Optometry in Practice (OiP) is the College’s quarterly CPD/CET journal. In every edition you will find articles highlighting the latest research, analysis and opinion on a range of topics.
Latest issue: Volume 21, Issue 2
An overview of FLACS and the studies that have attempted to evaluate it.
Community optometry working with hospital ophthalmology: the benefits of working together in a shared care cataract pathway
Post-op assessment by a community optometrist as part of a shared care cataract pathway results in benefit for patients, optometrists and ophthalmologists.
Articles cover: Higher-order aberrations in keratoconus; contact lens fitting In challenging cases; the use of silicone hydrogel lenses to promote corneal re-epithelialisation; and cataract and the nodal point fallacy.
Looking at research into posterior polar cataract and opacities elsewhere in the crystalline lens and poor vision.
Articles cover: The NICE guideline on diagnosis and management of COAG and ocular hypertension, glaucoma detection, cataract development in relation to morphology and depression and acquired visual Impairment.
A detailed discussion of the morphology of, and predisposing factors for, development of cataract .
Subjects covered include, RGP lens fitting, the role of nutrition in cataract development, light sources for colour vision examination, the supervisor and trainee working relationship, the +1.00 blur test.
This article reviews the evidence for the role of nutrition in the development of cataract.