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CET: Tono-pen and I-Care tonometry

‘How to’ guidance on the use and accuracy of the Tono-Pen® and I-Care® tonometers, where it may not be possible to use slit lamp-mounted Goldmann tonometry. This article also looks at common variations in intraocular pressure and discusses their potential effect on measurement repeatability. | 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: The need to see beyond the eyes

Qualified sight loss rehabilitation assistant Daniel Williams – who is himself visually impaired – provides a unique perspective on the problems visually impaired people experience when visiting eye care practitioners and what reasonable adjustments should be made to better serve such patients. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | 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