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CET: An overview of OCT follow-up and progression analysis

Diligent monitoring of patients allows for the identification of alterations in clinical features that could indicate disease presence or progression. This article summarises how follow-up OCT scans could be best used to detect changes and monitor risk of disease progression in our patients. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists | more

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CET: Screening for visual field defects

Anna Kwartz looks at the concept of screening and discusses issues relating to screening for visual field defects | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | Competencies: ocular examination, standards of practice. | more

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CET: Practical low vision

An overview for eye care practitioners providing basic low vision services, including advice on lighting, simple LVAs and other services available to support patients. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | more

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CET: Contact lens series Part 5 – Complications of contact lens wear: microbial and sterile infiltrative keratitis

Optometrists – particularly those who are IP qualified – can now treat a wide range of red eye conditions, many of which are associated with CL-related ocular complications. This article discusses the diagnosis and management of CL-related microbial keratitis, referral guidelines, and the importance of consent in CL practice. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for contact lens opticians, optometrists, therapeutic optometrists and dispensing opticians | more

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CET: Anterior segment physiology and assessment

This multi-media module, by Adam Wannell, uses video to remind the optometrist and contact lens optician of the procedures involved when examining the anterior segment with a slit lamp, highlighting the wide range of physiological findings in order that pathological findings can be more readily distinguished. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and optometrists | more

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CET: Contact lens series Part 2 – Diagnosis and management of contact lens-related dry eye

Approximately 50% of all soft contact lens wearers complain of symptoms related to dryness, rising with increasing age to 68% in presbyopes. The ability to diagnose and manage the underlying conditions and manage symptoms effectively is critical to ensure safe, long-term contact lens wear. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and optometrists | more