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Ozurdex receives NICE FAD recommendation for uveitis use

07 June 2017 by Emily McCormick

The drug is recommended for use for patients with non-infectious posterior uveitis but awaits final guidance

Almost 20% of Brits fear a trip to the opticians

23 May 2017 by Emily McCormick

New research shows that 17% of people fear having a sight test

Optegra enters digital partnership

05 May 2017 by Emily McCormick

Doctify agreement aims to give patients a way to better connect and read reviews on Optegra consultants

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An eye on ageing

18 June 2017 by Henrietta Alderman

The eye care sector has a lot of support to give to an ageing population facing the challenges of AMD, glaucoma and cataract, writes Henrietta Alderman

A method for media

24 May 2017 by Serena Box

The AOP’s Serena Box discusses why raising awareness of eye health is more important than ever and how the AOP is planning to do it

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Nominations to open for AOP Awards 2018

23 May 2017 by Emily McCormick, Laurence Derbyshire

Association calls for practitioners and optical organisations to put themselves forward for the AOP Awards 2018

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Leviathan II skipper had eye condition

19 June 2017 by Selina Powell

Five Britons drowned on a ship captained by a man with a compromised visual field, the Canadian Transportation Safety Board has found

Driving for change

16 June 2017 by Selina Powell

High profile fatalities caused by poor eyesight have put driving and vision in the spotlight. OT  explores what the UK can learn from its neighbours

Honey Rose case considered by Court of Appeal

14 June 2017 by Selina Powell

An optometrist who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a young patient has had her appeal heard

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A moment in time with Samantha Watson

20 June 2017 by Selina Powell

The new chair of Optometry Scotland talks with OT  about her role, the Community Eye Care Services Review and the eye’s hidden wonders

BCLA names new president

16 June 2017 by Emily McCormick

Keith Tempany named president of the BCLA, taking over from Brian Tompkins

Many unaware that smoking causes blindness

15 June 2017 by Emily McCormick

New research found that 53% of respondents did not know about the link between smoking and blindness