Research

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

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The College and Eye Research Group Oxford are collaborating to bring you a webinar on Monday 24 June, on how optometrists can get involved in research.

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Eye health issues that are making the news.

Online CPD

Online CPD courses for eye health professionals in collaboration with Ulster University and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

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The College of Optometrists’ research journal, OPO, has been the world’s top ranked optometry since 2014.

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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.