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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.

  • Anterior segment eye disease

    Anterior segment eye disease

    In this latest clinical recognition CET offering, readers are inviting to view a selection of anterior segment eye conditions, consider the case history and answer the accompanying MCQs. 

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Eirini Skiadaresi, Miguel Gonzalez-Andrades and Colm McAlinden

    Published 13 Jun 2015

  • Turning to torics: an update on soft toric contact lenses

    Turning to torics: an update on soft toric contact lenses

    Improved designs and greater confidence in lens performance have increased the prescribing of toric soft lenses. This article reviews new findings on soft torics and the advantages of fitting patients with the latest designs and assessment techniques to benefit still more astigmats.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Anna Sulley MCOptom

    Published 30 May 2015

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  • Assessing and managing patients with dizziness - Part 2

    Assessing and managing patients with dizziness, Part 2

    Continuing the theme on assessing patients presenting with dizziness, Part 2 in the series explores specific investigations that can be undertaken in the consulting room to assist in these cases with an emphasis on the tailored approach to binocular vision examination.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Fabrizio Bonci Dip Optom, MCOptom

    Published 30 May 2015

  • Dementia: understanding the patient's needs

    This video aims to increase the viewer's understanding of dementia, particularly posterior cortical atrophy. 

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    Article type CET Video

    Author(s) Sian Jones

    Published 17 May 2015

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    Assessing and managing patients with dizziness, Part 1

    Symptoms of dizziness and/or vertigo are extremely common in the general population affecting balance and quality of life. Individuals suffering from peripheral or central vestibular dysfunctions experience a constellation of symptoms. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Fabrizio Bonci

    Published 16 May 2015

  • PCA: Visual impairment as the primary symptom of dementia

    PCA: Visual impairment as the primary symptom of dementia

    A total 850,000 people in the UK are now estimated to have dementia.1 As interest in dementia has increased, so too has recognition of the many diseases, syndromes and symptoms that fall under the umbrella term of dementia. 

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Dr Timothy Shakespeare and Dr Sebastian Crutch

    Published 16 May 2015

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    Associations of high myopia in childhood

    This article considers the disorders that may be identified in children presenting with myopia in childhood. An overview of the ocular features of these conditions is discussed along with the systemic findings where appropriate.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Fiona Cruickshank, Nicola Logan and Manoj Parulekar

    Published 02 May 2015

  • Surgical treatment of high myopia

    Surgical treatment of high myopia

    This article considers the options for surgical intervention to correct high myopia. The literature is reviewed to compare and contrast the different approaches that are available for patients. The content is complemented by an interesting case report from the author’s own database.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Allon Barsam

    Published 02 May 2015

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    Binocular vision

    This VRICS article tests the practitioner’s ability to interpret results from a variety of binocular vision assessments, which are commonly undertaken in routine practice.

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    Article type CET VRICS

    Author(s) Dr Leon Davies

    Published 02 May 2015

  • Is it normal? Peripheral retinal findings – Part 2

    Is it normal? Peripheral retinal findings, Part 2

    Continuing with the exploration of retinal degenerations this second part in the series considers the clinical presentation of additional findings that may be discovered lurking in the periphery.

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    Article type CET

    Author(s) Dr Kate Lanier

    Published 18 Apr 2015

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