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Haag-Streit Academy launches FREE LENSTAR biometry e-learning course

HS-UK is delighted to launch a ‘LENSTAR Biometry E-learning Course’, which is now available for customers completely free of charge, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Haag-Streit Academy launch FREE e-learning courses

HS-UK is delighted to be launching FREE training courses on the Haag-Streit Academy E-learning Portal.

Can e-learning help bridge the ophthalmology teaching gap?

The authors ask whether e-learning can help to address the current lack of ophthalmology teaching in the undergraduate curriculum. Studies among the United Kingdom, Australasian, Canadian and Asian medical schools have found that students on average spent just over a...

Haag-Streit Academy launch FREE Octopus Perimetry E-learning Course

The Haag-Streit Academy is delighted to launch the ‘Octopus Perimetry E-learning Course’.

Haag-Streit Academy expands e-learning platform with new slit lamp content

Slit lamp users can now sign-up for the Haag-Streit Academy Slit Lamp E-learning Portal, offering FREE user account access to comprehensive slit lamp and slit lamp imaging training and educational material.

A tale of two membranes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... It was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness... I am fortunate to work on a vitreoretinal firm at the moment and only a few...

Improved vision with perceptual learning

This study examined whether the development of crowded near visual acuity can be stimulated and whether crowding effects can be reduced by perceptual learning. The authors compared a magnifier crowded task with a perceptual learning crowded task and perceptual learning...

Training on the go

In this guide, we aim to provide trainees with novel ideas to maximise learning in the workplace to make the most of your working hours and balance the multiple demands on your time. They say time flies; and it really...

Coming to terms with AI

A machine might be called intelligent if its response to questions could convince a person that it was human, a test proposed by Alan Turing in 1950 [1]. The author considers potential applications of artificial intelligence (AI) using machine learning...

New national programme of sight tests in special schools

As a result of SeeAbility’s campaigning, NHS England are planning for a new national programme of sight tests and glasses dispensing in England’s special schools from 2020. SeeAbility’s model of sight testing is less stressful for children with learning disabilities...

Ophthalmic learning through the lens of cognitivism and constructivism

Learning in ophthalmology is multi-faceted, from understanding the fundamentals of eye anatomy and physiology to higher order skills such as performing cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. Having a strong foundation in the basics is a necessity for higher order knowledge synthesis,...

Fundamentals of Glaucoma: A guide for Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioners, Optometrists and Orthoptists

As multidisciplinary teams continue to develop and evolve, there is a growing demand for accessible literature in glaucoma. This handbook gives a useful overview of classification in glaucoma, examination techniques and investigations, treatments and providing a holistic approach to patient...