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  1. 2CPD Points: Dry Eye Disease and Intense Pulsed...

    Dr. Jim Kokkinakis | 26 March 2014

    The search for the panacea in dry eye treatment proceeds in an unrelenting manner. This is because dry eye disease in some clinical settings is present in well over 50 per cent of the patient cohort.1 Dry eye disease (DED) is particularly frustrating to... Read More

  2. 2CPD Points: Smartphone and Tablet Apps in Eye...

    Dr. Simon Chen | 25 February 2014

    Smartphones and tablet computers are a ubiquitous feature of the modern world – their penetration of the market is such that most of us are familiar with them, or own one (or several) of the devices. Their affordability, familiarity, flexibility and... Read More

  3. 2CPD Points: Ultra-widefield Imaging and...

    Dr. Andrew Chang | 24 February 2014

    Ultra-widefield imaging (UWF) is becoming more clinically accessible to optometrists and ophthalmologists, making it an important tool in the evaluation and management of lesions, tears and detachments. Ultra-widefield imaging uses a confocal scanning laser... Read More

  4. 2T CPD Points: Ocular Redness

    Dr. Nicole Carnt | 27 January 2014

    In this article, we will walk through the various structures of the anterior eye with reference to what inciting factors and ensuing signs can result. The conditions described here are not all encompassing, but the aim is to describe major redness triggers... Read More

  5. Low Vision Care: More than Just Magnifiers

    Mae FA Chong and Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Jackson | 25 November 2013

    Providing low vision care need not be a daunting prospect. Optometrists can provide much needed advice, assessments and devices with relatively few alterations to routine practice. In doing so, they can improve quality of life and help maintain independence... Read More

  6. Multifocal Contact Lenses Minimise Follow-up

    Jenny Saunders | 28 October 2013

    Optometrists can use consulting room technology to help find the four out of five patients that will be successful in soft multifocal contact lenses.1,2  When Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses were launched in 2009, pre-market evaluations reported ... Read More

  7. Diagnosing Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

    Carolina Kunnen | 29 September 2013

    One of the leading ocular conditions in optometry practice is dry eye. Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is believed to be one of the main factors behind dry eye, but is often overlooked in the consulting room. More optometrists are prescribing therapies for... Read More

  8. CL Fitting Challenges: Clarity Where It Counts

    Professor Alexis K.S. Vogt | 23 August 2013

    Around the world the population is ageing, and bringing with it vision correction challenges. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges we’re faced with as eye care professionals is how to fit a multifocal contact lens that adequately delivers near,... Read More

  9. Soft Torics Stability Beyond the Chair

    Dr. Emma Gillies | 31 July 2013

    Is the stability of a soft toric contact lens experienced by an astigmat while they’re being fitted a true reflection of what happens when that same person with the same lens ventures into the real world? Past experience often shows it is not –... Read More

  10. The Good – and Potentially Bad – of Light...

    Dr. Paul Gifford | 29 July 2013

    While UV blocking sunglasses worn for sun protection are unlikely to affect normal circadian rhythms, the jury is still out as to whether new spectacle lenses, designed to protect against HEV emissions from sunlight and backlit computer displays, could upset... Read More

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