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Orthoptic Cochrane reviews

The purpose of this study was to explore the Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) library to extract and overview protocols and systematic reviews of relevance to orthoptic practice. A full database search was made of the 2016 library. Twenty-seven systematic...

Orthoptic slit-lamp

Adaptations are described that allow the slit-lamp to be used to document squint disorders. Changes are made in the observation system, illumination system, for recording clinical findings and visualisation of clinical findings. The author includes the use of minus lens...

Making sense of the orthoptic assessment

Following the Specialty Trainee article on this topic in the February/March 2020 issue, Joe Smith provides a more detailed breakdown of the orthoptic report. Orthoptists investigate, diagnose and manage a wide variety of patients with varying problems. In this article,...

Impact of orthoptic re-exam in screening

The authors evaluated whether the re-examination within the orthotic screening in children with questionable results at the first examination can reduce the number of submissions to specialists and avoid a high number of false positives. This was a retrospective study...

The orthoptic report – what does it all mean?

An orthoptist report may well look like a piece of Japanese Shodo, however, it does in fact contain some extremely useful information. This piece will briefly explain some of the common brush strokes seen on a report. There is some...

Impact of COVID-19 on orthoptic services during a recovery phase

The purpose of this study was to conduct a follow-up survey of orthoptic practice in the UK and Ireland during the summer 2020 interim recovery phase of the pandemic. This was a prospective cross-sectional survey from July 1 2020 to...

A day in the life of...an ophthalmic imager / an orthoptic assistant

The ophthalmic imager My role as an ophthalmic / medical photographer has evolved, dramatically, since I began my career at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, 30 years ago. Long gone are the days of developing and hand printing fluorescein angiograms in...

Cost-effectiveness of orthoptic-delivered screening versus school nurse screening

The authors describe a long-term audit of outcomes and costs associated with referrals from two established neighbouring school-entry vision screening services in the UK over one academic year with one adhering to national UK screening guidelines more closely than the...

Belfast Eye Conference

This two day conference is for anyone, aimed in particular at medical, optometry and orthoptics students, early career doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals and scientists and anyone else interested in ophthalmology, optometry and visual science research. Presented by Queen's...