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Handbook of Retinal OCT

This is not a large colour atlas for optical coherence tomography (OCT) with comprehensive reference lists offering an in-depth description of this popular technology, but an up-to-date pocket or handbag-sized, soft-backed textbook that is likely to become a well-thumbed primer...

Handbook of Pediatric Retinal OCT and the Eye-Brain Connection

Paediatric optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging of the eye remains an evolving technology to date. This handbook delves into this challenging area successfully and gives a comprehensive and detailed input into paediatric OCT pertaining to the retina and the optic...

SPOKE launches Indicative Guidance for contact lens opticians and independent prescribers

The Sector Partnership for Optical Knowledge and Education (SPOKE) has published two new Indicative Guidance documents.

Practical Handbook of OCT (Retina, Choroid, Glaucoma)

With the rapid development and expansion in the usage of optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology there is always demand for a new OCT publication on the bookshelves. The operation and acquisition skills required are more easily acquired than for the...

Typical and atypical optic neuritis – diagnosis and initial management

Optic neuritis is a relatively common presentation to ophthalmologists in the acute setting. The vast majority are cases of ‘typical’ optic neuritis (ON) but a smaller group of conditions, so-called, ‘atypical’ optic neuritides require a different work-up and management strategy....

Patient safety – is this achieved in optometry with CET?

Collecting points and ticking boxes – as we come to the end of another three year cycle of continuing education and training (CET), the rush to ensure that everything has been completed on the myGOC (General Optical Council) dashboard feels...

25 years of OCT

David Huang first described optical coherence tomography (OCT) in 1991, in his seminal paper on the subject in Science. This method developed the work of others on ophthalmic interferometry, which essentially showed that measuring reflected light could be used to...

Neuro-ophthalmology: the extended role of an orthoptist

Neuro-ophthalmology has always been a speciality of interest during my studies and now in my career. In 2018, I started a Band 7 post which gave me an extended role in neuro-ophthalmology and the responsibility of developing an orthoptic led...

The Retinal Atlas (2nd Edition)

Those readers familiar with the first edition of The Retinal Atlas will appreciate the comprehensive nature of this publication, and this latest version incorporates retinal images generated by recently developed imaging technology. As the title suggests, this hardcover version is...

New runners inspired by London Marathon warned to consider their eye health amid thousands of sign-ups ahead of the event

Runners and would-be runners have been urged to ensure they have considered the best options for their eyesight if they are inspired to be more active by this year’s London Marathon.

Canon Medical announces Sense Medical as new UK distributor

Canon Medical Systems Europe today announced that it has signed an agreement with Sense Medical to be the official exclusive distributor of their ophthalmic eye care products within the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Save the date for the SEE Summit

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) is calling on everyone across the optical professions and industry to save 9 October 2023 for the third SEE Summit on the Environment.