Eye health issues that are making the news.

Adrian O'Dowd examines how optometrists can prepare for and best handle a backlog of child myopia diagnoses caused by the pandemic.

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

MHRA agrees with the College view that chloramphenicol eye drops can be safely administered to children aged 0 to 2 years, where antibiotic eye drop treatment is indicated.

We provide advice on protecting the public's vision and eye health this summer. Scroll down for graphics you can use to help share our message.

Podcast: We answer questions there wasn't time to answer during the webinar discussing recent findings from the part College-funded Northern Ireland Childhood Errors of Refraction (NICER) Study.

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Emma Bennett explores the link between a rise in screen time during the pandemic and increasing levels of myopia in children. 

The College has reviewed the evidence on the potential risks of using chloramphenicol POM eye drops for children less than 2 years old.

The College's position on the use of Chloramphenicol POM in paediatric populations.

Clinical files: Can you carry out a sight test without parental consent?

From refractive error to dashed career opportunities, Kim Thomas discusses the lifelong consequences of amblyopia.