Optometry in Practice is the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) journal of the College of Optometrists in the UK.

Optometry in Practice is available both online and in hardcopy to overseas College members and overseas non-members. College of Optometrists UK members will have full access through the College website.

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Latest Articles: Volume 17, Issue 2

Visual stress and dyslexia for the practising optometrist
This article is not a review of visual stress. Instead, this paper is aimed at those who already have an interest in coloured filters, particularly coloured overlays, and their use not only in reading difficulties, but in a range of other disorders.

Snellen charts in an electronic age: is there a better way?
Snellen charts have been the mainstay of distance visual acuity measurement for over 150 years, but their irregular separation between lines and letters and varying number of letters on lines make them non-ideal for accurate measurement.

Perimetry: a change in the rate of progress?
This special feature article will consider the utility and limitations of conventional perimetry in 2016, as well as possible ways in which the technique might be improved upon in the future.

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