Welcome to this CET review article on the technique of Cycloplegic Refraction. This is an incredibly important technique for all optometrists, including those working in community practice and those working is hospitals. This can be used to gain an accurate objective measurement of refractive error in situations where accurate subjective techniques aren’t possible – mainly in young children. This article offers a useful revision of this topic, full of practical, clinical tips.
Read through the sections of this article covering the reasons for carrying out this technique, how to perform and how to interpret and use the results. Following the article there is a series of MCQ’s to complete in order to gain the CET point.
This is approved for 1 CET point by the GOC.