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Meeting the needs of older patients in optics

Fiona Anderson discusses the important role of community-based eyecare practitioners in meeting the visual needs of ageing patients. It has been well documented that today we live for longer. Statistics show in 1997, around one in every six people (15.9%)...

The challenges of rural optometry and how independent prescribing has helped

Why move from a busy professional independent Aberdeen optometry practice over 200 miles to one of the most remote places in the United Kingdom? I could talk about the professional challenge of supporting a rural community, or the chance to...

Post hoc analysis of the CANTREAT randomised trial

CANTREAT, a Canadian multicentre two-year randomised trial compares treat and extend treatment (T&E) relative to the monthly administration of Ranibizumab in nAMD. Two-hundred and eighty-five treatment-naïve patients with nAMD were randomised to receive either a once-monthly dosing or T&E regimen...

Specialty-driven EMR for paperless clinical environment – insights for an informed choice

Deployment of specialty-driven (or specialty-specific) electronic medical record (EMR) systems across UK ophthalmology units appears to be growing rapidly at the expense of generic, multiuse digital technology packages. Experience further suggests that open source systems can play a significant role...

The extended role of the specialist ophthalmic photographer

The prevalence of certain retinal conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is projected to grow substantially over the next decades. Estimates for the projected growth in burden on eye services for diabetic retinopathy and neovascular ARMD...

RPE tears after intravitreal Lucentis

The current hypothesis regarding retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) tears is the contraction and fibrosis in choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) tissue after anti-VEGF therapy can induce rips in the overlying RPE. This South Korean study aimed to identify the association between RPE...

What's trending Apr/May 2022

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending over the last few weeks. #ArgusI #ArgusII #bioniceye #retinitispigmentosa #SecondSight Remember Argus I & Argus II? Its star burned bright, touted as the future of treatment for retinitis pigmentosa....

Sharing best practice and landmark evidence in glaucoma care

Evolving technology, best practice and landmark evidence in glaucoma care were reviewed by an international expert faculty in session presentations and debates during the 11th Moorfields International Glaucoma Symposium 2019. The authors were meeting chairs and provide an overview of...

Learnings and trends in the management of open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma

To be truly disruptive, newer technologies need to offer a quality of life benefit over medication to a broad population of glaucoma sufferers. Evidence and converging trends in medical and surgical management of glaucoma were explored in counterpoint discussions and...

BVI welcome Chris Farmer and Graeme Wellard to team

BVI is thrilled to announce two new members of our team here in the UK. Chris Farmer as Sales Manager and Graeme Wellard as Premium IOL Specialist, both in the southern region of the UK.

Meet Robyn our News & Events Co-ordinator

ROBYN COOPER, News & Events Co-ordinator. Robyn joined Pinpoint Scotland a few months ago and would be delighted to hear from you. If you have a course or conference...

Surgitrac Instruments Intravitreal injection (IVT) procedure packs

Although many elective surgeries are postponed, avoidable sight loss remains a priority for the NHS.