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Should you examine young patients without a parent or carer present?

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A College-accredited higher qualification will equip you for new challenges and responsibilities, and support your continuing professional development and career progression.

Research, jointly funded by the College of Optometrists and Ulster University, has shown that myopia is more than twice as prevalent among children in the UK now than in the 1960s.

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Many optometrists find examining children difficult, so we provide a helping hand.

As the nights draw in and we enter a harsh winter, we may experience some issues with our eyes and even our vision, as we find that our eyes need some particular seasonal care.

This hands-on workshop will consider the main facial differences between adults and children and how this should be reflected in the choice of frame that is dispensed.

This session explores the potential resultant effect of a poor fitting frame and the relationship between the frame parameters and facial measurements.

The NICER study has led to the creation of a new digital health app, which helps predict the likelihood of myopia.

For the very last issue of Optometry in Practice, Professor Jonathan Jackson MCOptom reflects on the past two decades of the journal and its contribution to our learning.

This paper provides a practical overview of the causes and impact of cerebral visual impairment (CVI), how it is diagnosed and telltale signs and symptoms.