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At Visionstryt we specialise in distance learning. Our website offers dozens of CPD points across all competencies with new modules being added every month. Whether you are an Optometrist or an Optical Dispenser, our website offers you a wide range of CPD content just for you.
Adapt Your Examination: Visual Impairment
The aim of this article is to cover how elements of the routine primary care eye examination can be adapted for patients with visual impairment. While it isn’t intended as a guide to specific low vision assessments, we will discuss some straightforward elements of low vision practice that can be covered even within the confines of a General Ophthalmic Services sight test.
The Trouble With Kids
Learning from complaints in paediatric care
In this article Richard Edwards of the OCCS uses three redacted case files to illustrate some key points for registrants to consider in handling customer concerns relating to paediatric eye examinations.
What's in a frame?
This article will give an overview of the history of spectacle frames and provide guidance for frame selection, fitting and adjustments, including paediatric dispensing and high-powered lenses.
What do we know about blue light?
In this lecture, recorded at Optrafair 2018, Professor John Marshall leads a panel of experts to look at the evidence behind that case that blue light is harmful to the retina.
Free-form progressive powered lenses
Improving outcomes and reducing mistakes
This article describes the considerations that need to be made when dispensing free-form progressive powered lenses and how to reduce non-tolerance in practice.
Seeing beyond the eyes
This article discusses the non-medical referrals that eye care practitioners should make to ensure low vision patients receive appropriate support to maintain their independence and well-being.
A guide to low vision in practice
This article discusses the prevalence of low vision in the UK and provides guidance on assessing low vision patients. In addition, the various visual aids that can be dispensed, including traditional magnifiers and modern options are discussed.
Lenses and Harmful Light Protection
This article will provide an overview of harmful light, including sources of exposure and the effects on the eye. In addition, the different types of protective lenses that are available, and how these are manufactured will be discussed.
Dispensing Essentials CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session.