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Here you will find OT's archive of CET and clinical articles that were published from 1999 to 2015. You can search for CET articles via the year of publication or using a keyword search. Articles can be downloaded as a PDF, along with any references and MCQ answers linked to the article, when available.

  • Acquired brain injury part 1: Neuro-optometric rehabilitation

    Acquired brain injury, Part 1: neuro-optometric rehabilitation

    This first article of a series provides an overview of neuro-optometric rehabilitation in terms of how acquired brain injury affects patients and its relevance to the eye examination.

     
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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Mark Menezes BSc (Hons), FACBO

    Published 22 Mar 2013

  • Shared Care and Referral Pathways Part 1: Broadening Horizons

    Shared care and referral pathways, Part 1: broadening horizons

    This first article of a six-part series addresses shared care pathways in the UK, the historical background to how referral and shared care pathways have come to exist, and gives an overview of the relevant legislation. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Chris Steele BSc (Hons), FCOptom, DCLP, DipOC, DipTp(IP), FBCLA

    Published 08 Mar 2013

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  • Sight Savers – Real Case Studies Part 3

    Sight savers – real case studies, Part 3

    In this final part of the series, attention turns to ocular conditions that have the potential to cause significant loss of sight and that can present with vague or atypical symptoms. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Shamina Asif BSc (Hons), MCOptom

    Published 08 Mar 2013

  • Management Options for Adult Binocular Vision Disorders Part 1: Heterotropia

    Management options for adult binocular vision disorders, Part 1: heterotropia

    This VRICS tests your knowledge of identifying, investigating and managing adult heterotropia conditions.

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Dr Sheila Rae PhD, MCOptom, DipOrth

    Published 08 Mar 2013

  • Dry AMD – The Neglected Disease

    Dry AMD – the neglected disease

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition very much in the minds of patients and practitioners alike. This article discusses the current state of dry AMD and how increased monitoring of this disease might benefit patients.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Michelle Hanratty BSc (Hons), MCOptom and Jonathan Gibson MB BS, MD, FRCSEd, FRCOphth

    Published 22 Feb 2013

  • Demystifying Abnormal Pupils

    Demystifying abnormal pupils

    This article describes an effective approach to determining the underlying cause, and appropriate management, of pupils which are misbehaving.
     

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Tina Kipioti MD, FRCSEd

    Published 22 Feb 2013

  • Diagnosis and Management of Dry Eyes: Part 2

    Diagnosis and management of dry eyes, Part 2

    Dry eye is an increasingly common problem due to an ageing population. However, there are many other causes and associations of dry eyes, including ocular disease and ocular surgery. This VRICS tests knowledge in the identification and management of dry eye disease.

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Professor Colm McAlinden BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD and Dr Eirini Skiadaresi MD

    Published 08 Feb 2013

  • Cool Approach to Managing Hot Lids

    Cool approach to managing hot lids

    Eyelid inflammation is a common condition encountered in both primary and secondary care and encompasses lid margin disease (commonly referred to as blepharitis), blockage and infection of the oil glands or lash follicles. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Amit Patel MB BCh, FRCOphth

    Published 08 Feb 2013

  • Sight Savers – Real Case Studies Part 2

    Sight savers – real case studies, Part 2

    In this second article of the series, the theme of ocular effects of systemic conditions continues with a look at conditions that can present with either little or vague symptomology, and yet can pose potentially sinister problems. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Shamina Asif BSc (Hons), MCOptom

    Published 08 Feb 2013

  • Sight Savers – Real Case Studies Part 1

    Sight savers – real case studies, Part 1

    It can be easy for practitioners to become accustomed to the detection of common ocular problems. However, as this series of articles will demonstrate, you never know when the next potentially sinister problem might present to you.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Shamina Asif BSc (Hons), MCOptom

    Published 25 Jan 2013

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