Low vision

This article explains the importance of magnifiers and guides the uninitiated through the implications of basic associated formulae.

This article examines the process of clinical audit of adult low vision rehabilitation services and current knowledge of evidence-based best practice.

Articles in this edition cover the role of contrast sensitivity measurement in patients with low vision, clinical audit cycle of low vision rehabilitation services,eye movements and vision in congenital nystagmus, essential skills for supervisors, corneal confocal microscopy versus specular microscopy in the evaluation of the corneal endothelium.

Evidence for the importance of measuring contrast sensitivity - specifically in patients with low vision.

Michelle Hanratty, Senior Optometrist at Optegra Birmingham Eye Hospital, on finding macular lesions in a patient at a postoperative assessment, and the ensuing treatment.

As coordinator of the Vision Loss Expert Group, Professor Rupert Bourne has helped international bodies access accurate population-based data about eye health. Now he’s turning his attention closer to home.

Adrian O’Dowd looks at how large-scale, digitised and sophisticated data in optometry is helping to improve care.

Key statistics from the WHO World report on vision 2019.

Eye health issues that are making the news.