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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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 15, Issue 2

Falls risk assessment in optometric practice
Optical professionals provide a front-line contact with the elderly and are well placed to offer timely advice with regard to falls risk, particularly by identifying those with a change or reduction in vision.

Laser-assisted cataract surgery
Cataract is the most common cause of treatable blindness.

Meibomian gland dysfunction
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is a common chronic condition, affecting millions worldwide.

Magnification and powers of indirect ophthalmoscopy lenses
With the very much increased use of slit-lamp indirect ophthalmoscopy, there is a need to know the magnifi cation given by the ophthalmoscopy lens.

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