Welcome to OT's Education library, where you can access archived CPD and CET articles, Practice team resources and Skills guides covering 31 topic areas.
This VRICS exam considers the use of lasers in the treatment of various ophthalmic conditions. Readers are invited to complete the MCQs by using existing knowledge and accessing further resources...
21 Jun 2019
In this CET Video exam OT's very own clinical editor, Dr Ian Beasley, tells his tale of having LASIK for high myopia. His surgeon, Allon Barsam gives us an up-to-date account of refractive surgery. He...
06 Sep 2018
This CET article presents a series of case studies to outline the different surgical options currently available for correction of refractive error
10 Aug 2018
This CET exam outlines the technique, applications and relative merits of small incision lenticule extraction (SmILE)
11 May 2018
Patients may be suitable for various refractive procedures such as laser vision correction or refractive lens exchange. This CET exam explores the counselling process for patients considering refrac...
08 Dec 2017
This CET exam covers the key surgical options available for surgical treatment of regular astigmatism with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each option
13 Oct 2017
This article discusses the presentation and management of dry eye following refractive error treatment with LASIK.
05 Aug 2016
Following from February’s CET article on phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK), the authors present three cases from practice to demonstrate the practical applications of the technique
10 Jun 2016
This article will discuss the key surgical options available for hyperopia with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each option, concluding with a case study
11 Mar 2016
Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) allows superficial corneal pathology to be treated with greater success than previous treatment options and with minimal complications. This article will describe ...
Refractive surgery has evolved significantly in recent years, resulting in safer and improved visual outcome for patients. This article explores the historical development of refractive techniques,...
09 Oct 2015