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Thea Academy Webinar Series 2023: Hospital / Community Pharmacists webinar: Patient Interventions: Why should a pharmacist be interested in preservative free eye care?

All webinars will be live and interactive at 7.30pm to 8.30pm. 1 Interactive CPD Point is available for all webinars and is applied for via the GOC and RCO. Confirmed Speakers: Peter Strachan & Dr Tania Cork FRPharmS

High quality retinal image grading and management service by the NetwORC UK

In 2004 a network of three ophthalmic reading centres in Belfast, London and Liverpool (known as NetwORC UK) was established to form the largest reading centre in Europe for the purpose of providing high quality grading of ophthalmic images for...

Optometrists and dispensing opticians now eligible for Blue Light Card discount scheme

The AOP welcomes the move, which recognises the important healthcare service provided by the optometry profession.

E-Dobson card for visual acuity

The authors assessed the utility of an electronic Dobson acuity card which can be altered for spatial frequency. Thirty-six infants and toddlers aged 5-36.7 months were recruited – equal females and males. Fourteen had high refractive error. The card is...

DIY IOP – does it work?

Measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) plays a major role in glaucoma care as IOP is a parameter, along with visual field progression and optic disc cupping used to assess treatment effect. While Goldmann tonometry (GAT) is the gold standard, it only...

Farnborough International Airshow 2022 partners with Orbis UK

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) announces Orbis UK as its official charity partner for 2022.

Scope Ophthalmology announce case awards winners

Scope Eyecare are delighted to announce the winners of the Scope Ophthalmology case awards UK and Ireland for 2023.

Deal With It card game

‘Deal With It’ is a pack of scenario revision cards. The game is designed to act as a study and training aid for optical professionals. The rules allow a user to self-test or can be used in pairs or in...

The Worshipful Company Of Spectacle Makers closes 2023 with 9 new liverymen and 1 new court assistant

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers brought a successful 2023 to a close with the admission of 9 new Liverymen at its December Court Lunch.

Mainline introduce the ic200 – the latest offering from Icare in rebound tonometry

The latest offering from Icare in rebound tonometry is the ic200. The device is based on a rebound measuring principle that requires no drops, air or specialised skills for its use. The technology is a proven technique for obtaining accurate and rapid IOP measurements.