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Occupational progressives

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Although the majority of computer users are pre-presbyopic, there is evidence to suggest that there is an increase in computer and technology use in presbyopes, with 87% of people aged between 55–64 having internet access. | more

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Vitreoretinal surgery: Part 3

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This review examines some of the more common potential complications associated with pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), including their prevention and management. It is important for the practicing optometrist to have an awareness of the benefits | more

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Vitreoretinal surgery: Part 2

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Vitreoretinal surgery is a specialty that has rapidly progressed and continues to incorporate new technologies and techniques. The spectrum of vitreoretinal surgical indications has grown because of the increased availability of finer gauged instrumentation with | more

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Vitreoretinal surgery: Part 1

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Over the past 10 years, there has been a revolutionary shift towards small gauge vitrectomy or minimally invasive vitreous surgery, which has a number of advantages over older larger gauge techniques. It is very important | more

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Diabetes and the eye: Part 6

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In this article the author takes an evidence-based look at factors that modify the rate of onset and progression of diabetic retinopathy or the development of visual loss owing to DR… We would love to | more

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Diabetes and the eye: Part 5

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Co-existing diabetes and other eye disease can make diagnosis and decision-making more problematic, and treatment more challenging. This article provides a research-based exploration of co-existing eye disease in diabetics, and what the eyecare practitioner needs | more