In the final part of our series on ageing, Adrian O’Dowd looks at how technology will play a vital role in eye care for older people.

Abstracts from the online Women in Vision UK Annual Meeting 2022 are presented.

Online CPD courses for optometrists on the topic of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).


This recorded webinar delivered by Michelle Hanratty will help you determine when to manage or monitor a patient’s condition and when to refer for further investigation or management.

This online CPD course will help you consider the advice you give patients about products and treatments.

An expert panel from the College and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists discuss how to have confidence in managing difficult conversations with patients.

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.

Podcast: Mike Horler FCOptom answers all those questions there wasn't time to cover during his webinar on retinal treatments.

This online course for pre-reg trainees covers the pathologies treated in a medical retina clinic including AMD and other macula pathology.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Spring 2023.

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.

This online CPD course will guide you through the NICE recommended classification of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), risk factors, guidance on when to refer and when to manage in practice.


A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Winter 2023.

The effort, cost and logistics of managing treatment for eye conditions can have a big impact on patients’ quality of life. What can be done to minimise their treatment burden?

As age-related macular degeneration progresses, part of the visual cortex starts to atrophy. But which way does the causal relationship work, asks Kim Thomas, and what does it mean for treatments focused on the retina if the brain has entered an irreversible decline?

The College is asking for feedback from members on changes to its patient leaflets.

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

The latest edition of Acuity, the College’s professional journal, is now available in print and online.

Eye health issues that are making the news - Autumn 2022.

Kathy Oxtoby introduces the first article in a series on an ageing population and the implications for eye health and the optometry profession in the UK.