The latest research

13 July 2018
Summer 2018

Summaries of two research papers from a recent issue of Optometry in Practice.

1. Diagnosis and management of Charles Bonnet syndrome in a low-vision clinic: a case report

Maura Bailie MCOptom and A Jonathan Jackson MCOptom

Visual hallucinations have been reported in people with an acquired visual impairment who have unimpaired cognitive function and absence of other sensory hallucinations. This condition is called Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) and is associated with social isolation, fatigue, introverted personality and reduced physical and mental activity.

Sign in to continue

Forgotten password?

Not already a member of The College?

Start enjoying the benefits of College membership today. Take a look at what the College can offer you and view our membership categories and rates.

Related further reading

This year's National Eye Health Week will take place from 18 to 24 September 2023, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

The UK had been excluded from the scheme due to dispute over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Abstracts from the online Women in Vision UK Annual Meeting 2022 are presented.