Low vision

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The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched a new framework to support low vision clinics.

Clinical files: Do I have to refer an asymptomatic patient with a small pigment epithelial detachment (PED)?

Adrian O’Dowd examines why optometrists need to act on behalf of patients who report temporary sight loss in one eye caused by amaurosis fugax, a potentially serious and sometimes overlooked condition.

The virtual Hospital Eye Service experience replaces the in-person experience pre-registration trainees would normally have gained in a hospital setting.

The virtual Hospital Eye Service experience replaces the in-person experience pre-registration trainees would normally have gained in a hospital setting.

The College have written again to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health NI, Mr Peter May following a response to our original letter.

The College of Optometrists President Professor Leon Davies FCOptom and Professor Kathryn Saunders FCOptom, Trustee and Council Representative for Northern Ireland, have written to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health NI.

This year's National Eye Health Week will take place from 18 to 24 September 2023, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

This case study shows how selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) resulted in an improvement in ocular symptoms in a patient with ocular surface disease secondary to treatment for glaucoma.