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 […]

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 […]