Read Daniel’s College of Optometrist blog
Daniel is well known throughout the industry for his insightful blogs and raising the profile of optometry and the importance of eye health to the public as part of his role as clinical adviser to the College of Optometrists, here are links to his blog. (Hosted externally)
This dementia awareness week, 14-20 May 2017, we are urging as many optometrists as possible to become a Dementia Friend and ensure their practice is dementia friendly.
You may have read an article in the news recently about an app that says its use can reduce the effects of presbyopia. College Clinical Adviser, Daniel Hardiman-McCartney, explains the background and what you should tell patients that ask about its effectiveness.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a library in possession of historic spectacles must be in want of an optometrist to interpret them.
In the third of their series of blogs about Optometry Tomorrow 2017, Clinical Adviser Daniel Hardiman-McCartney and Head of Research Martin Cordiner discuss how clinical automation is about to impact practice.
Our Clinical Adviser runs through the latest topics in January’s Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics to catch his eye.
Facts. Alternative facts. Evidence. Statistics. Lies.
As optometrists, we spend most of our time looking after other people’s health, but have we taken time to consider our own and whether our choice of career has any impact?
In the first of their series of blogs about Optometry Tomorrow 2017, Clinical Adviser Daniel Hardiman-McCartney and Head of Research Martin Cordiner introduce the new imaging technology of OCT-A.
Our Clinical Adviser reports on a recent roundtable event hosted by the College to discuss the future of the optical profession.
The distribution of wealth has changed over the last two or three decades, and this trend is likely to continue. What impact might this be having on eye care?
In 2015, there was a proposed amendment to the Opticians Act 1989: a Private Members’ Bill to make provision for the sale of adjustable focus spectacles.
With over half a million low cost laser pointers now in circulation, optometrists should be aware of the harm that may result to in particular to children.
The Foresight Project examines the how the future of optometry might look up to 2030, including the potential impact of technology among other things.
You help numerous patients to see every day, but when was the last time you thought about how we see?
Clinical Adviser Daniel Hardiman-McCartney and Head of Research Martin Cordiner discuss why you should keep your referral worries in perspective.
Why is traditional lid hygiene still one of the alternative recommended options for treating blepharitis?
What do the latest findings on myopia mean for your practice?
How do research and practise work together to identify and manage glaucoma?
This week was the launch of Esme’s umbrella, a charity established to increase the awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS).
Is myopia associated with birth order in an earlier generation, and does education exposure attenuate the effect?
Are we altering our clinical practice, communication and patient information sufficiently to spare our patients the ill effects and unnecessary worry of cyberchondria?
As we pass the midway point of the summer holidays, the rush is on for parents to get their children’s eyes examined before the start of term.
The biggest eye care innovation in the coming years could be your smartphone.
The publication of the NICE guidance on glaucoma in 2009 had an unintended consequence – and created a tidal wave of referrals .
Last week Noel Gallagher, former front man of Oasis, announced he is losing his eyesight. So what’s the story? The likelihood is that Noel is affected by a common condition called presbyopia.
It’s not every day the College of Optometrists shares a news platform with Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian and Julianne Moore, but Friday was not just any day.