Glaucoma is one of the most common chronic eye conditions for people above 40 years old. It is estimated that 4,5 million persons globally are blind due to glaucoma, and this number will only rise. It is actually the second most common cause of blindness worldwide.
An optical event that’s worth going to this year is the Nordic Contact Lens Forum (NCLF) – which is sponsored by CooperVision and takes place on Saturday 27 April in Stockholm. This year’s conference is all about the future.
We all know that our eyesight is something to cherish – at Specsavers, we’re advising our customers to have their eyes tested at least once every two years. But not everyone is as fortunate as Northern Europeans and has an optician around the corner – let alone money to buy a good pair of glasses.
This article will provide guidance on those patients most at risk of developing exotropia, the differential diagnoses of the types of exotropia and the most effective treatment and management guidelines for each type of exotropia | more
Heterophoria is the most common ocular motor status finding and is usually normal, asymptomatic and requires no treatment. However, when a heterophoria is clinically significant, patients will often report to their community optometrist as symptoms | more
This article will cover the investigation and management options for esotropia for the community optometrist. Community optometrists are often the first health care professionals to come into contact with patients with strabismus and should remain | more
Key-note speaker Phil Morgan has spoken about contact lenses in depth at the Clinical Conference 2018. We have recorded this lecture for you to watch here!
You can now relive the key-note lecture at the 2018 Clinical Conferences by Melbourne-based Specsavers Professional Services Advancement Director Professor Harrison Weisinger, who spoke about why it is important for optometry to engage with GPs.