It was that time of the year again to welcome the optometry and audiology industry to our yearly Clinical Conferences in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Rumour has it that the Specsavers Clinical Conferences are flooded with coffee cups and chocolate wrappers stating that both coffee and chocolate is good for your eyesight. A quick search on the web returns thousands of web pages with the same information. We will examine the science behind this and see if adding chocolate or coffee to your diet should be a clinical recommendation.
Back in the office after the summer holidays, means for many office workers being back in the open-plan office. Research shows that the majority of employees is affected by ambient noise in the open-plan office. Talking, loud ringtones and noisy phone calls are amongst the biggest irritations.
Community optometrists should be able to recognise when an incomitant strabismus is of recent onset and requires urgent referral for ophthalmological and neurological investigation. This article explores the characteristics of incomitant strabismus and the investigative | more