Content Listing for Glaucoma

Looking at the impact of the lesser known effects of glaucoma, in order to improve understanding and care of patient.

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology has been accredited as a provider of the Professional Higher Certificate in Medical Retina by the College.

How frequently you should you carry out regular eye examinations on a patient with glaucoma?

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

An understanding of the effects of glaucoma surgery on vision and ocular comfort has also led to a modification of surgical techniques.

The College of Optometrists has accredited the University of Hertfordshire as a provider of the Professional Certificate in Glaucoma.

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

This study shows that optometrists report finding additional training beneficial to their clinical practice and can be successfully trained to reduce false-positive ocular hypertensive referrals.

We have responded to the The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch’s investigation on the “Lack of timely monitoring of patients with glaucoma”.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

The work of the OLGA clinic at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

With nominations deadline for the Research Excellence Awards fast approaching, we’re talking to previous winners about the outstanding research happening in optometry, optics and vision science.

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

The iCARE is a rebound tonometer that does not require the use of an anaesthetic.

We have responded to the UK National Screening Committee's consultation on glaucoma.

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

Articles cover: The NICE guideline on diagnosis and management of COAG and ocular hypertension, glaucoma detection, cataract development in relation to morphology and depression and acquired visual Impairment.

The College of Optometrists is running Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize as a month-long online learning event for members, starting from Tuesday 2 March.

Articles in this edition cover intraocular scatter and visual performances, the structure–function relationship in glaucoma, current trends in macular hole management and visual acuity and visual satisfaction.

Develop your glaucoma decision-making and management skills with our CET and CPD

How the camaraderie and clinical challenges in hospital optometry inspire this Consultant Optometrist.

Articles in this edition cover: Conjunctival response to soft contact lens wear, medical management of chronic open-angle glaucoma, vortex keratopathy and Fabry disease, ocular genetics in clinical practice, and customer service leadership .

This guidance has been developed by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) and the College of Optometrists (CoO) in response to the pandemic and may be subject to change.

Dr Keziah Latham, the low vision specialist, discusses how teaching, research and clinical practice are interlinked.

Articles cover: laser treatment, advances in the surgical management of glaucoma, equipment for domicilary work and the Guide Dog Partnership.

Contact lens technologies that can treat disease, and a possible link between caffeine intake and IOP.

The senior clinical teaching fellow and higher qualifications expert discusses working in an education role alongside clinical practice.

Articles in this issue cover: An optometric-led glaucoma assessment service, colour coding in the identification of lens power in optometric practice , a review of soft contact lens solutions and an Introduction to Psychiatry; Part 2

Kieran Loft on his last stint at Acuity, and other changes in optometry.

Articles cover: The medical management of diabetes; the Glaucomatous Optic Disc, retinal haemorrhage and ophthalmic lens materials.

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.

Articles in this edition of OiP cover angle closure glaucoma in optometric practice, colour vision testing, children and contact lenses, and hereditary ocular diseases in childhood.

A six-year College project to evaluate the effectiveness of enhanced service schemes is ending. Acuity speaks to its co-principal investigator Dr Robert Harper FCOptom

Articles cover: Low vision; HES case studies, a community ophthalmic service for the management of paediatric refractive eye problems; glaucoma co-management; contact lens devices in the management of corneal and ocular surface disease; and extended roles in hospital optometry.

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

This article explains the current understanding of the risk factors, diagnosis, limitations and management of glaucoma in myopes.

Supporting patients in using their eye drops safely and easily.

The classification, risk factors and detection of glaucoma.

A message from the President of the College of Optometrists.

Our Editor in Chief, Professor Leon Davies FCOptom, looks back at what's been another challenging year.

Should optometrists be telling their glaucoma patients to give up yoga and quit coffee, or concentrate on more general lifestyle changes instead? Jo Waters asks three leading experts.

From ocular allergy, through cosmetics and genetic disorders of the anterior eye, to driving without spectacle correction.

What ocular complications does Ehlers-Danlos cause and how should optometrists treat patients with this condition? Léa Surugue reports.

