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Consultant Ophthalmologist Damian Lake looks at the history of corneal collagen cross-linking in treating keratoconus, the current indications for its use, and the most up-to-date refinements to the procedure.

Our Clinical Adviser answers this question in the latest Clinical Adviser Files.

This article reviews the use of topical beta-blockers for the treatment of glaucoma.

Many people suffering from hypertension don’t even know they have a problem. But in the right setting, writes Léa Surugue, Optometrists can be part of the solution.

Podcast: Dr Paramdeep Singh Bilkhu MCOptom talks about why allergic conjunctivitis is likely to be underdiagnosed; how to choose the best medication for your patients; and much more.

Kathy Oxtoby asks what optometrists need to know about antimicrobial resistance.

The first insight on the impact of therapeutic qualifications on optometric practice.

Articles in this edition cover: Therapeutics, OCT vs FFA, corneal confocal microscopy, amblyopia management and Britain's eye health.