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The Preston Rule

The selection, specification and fitting of a spectacle frame necessitates the recording of certain measurements particular to the frame. These measurements are also essential when it is required to manufacture a handmade spectacle frame. Instruments designed to accomplish this task...

The Ophthalmic Antiques International Collectors' Club AGM

By John Dixon Salt, Chairman, OAICC. The OAICC was formed in 1982 by a small group of opticians interested in optical antiques. From the initial dozen members it has grown into a truly international club of enthusiasts with about half...

OCT changes in chronic optic neuropathy

The authors evaluated optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography in 10 patients who suffered various types of chronic optic neuropathies. Glaucoma is known to cause a decrease in peripapillary perfused capillary density on OCT angiography. However, other optic neuropathies have not...

Retinal structural features of CMV retinitis

Confocal adaptive optics (AO) technology has enabled cellular level retinal imaging, including imaging of photoreceptors and blood flow. Adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (AOSLO) is a technology that provides high resolution and high contrast retinal images by correcting ocular aberrations....

Clinical course of vitreomacular adhesion managed by initial observation

The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical course of patients with idiopathic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA) with a noncomparative case series of patients who had clinical symptoms and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography findings consistent with VMA. The VMA...

Independent Opticians Win SightCare Excellence Awards at the 2022 SightCare Business & Networking Conference

Six deserving independent optical practices were named as winners in the 2022 SightCare Awards celebrating the independent spirit.

SightCare 'The Future is Now' Conference a Success

SightCare, the business support community for independent practices, was held on 29 and 30 January 2023 after its postponement from its original September date which unfortunately fell on the day of the Queen’s funeral.

Jacqui Miller National Key Account Manager joins Surgitrac Instruments UK

Surgitrac is delighted to announce the appointment of Jacqui Miller as Key Account Manager.

Exciting opportunities for ophthalmic surgeons with the UK and Europe’s leading private provider of cataract surgery, lens replacement surgery and laser eye surgery

At Optical Express we are focused on delivering exceptional patient care, outstanding clinical outcomes and continued investment in our people and technology. For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care.

OSA Insights to Market win praise from members

OSA members praised the breadth of optical market insights provided by the Autumn meeting this week as a broad spectrum of suppliers gathered in London, reinforcing the strength of the trade body.

Reproducible OCT RNFL map in unilateral glaucoma

The aim of the study was to compare the reproducibility of the optical coherence tomography retinal nerve fibre layer (OCT RNFL) thickness map between glaucomatous and fellow normal eyes of unilateral glaucoma patients. The authors carried out a prospective case...

Jason Higginbotham launches independent consulting business FYEye Ltd.

Former Director of Medical & Education at Birmingham Optical Group, Jason Higginbotham, has launched an independent consulting business, FYEye Ltd.