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 20, Issue 2
Contact lens wettability is an important issue for patients and practitioners has an impact on comfort and visual performance.
The importance and benefits of rigid gas-permeable lenses for quality of vision, ocular health and a decreased rate of myopic progression are well established.
Current practitioner-reported attitudes and behaviours relating to contact lens use among children and young people in the UK.
Subjects covered include: Intraocular lenses, visual fields,consent, the Welsh Low Vision Service and contact lens manufacture.
Articles in this edition cover: Conjunctival response to soft contact lens wear, medical management of chronic open-angle glaucoma, vortex keratopathy and Fabry disease, ocular genetics in clinical practice, and customer service leadership .
Articles cover the following subjects: Albinism, clinical decision making, epidemiology of contact lens-related microbial keratitis, effective supervision and soft contact lenses for irregular cornea.
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.
This issue of OiP includes articles on optometric prescribing for decompensated heterophoria and medical management of maculopathy. and a review of soft contact lens solutions.