Welcome to the College of Optometrists' new series of optometry podcasts. Our very own ex-hospital radio DJ (and Head of Research), Martin Cordiner, will be taking you through an optometric journey, covering topics such as the latest in eye health research and patient experiences.
Optometry in Practice (OiP) Editor-in-Chief, Professor Leon Davies FCOptom, interviews Dr Paramdeep Singh Bilkhu MCOptom about his recent paper on managing ocular allergies in optometric practice. Find out why allergic conjunctivitis is likely to be underdiagnosed; how to choose the best medication for your patients; and much more.
To read Dr Bilkhu's article, visit www.college-optometrists.org/OiP-managing-ocular-allergy (CET available until 31 March 2020).
More Optometry in Practice articles are available from www.college-optometrists.org/oip
Martin Cordiner, Head of Research, and Daniel Hardiman-McCartney, Clinical Adviser talk all things referral in this month's College of Optometrists podcast. Martin speaks to Patrick "Paddy" Gunn, Principal Optometrist for Education and Training at The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, about life in the hospital, glaucoma referral research and education and training.
Paddy spoke at the College's main conference, Optometry Tomorrow (www.optometrytomorrow.org) in February 2019.
Martin Cordiner, Head of Research, and Daniel Hardiman-McCartney, Clinical Adviser host this month's College of Optometrists podcast. Martin talks to Professor Pete Coffey about the 'London Project to cure Blindness'. Find out about the team's journey to prevent blindness using stem cell therapies to restore sight and improve the quality of life of those who suffer from retinal disease, especially age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Pete was also key note speaker at the College's main conference Optometry Tomorrow (www.optometrytomorrow.org).
Find out more about The London Project to Cure Blindness (www.thelondonproject.org).
Martin Cordiner, Head of Research, and Daniel Hardiman-McCartney FCOptom, Clinical Adviser, talk to Dr Deanna Taylor MCOptom about her research looking at age-related macular degeneration (AMD) through patients' eyes in The College of Optometrists' pilot podcast. Deanna was the winner of the George Giles Postgraduate Research Prize in 2017.