Low vision

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A message from Leon Davies, College President - Autumn 2022.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Autumn 2022.

Adrian O’Dowd examines whether it is time for a change that will enable optometrists to certify patients as visually impaired.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

Here we summarise three research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

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