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Investigating and managing heterophoria

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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

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Patient Communication

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Good communication between practitioners and patients can have significant effects on the well-being and outcome of medical intervention for patients. This session considers several techniques from medical practice for optometrists to implement a patient-centered approach | more

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Diagnosis and management of uveitis

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Uveitis is a term used to describe a diverse group of disease entities, which are potentially sight-threatening, particularly where there is significant delay in diagnosis and treatment, or where treatment prescribed is ineffective at controlling | more

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Causes and management of incomitant strabismus

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