Children

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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.

Clinical Files: What can I do to make a sight test as accessible as I can to an autistic child?

A message from Professor Leon Davies FCOptom, College President.

Despite compulsory safeguarding training every two years, optometrists can still feel unsure of their duties. Kathy Oxtoby looks at what to do if you suspect a patient requires safeguarding.

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

The clinical figures that count.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

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

A framework for delivering eye care to children in special schools aims to help those who often seek treatment the least, writes Anna Scott.

The Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC) recognises variation in service provision and availability for children with vision deficit picked up through school vision screening in England. 1,2,3

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