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Prof Dhillon discusses the importance of educational events

Eye News Co-editor Prof Baljean Dhillon shares a few words about the importance of educational events, particularly for trainees, as we move on from the worst of COVID-19.

Haag-Streit offers free downloadable breath shield template

Haag-Streit has offered users a free downloadable breath shield template for its slit lamps.

What's trending Dec/Jan 2021

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #threeblindmice US company Nanoscope Therapeutics has developed a new treatment which is hoped will restore vision in those affected by retinal...

What's trending Aug/Sep 2021

A round-up of the eye related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #algae #optogenetics Scientists in Paris have used optogenetics to partially restore sight in a blind man’s eye who was diagnosed...

Getting one’s eye in

Lisette Bijma, Sister in the Eye Emergency Department at John Radcliffe Hospital, explains how COVID-19 provided a ‘baptism by fire’ and enabled fundamental and positive changes to the running of the department. Five years ago, I arrived in the UK,...

Optical practices to stop providing routine sight tests

The following is a joint statement from the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee (OFNC), Optometry Scotland, Optometry Wales and Optometry Northern Ireland.

Kay Pictures offers six month’s free use of its iSight Pro app

The Kay iSight Test Pro visual acuity test is now available with a free six month introductory subscription for Apple devices only.

UKISCRS to create series of webinars

The first webinar, hosted by Professor David Spalton, will be held today Thursday 9 April, 6-7pm.

College of Optometrists and RCOphth launch joint vision for eye care

The College of Optometrists and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) have developed a joint vision for the two professions to continue to work together to support the delivery of safe and sustainable eye care services in England.

Demystifying Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery - A Practical Guide for Beginners

Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) has been a patient pathway that has often had its merits discussed, however global adoption of the procedure is still low compared to the more common Delayed Sequential approach.

Optical practices in England need "financial lifeline"

NHS England’s failure to act is forcing hundreds of optical practices to close, with a direct and dangerous impact on the eye healthcare of patients in England during the COVID-19 crisis, the Optical Fees Negotiating Committee (OFNC) has warned.

New Digital Catalogue from Duckworth & Kent

Duckworth & Kent would like to send our thoughts to all those affected by COVID-19 and extend thanks to our National Health Service.