Latest online CPD

This recorded webinar lecture examines the epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, management and long term outlook for eye allergic disease of all severities.

Latest clinical files

Clinical files: Is it appropriate for me to treat steroid-related rises in IOP where the steroid was originally used for managing anterior uveitis, even though I do not have any additional glaucoma qualifications?

Latest journal article

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

Independent prescribing

We responded to a Royal Pharmaceutical Society consultation on a competency framework for all prescribers.

The processes around issuing prescriptions can be confusing. Steve Smethurst asks: what’s required from independent prescribers and what differences divide the UK’s four nations?

This week, the GOC agreed to the College’s proposal for a more flexible approach to meeting logbook requirements for optometrists training to be independent prescribers.

The College responded to a consultation from the All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre.

The College of Optometrists’ member app helps support members in providing the best possible patient care.

Did you know the College has a full online events programme available just for members? Book your space now!

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.