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(OCT has revolutionised ophthalmology and optometry practice, allowing non-invasive in vivo optical biopsy of the anterior and posterior ocular structures.

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

This online therapeutics peer review session is open to College members who are qualified independent prescribers or studying for an IP qualification.

Can you insist that NHS patients pay for an OCT scan?

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Online CPD courses for optometrists on the topic of OCT.

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This online CPD course helps optometrists practise making clinical decisions, covering a range of topics and clarify when to refer patients and the level of urgency of referrals.

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.

This edition of OIP includes articles on RGP lenses, OCT and clinical governance

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

This online peer review session is open to College members and will cover your GOC peer review requirement.

The College, alongside representatives from ABDO, AOP, FODO and GOC, have answered your questions on delivering eyecare during the Amber phase.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

Articles in this edition cover: Therapeutics, OCT vs FFA, corneal confocal microscopy, amblyopia management and Britain's eye health.

Join Gemma Hill MCOptom, Optometrist and Owner of Forde Opticians, as she updates us on her life in practice and search for PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This online peer review session is open to College members and will cover your GOC peer review requirement.

This is an intermediate level session focusing on OCT for glaucoma including OCTA.

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

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.

Matt Roney MCOptom, Specialist Optometrist at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, takes us through his new life in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This discussion workshop includes techniques to assess anterior chamber angle and analysis of images.

This businesswoman, teacher and examiner is an advocate for higher qualifications and embracing technological changes in optometry.

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.

The College is pleased to announce that a new CPD course - Introduction to OCT - is now available to College members.

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

Dr Hema Radhakrishnan, Associate Dean for Social Responsibility and Reader in Optometry at the University of Manchester, is the guest editor of this special edition of Optometry in Practice.

Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize 2021 will now be a month-long online learning event.

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This workshop will teach you how to take a good scan, decide which scans are best for your patients and help you interpret results.

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Testing a panel of members with a topical question.

This article reviews the utility of telemedicine in community practice.

The consultation covered OCT use in diabetic retinopathy referral, shared decision making for cataract surgery, and glaucoma referral criteria.

This is a case-based discussion workshop and will evaluate the most effective ways of utilising OCT technology to enhance glaucoma diagnosis and management.

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

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

Our latest position statement on seeing patients in primary care during COVID-19.

Clinical files: Do I have to refer an asymptomatic patient with a small pigment epithelial detachment (PED)?

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

This article discusses a range of clinical scenarios selected to illustrate the role of medical investigations in dealing with patients with visual complaints.

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

In this recorded webinar, Polly Dulley MCOptom provides advice on how to interpret the OCT results of several patients with common ocular pathologies and how to differentiate normal from abnormal.

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

This literature review provides an overview of the ocular changes that can occur during pregnancy.

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

This online CPD course is for optometrists who are new to Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and those wanting to understand how to use OCT scans for clinical investigations.

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A message from Colin Davidson, College President.

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Used properly and with appropriate training, OCT can prevent many misdiagnoses in the clinical environment.

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

This lecture will include examples of different diabetic pathology using OCT & OCTA to help with clinical monitoring, decisions and referrals.

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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.

The first ocular gene therapy has now been approved for use as a treatment, therefore it is important optometrists have a basic understanding of genetics and gene therapy. This article will help with answering patient queries, managing patients and appropriate referrals.

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Did you know the College has a full online events programme available just for members? Book your space now!

This recorded webinar presented by Kam Balaggan, covers essential ocular anatomy and OCT interpretation, focusing on the salient clinical and OCT features of all common vitreomacular disorders.

Adrian O’Dowd looks at why glaucoma is still undetected in some cases and how optometrists can sharpen up their practice.

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

Join optometrist, Yasmine Sahraie MCOptom, as she gives us an insight into the Emergency Eye Care Treatment team in Grampian, Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CMGs are guidelines on the diagnosis and management of a range of common and rare, but important, eye conditions that present with varying frequency in primary and first contact care.

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A message from Colin Davidson, College President.

This article outlines how optical coherence tomography (OCT) can be used to detect and diagnose glaucoma.

Moving on with OCT is an intermediate-level course and the second part of the OCT series. It is suitable for those with a basic understanding of OCT.

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

Member briefing: A new NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management of AMD came into effect on 23 January 2018. The new guideline includes recommendations for testing, and a comprehensive list of classifications to aid referral.

What's happening in the world of technology.

Member briefing: The revised NICE guideline Glaucoma: diagnosis and management came into effect on 1 November 2017. The member briefing below summarises the main points and outlines how it will affect you in practice.

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

Watch optometrist Polly Dulley discuss various cases on this online course. This CPD course includes OCT images, treatment and management options.

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Kathy Oxtoby considers the effects on the eye during space flight.

This second online CPD course on OCT will help develop further your ability to interpret OCT images and decide on the appropriate action for patients.

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Himali Shah MCOptom, Resident Optometrist at Specsavers, Leicester North, discusses a case of a patient presenting with vitreomacular traction.

In this online CPD course, Thurka Sivapalan MCOptom covers the basic principles of OCT to help diagnose, monitor, and manage glaucoma-related conditions in community practice and in hospitals.

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

In this recorded webinar, Rebekka Heitmar MCOptom covers basic OCT terminologies and their interpretations, explores different scan types, and provides an overview of the most common abnormalities that optometrists encounter.

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

In this online course you will analyse video extracts of optometrists giving OCT results to a patient. Activities will enable you to reflect on your own experience of effective communication with your patients.

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Adrian O’Dowd examines to what extent wide-angle fundus images and OCT, coupled with the impact of the pandemic, might replace the need for direct observation through retinal exams.

Clinical files: Can I routinely use an OCT instead of a visual field test for detecting chronic COAG?

Podcast: We talk to Dr Jonathan Denniss MCOptom who discusses the strengths and limitations of using OCT for glaucoma diagnosis and gives practical advice on how OCT can be used by optometrists.

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

Welcome back to the UK’s leading optometry event!

Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize conference will be taking place virtually from Sunday 23 to Friday 28 April 2023.

This online CPD course will help you with management decisions when retinal lesions are identified by both fundus examination and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

This online CPD course will help you with management decisions when retinal lesions are identified by both fundus examination and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

This session will help clinicians with OCT interpretation and commonly occurring pathology associated with OCT.

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The CMGs are guidelines on the diagnosis and management of a range of common and rare, but important, eye conditions that present with varying frequency in primary and first contact care.

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The CMGs are guidelines on the diagnosis and management of a range of common and rare, but important, eye conditions that present with varying frequency in primary and first contact care.

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This workshop will teach you how to set up your mobile and utilise your camera software to successfully image the anterior segment.

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In this recorded webinar, Michael Horler FCOptom uses real patient cases to give optometrists a greater understanding of how to interpret an OCT scan and how to recognise some common ocular conditions.

The CMGs are guidelines on the diagnosis and management of a range of common and rare, but important, eye conditions that present with varying frequency in primary and first contact care.

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Watch our webinar on OCT and test your knowledge by taking a quiz!

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Podcast: Polly Dully MCOptom answers all those additional questions from her webinar where she advised members on how to interpret OCT results of several patients with common ocular pathologies, and how to differentiate normal from abnormal.

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Podcast: Daniel talks to Mike Horler MCOptom who answered all those 'Xtra' questions there wasn't enough time to cover during his webinar on how to interpret OCT scans in diagnosing macula and disc conditions.

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Podcast: Optometrist Rebekka Heitmar answers all those questions there wasn't time to cover during her webinar on OCT.

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