Research

College research projects help to build a scientific evidence base that informs and influences College and national policies.

The University of Bradford is running a focus group on 4 October for parents and children affected by myopia.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

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

The College has invested over £5m over the last 40 years on optometry and vision science studies. Sophie Goodchild explores how valued research is, how it’s been incorporated into evidence based practice, as well as the accompanying challenges and opportunities.

Becky McCall asks how shifts in working practices caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might change the ophthalmic services workforce.

There are plenty of evidence-based resources to draw on, writes Dr Paramdeep Bilkhu MCOptom, Clinical Adviser for the College.

Adrian O’Dowd explores the more uncommon ocular side effects of newer pharmacological treatments and how to identify them.

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

Evaporative dry eye resulting from meibomian gland dysfunction has been difficult to treat, writes Kim Thomas. But intense pulsed light therapy is being increasingly deployed to tackle it. So does it really work?

The glaucoma expert on his research and educating the next generation.

The college's key achievements in 2020-21: inspiring, informing and supporting optometrists, patients and the public.