What makes a good referral?

The art of writing a good referral letter can be a bit of a mine-field. As clinicians we all take pride in our work and when we are referring to another professional, usually an ophthalmologist we want to convey a sense of good clinical acumen and professionalism, and ultimately feel part of a respectful working […]

Positive Launch of Emergency Eye Resource Pack

The end of April saw the launch of the Eye Emergency Resource Pack to the profession after months of development and production. This has been a really enjoyable process developing the content for these packs and watching the design come together with a lot of help from ‘Jamfrog Design’ near Inverness. The initial response from […]

Innovative Anterior Grading System – the Latest Great Advance in Ocular Imaging

Article in association with Keeler UK and AOS – Advanced Ophthalmic Systems                   The past 10 or 12 years have seen huge advancements in ocular imaging. Colour fundus cameras, OCT for both posterior and anterior segments, wide field retinal imaging and other techniques such as auto-fluorescence are just some of the systems gracing optometric […]

AMD – Macular Degeneration Clinical Overview

Welcome to this latest feature article from Optometry-Evolution, in association with Bondeye Optical UK. Macular degeneration represents a vast proportion of the ocular pathology detected in optometry practice. We have a constantly growing elderly population, so this is always a very relevant area of clinical practice for us to review our skills and knowledge, and […]

Handheld and Stand Magnifiers – Modern Devices & Their Role

Welcome to this review article of modern handheld and stand illuminated magnifiers, in association with Optelec UK. Following on from the ‘Supporting Visually Impaired Patients Optometry Practice’ article, I thought it would be really useful to explore the hand held and stand magnifiers available in a little bit more detail, to aid the best selection […]