Public health

Clinical Files: Is it acceptable to turn away a child for a sight test if you don't feel you have the experience or right equipment?

A message from Leon Davies, College President - Winter 2023.

The clinical figures that count - Winter 2023

Eye health issues that are making the news - Winter 2023.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Winter 2023.

The College’s Clinical Editor, Jane Veys MCOptom, on the value of curiosity in the clinical world.

The effort, cost and logistics of managing treatment for eye conditions can have a big impact on patients’ quality of life. What can be done to minimise their treatment burden?

Is increased screen time causing visual and eye health problems in children? Helen Gilbert reports.

Brush up your knowledge on one of the most remarkable parts of the eye. Kimi Chaddah explores the cornea’s anatomy, its capacity for healing, and promising research avenues in corneal innervation.

Dr Paramdeep Bilkhu MCOptom, Clinical Adviser for the College, on the scope of practice and eye care services in optometry practices.

In the second part of our series looking at the impact of ageing, Léa Suruge asks how to support older patients whose quality of life has been affected by age-related eye disease, and reviews the treatments available.

Kathryn Marshall MCOptom, an optometrist working in community practice in Scotland, describes the surgical complications that can lead to reduced visual outcomes.