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Supporting patients with sight loss

18 May 2018 by Selina Powell, Laurence Derbyshire

The free CET-accredited roadshow Seeing Beyond the Eyes will help optical professionals care for patients facing the prospect of visual impairment

UWE to launch optometry degree

16 May 2018 by Andrew McClean

Students will gain practical experience through placements and an on-campus clinic

A better career

11 May 2018 by Andrew McClean

Optometrist, Gemma Hill, tells OT  about not realising her ambition to become an optometrist until after completing her first degree

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Campaigning for the nation

16 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

The US Think About Your Eyes campaign has proven effective in encouraging consumers through practice doors. Chair of the initiative, Dr Steve Loomis, shares how the profession and industry joining forces has been key to its success

How do I…promote the role of the optometrist

15 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

Independent practice owner of Loftus Opticians, John Prouse, shares marketing tips on how to educate the public about eye care and the optometrist

Contacts at a click

09 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

OT  speaks to two independent practices about the benefits that allowing patients to order contact lenses online can bring

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City students celebrate

21 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

Optometry undergraduates gather for Eyeball

“As I loosened the harness off I noticed a black scorpion run down my leg”

21 May 2018 by Selina Powell

Reading-based optometrist, Catherine Freeman, shares her kite boarding adventures with OT 

Ophthalmologist honoured

14 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

Sheraz Daya was the first ophthalomogist to perform LASIK surgery in the UK