Low vision

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Helen Gilbert asks what are the signs of depression you should look for among those with low vision and how optometrists can help them

Gordon Ilett tells us about his career, his experience on charitable and professional bodies, and his new position as Chair of the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee.

The College of Optometrists has created and published templates for the collection of minimum patient data in two areas of secondary care, refractive error and low vision.

With the Paralympics underway in Tokyo, Kathy Oxtoby reports on how patients with low vision can enjoy exercise and sport, and the benefits that go beyond keeping limber.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

CCEHC survey highlights need to review commissioning and provision of low vision services to deliver more accessible and integrated care for patients in England.

Clinical files: Can my visually impaired patient get TV licence support?

The Low Vision Service Wales has proved a lifeline for patients since it was set up 18 years ago. Helen Gilbert explores the secrets behind its success and the lessons other countries can learn.

Adrian O’Dowd examines to what extent wide-angle fundus images and OCT, coupled with the impact of the pandemic, might replace the need for direct observation through retinal exams.

The clinical figures that count.