New CET Hub Area Up and Running!

I’m delighted to announce that the new Online CET Hub on the Optometry-Evolution Website is now up and running! I have been involved in writing and delivering CET for about 10 years now, so this is something I was keen to add to the Optometry-Evolution website. My interest and background is largely in ocular conditions […]

Emergency Eye Resource Pack – Video

Delighted to present this short video which summarizes the key components of the Eye Emergency Resource Packs. If you would like to find out more about these packs, please visit the Resource page of the site, or to order these for your practice please visit the shop area. Please share with colleagues if you find […]

It’s All About The Blood!

In optometry practice we are quite regularly involved in dealing with eye conditions that have wider underlying systemic associations. We are very good at recognising these conditions and signposting patients either to ophthalmology or their GP, depending on the situation, for blood tests and cardio-vascular risk factors to be investigated, so I thought it might […]

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Loss of Vision Triaging Video

Hi Folks As a follow up to my Red Eye Video last week on how to triage patients during this period, I have now added a Vision Loss Video which gives a brief overview of the type of questions to ask patients when they call to decipher if there is something serious happening to their […]

Emergency Triage Note Pad – Free temporary PDF download

Emergency Triage card FINAL LR Hi Everyone The last week has seen radical changes to all of our lives. Professionally the vast majority of optometry practices in the UK are only providing essential emergency eye-care in line with the government lock-down and minimising social movement and contact. During this period I thought it might be […]

Sudden Loss of Vision

I am delighted to present this article on the really important topic of ‘Sudden Vision Loss’ on the Optometry-Evolution website. This has been brought to you with the very kind support of ‘Optelec.’ This is the first ever guest-written article on the site and has been authored by colleague of mine Dr David Roberts, who […]