Public health

Choroidal naevi are often detected during routine examinations, but it is vital to be aware of the warning signs of something more sinister, writes Mark Gould.

Kathy Oxtoby looks at the intended and adverse effects of corticosteroids, the common concerns patients have, and how to manage a steroid response.

With the number of people living with dementia on the rise, Becky McCall asks: how can practitioners ensure that these patients get the eye care they need?

The use of evidence-based optometry Is encouraged, but research can be hard to decipher. We break down some commonly used terms.

When patients ask you about the latest miracle cure or danger to their sight, Kaye McIntosh asks, what’s the best way to respond?

Online eyewear sales surged during Covid-19. With many patients still opting to buy online, says Helen Bird, how can optometrists reassert their value and help to drive dispensing back in store?

Podcast: College clinical adviser, Denise Voon MCOptom, speaks to Jane Veys MCOptom, Clinical Editor of Acuity magazine, about her career and her passion for charity work.

The celebrations are a chance to pay tribute to NHS staff.

The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan recognises the knowledge and skills of eye care providers in alleviating the pressures in the eye care service.

The BBC Wales newsreader revealed that she 'could have lost her sight' had it not been for her optometrist, according to the newspaper report.

1 in 5 Brits (22%) have postponed or cancelled a sight test in the past year due to cost concerns

If you see a patient with unknown cause of a red eye condition or visual disturbance you should have a low threshold for suspecting syphilis.