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Member briefing: The NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management on AMD includes recommendations for testing, and a comprehensive list of classifications to aid referral.

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Jane Veys MCOptom on reducing the tears and fears of our patients

Using evidence in practice

This article summarises the Cochrane reviews on nutritional supplementation in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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We speak to Professor John Lawrenson FCOptom about his role authoring and reviewing the College’s Clinical Management Guidelines.

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

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

The clinical figures that count.

What's happening in the world of technology.

Our Clinical Adviser comments on the story in the BBC about the woman who had gene therapy to try to halt the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Our Clinical Adviser offers his advice, following an article by The Express on the best supplements for eyes.

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

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

The clinical figures that count

Podcast: Martin and Daniel talk to Dr Deanna Taylor MCOptom about her research looking at age-related macular degeneration through patients' eyes in The College of Optometrists' pilot podcast.

AMD

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

Radhika Holmstöm examines the case for antioxidant and vitamin supplements preventing, or slowing the progress of, AMD.

The clinical figures that count

What's happening in the world of technology?

Seek out cutting-edge clinical content to address new challenges, says Kieran Loft MCOptom.

Georgina Wintersgill asks how patient research on symptoms online impacts on practice, and how you can assess the evidence that supports the right treatment recommendations.

Rima Evans looks at the work of those offering practical support and rehabilitation for people with visual impairment

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

Member briefing: The NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management on AMD includes recommendations for testing, and a comprehensive list of classifications to aid referral.

This narrative review summarises emerging interventions that may be mentioned in the popular and professional press, and may be on our menu of treatment options to discuss with patients in the near future.

AMD

An overview of the background and current treatment options available for the macular diseases retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular oedema and age-related macular degeneration.

The role of optometrist in the detection and management of AMD in the UK and Australia.

This article reviews the various treatment options available as prophylactic therapy for early AMD.

AMD