisation of digital imaging across eye care services will transform efficiencies, accessibility and timely care of patients.

The session concentrates on current developments in retinal imaging and diagnostics for clinical purposes.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

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

Podcast: Dr Vijay Anand MCOptom talks about his co-authored paper Keratoconus and cross-linking, including his experience with the condition; the development of new patient pathways; and the role of artificial intelligence.

Andrew discusses the challenges of running a busy opthalmology department, and how COVID-19 will affect those entering the profession.

Podcast: Both Daniel and Martin spoke to Professor Alastair Denniston about uveitis, and how advances in scanning and machine learning will revolutionise care for patients.

The glaucoma expert on his research and educating the next generation.

Podcast: Dr Jeffry Hogg answers all those questions there wasn't time to cover during his webinar on AI and optometry.

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

Jo Waters asks what are the current grading charts optometrists can use, and how to make the most of them.

Daniel Hardiman-McCartney FCOptom, Clinical Adviser for the College, on the vital importance of professional judgement.

The clinical figures that count.

Dr Louise Terry MCOptom on how her own experience of myopia is informing innovative ways to manage the condition in children.

AI is pushing the boundaries of diagnosis, but are we on the verge of an antimicrobial dark age?

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

Parul Desai, CCEHC Chair, explains why her background in clinical and public health eye care is a perfect fit for a body that is helping to transform services.

Andrew Bastawrous talks about bringing eye care to some of the poorest people on Earth.

Hone the overlooked skills that can improve your clinical confidence and make a real difference to the patient experience.

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.

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

Daniel Hardiman-McCartney MBE FCOptom on how artificial intelligence will reshape the role of optometrists and ophthalmologists –but not take away their jobs.

Shahina Pardhan MCOptom was the first female Professor of Optometry in the UK and is active in the Women in Vision UK network. She speaks to Acuity about how her experience can help other women in research.

The College’s Clinical Editor, Jane Veys MCOptom, on the benefits and limitations of artificial intelligence.

Does vitamin D play a role in reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection, and what does this mean to the UK’s BAME communities? Mike Bowen, Director of Research at the College of Optometrists, considers the evidence.

AI can give optometrists a head start in eye disease detection.

The College has invested over £5m over the last 40 years on optometry and vision science studies. Sophie Goodchild explores how valued research is, how it’s been incorporated into evidence based practice, as well as the accompanying challenges and opportunities.