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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Optometrists registered with the Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) can gain continuing professional development points by reading any of the available articles and taking the tests.

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Optometrists registered with the New Zealand Association of Optometrists can gain points from our articles and related quizzes. View all the articles here.

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) has awarded 1 CPD point for every Optometry in Practice article accompanied by a multiple choice quiz. To gain the point optometrists must read the article and pass the quiz. Click here for details

Latest Articles: Volume 17, Issue 3

The consequences of strabismus and the benefits of adult strabismus surgery
This article reviews the impact of strabismus, focusing on the psychosocial consequences of the condition, of which many optometrists may be less aware.

An introduction to nutrition for an optometrist
This article provides a basic introduction to health and nutrition, specifically with the optometrist in mind. 

Eyesight: a study of dental surgery students during their clinical training
Dentistry is visually demanding and a defect in acuity or colour vision could adversely affect clinical outcomes.

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