Search results for Dementia

This article introduces a proposal and outlines the areas that should be covered within a pathway.

We have responded to a green paper on prevention public from the Department of Health and Social Care.

You are concerned about another practitioner offering tests to predict patients more likely to develop dementia. What do you do?

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

Use our online resources and materials to support your continuing professional development and earn essential CPD points.

New research has found links between the severity of visual impairment and the risk of dementia. Kathy Oxtoby asks: how can optometrists play a greater role in supporting patients with these conditions?

This paper provides practical advice for optometrists examining patients with dementia.

The College of Optometrists has completed research on the experiences of vision assessment for people living with a form of dementia that impacts vision.

The risks of developing both dementia and visual impairment increase with age, so a large population of people in the UK affected by dementia may also have visual impairment.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

As our Editor in Chief steps into a new role, we look at how hospital clinics and practices coped with the pressures of the pandemic, and how we can provide services tailored to patients' needs.

Read the College's response to the NICE consultation on its quality standard for dementia (February 2019).

Member briefing: This page explains the key findings of the PrOVIDe study and sets out how this knowledge might benefit you in practice.

Natalie Healey explores how optometrists can support the diagnosis and management of cerebral visual impairment.

This article provides guidance on the optometric assessment and management of patients with posterior cortical atrophy.

Key statistics from 40 years of college research

New advances in eye screening technology are identifying conditions that would otherwise have remained hidden. But how do we interpret the results?

Madeleine Bailey looks at the cutting-edge research that may one day lead to a diagnostic eye test for Alzheimer’s disease.

Kathy Oxtoby asks how optometrists can communicate effectively with patients who cannot verbally communicate.

Jane Veys looks at overcoming the barriers that prevent good eye care

The College celebrates its 40th anniversary.