Driving and vision

Podcast episode

Podcast: College Clinical Adviser Denise Voon MCOptom speaks to Mike Bowen, Director of Knowledge and Research at the College about the current research regarding LED headlights.


Guidance for optometrists on examining patience who drive.

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Clinical files: My elderly patient may attempt suicide after finding out they no longer meet the driving vision standard, what should I do?

From ocular allergy, through cosmetics and genetic disorders of the anterior eye, to driving without spectacle correction.

Given that optometrists have a key role in ensuring their patients drive with their glasses, it is important to understand why patients choose not to drive with their best vision. This article provides a summary of a study addressing this key issue.

The clinical figures that count

Dr David Robert Grimes looks at the eye health issues that are making the news.

Guidance on current visual acuity standards for driving in the UK and advising patients on their fitness to drive.