Not only is 2020 the year of vision, but it also happens to be Optometry in Practice's 20 year anniversary. Professor Leon Davies FCOptom, looks back at key publications to see what's changed in that time.

Graham Clews reports on the potential impact of SLT, as a study finds it could reduce the need for traditional treatments for glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

This article provides a current perspective of the genetics of anterior eye disease and describes the genes associated with each disorder, how the presence of abnormal genes may cause disease and the advantages and disadvantages of genetic testing.

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.

Francis Carbonaro tackles the role of genetics in eye disease with a basic review of genetic principles and their relevance to optometry.

Kim Thomas weighs up the risks and rewards of minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Cases of glaucoma continue to increase across the globe. Here, a number of experts discuss the importance of early detection in saving sight and halting this epidemic

Clinical editor Jane Veys considers the advantages of a blended healthcare approach.

This article will discuss both editions of NICE guidance, with particular reference to the changes that will affect optometrists with the implementation of NG81.

Paddy Gunn MCOptom, Principal Optometrist for Education and Training at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, explains how his research will help relieve burdens in glaucoma care.

Results and analysis of a randomised controlled trial of an alternative model of glaucoma care by optometrists.

Glaucoma is a complex and broad subject and this group of diseases is commonly encountered by optometrists in their practice.

The clinical figures that count.

A focus on gonioscopy, and how the technique will be used in the future.

The clinical figures that count.

This article outlines the laser treatment modalities for glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

The clinical figures that count.

A review of the role of the optometrist in the medical management of glaucoma in the light of 2009 NICE guidelines, as well as recommendations.

The clinical figures that count

Current imaging-based technologies which can aid the detection of ACG.

The clinical figures that count.

The number of people affected by the Angle closure glaucoma (ACG) is expected to rise with an ageing population and increasing longevity. This article looks at the clinical characteristics and treatment options for ACG, and assessment of the anterior chamber angle by gonioscopy.

The clinical figures that count.

Significant and irreversible optic neuropathy, and impairment of visual function, can occur within a short period following an episode of angle closure.

The clinical figures that count

A brief overview of the various techniques in non-penetrating glaucoma surgery and their advantages and disadvantages in comparison with traditional penetrating glaucoma surgery.

Clinical editor Kieran Loft considers a more flexible approach to optometry.

This article looks at how the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma have changed over the years.

The role of optometry in disease management now goes well beyond the confines of case finding and referral.

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

A review of optic disc assessment in glaucoma, in order to enhance the background knowledge of optometrists in undertaking these roles.

Heart attacks transiently increase in number when the clocks go forward. Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma can interfere with the body’s sleep-wake cycles. Becky McCall examines the relationship between the eye and sleep.

An insight into the development of the guidance, its implementation and implications for optometry.

Pressure on optometrists to treat glaucoma is likely to grow as case numbers are predicted to rise 44% by 2035. Beta blockers will remain a part of the fight ahead, as Adrian O’Dowd reports.

80-90% of diagnosed POAG cases in the UK are initially detected during routine eye examination.

A message from the President of the College of Optometrists.

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

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.

Sometimes, progress is made not by inventing something new, but by looking at something that’s been around for a long time in a new way, says Kieran Loft.

With the Paralympics underway in Tokyo, Kathy Oxtoby reports on how patients with low vision can enjoy exercise and sport, and the benefits that go beyond keeping limber.

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.

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 are the potential benefits of home glaucoma monitoring – and the challenges to be overcome? Juliette Astrup reports.

The College celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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

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

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

Summaries of two research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

Summaries of two research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

With hospital ophthalmology departments under increasing strain, the need for appropriate referrals has never been greater. The latest research from Dr David Parkins FCOptom highlights where improvements can be made.

A message from Clinical Editor Kieran Loft MCOptom

Head-mounted displays using virtual reality are at the leading edge of research into visual field testing. Carina Bailey reports on developments.

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

Adrian O’Dowd looks at how large-scale, digitised and sophisticated data in optometry is helping to improve care.

Key statistics from the WHO World report on vision 2019.