Low vision

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Podcast: Daniel and Martin speak to College scholars, Dr Keziah Latham FCOptom and Dr Jane MacNaughton FCOptom about their research paper, asking if patient-identified ‘comfortable’ print size is a useful clinical parameter for low vision reading assessment.

New research has found links between the severity of visual impairment and the risk of dementia. Kathy Oxtoby asks: how can optometrists play a greater role in supporting patients with these conditions?

There are plenty of ways that we can help you develop your career, whatever your job role, experience or professional and personal goals.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

Natalie Healey explores how optometrists can support the diagnosis and management of cerebral visual impairment.

Helen Gilbert asks what are the signs of depression you should look for among those with low vision and how optometrists can help them

Gordon Ilett tells us about his career, his experience on charitable and professional bodies, and his new position as Chair of the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee.

The College of Optometrists has created and published templates for the collection of minimum patient data in two areas of secondary care, refractive error and low vision.

With the Paralympics underway in Tokyo, Kathy Oxtoby reports on how patients with low vision can enjoy exercise and sport, and the benefits that go beyond keeping limber.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

CCEHC survey highlights need to review commissioning and provision of low vision services to deliver more accessible and integrated care for patients in England.