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Demonstrating the advanced capabilities of the MS 39 Anterior Segment OCT device by CSO.

The 36th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) will take place between the 22-26 September 2018 in the Reed Messe Exhibition and Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria.



Hanson Instruments | Hanson Instruments sponsor specialist Keratoconus symposium, 10th – 12th October
 
Hanson Instruments sponsor specialist Keratoconus symposium, 10th – 12th October

Hanson Instruments are delighted to be supporting Ken Pullum again this year at the latest Keratoconus & scleral lens symposium at the Hertford Optometry and Contact Lens Practice, The Castle, Hertford, Herts, SG14 1HR. on the 10th, 11th & 12th October.



Hanson Instruments | ESCRS Conference September 2018
 
ESCRS Conference, Vienna 22nd – 26th September 2018

The 36th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) will take place between the 22-26 September 2018 in the Reed Messe Exhibition and Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria.



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Optometry Scotland Welcomes Nicola McElvanney As New Chair

Optometry Scotland have announced their new chair as optometrist Nicola McElvanney, who will replace the outgoing David Bonellie in the role.



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National Glaucoma Awareness Week 2015 - Regular Eye Testing For Drivers

With National Glaucoma Awareness Week 2015 upon us, further calls are being made by industry leading optical specialists in regards to the need for regular sight tests in the UK for drivers, following concerning statistics that almost 20% of the over 45's in the country have failed to visit their local opticians for a sight test in the last five years.



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Google Design Biometric Contact Lens Eye Product

Technology giant Google has been successful in its filing of a patent for its latest design, a contact lens that uses biometric scanning for authentication purposes.



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Phantom Eye Syndrome - Eye Cancer Patients 'See' Without Eyes

With similar results to sensations felt by amputees following the loss of limbs, a recent study has shown that many patients who have lost an eye through cancer, feel pain or the ability to 'see' despite the loss of their physical eye. The study by Liverpool University reported that over 40% of those researched experienced phantom eye syndrome.



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Can Metformin Hydrochloride Reduce Risk Of Glaucoma?

A research project, jointly initiated at the American universities of Michigan and Indiana, believes it has found a link between the drug metformin hydrochloride and a reduced risk of developing open angle glaucoma. The drug itself is actually a common treatment for sufferers of diabetes type 2.



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Peek - The Portable Eye Test Smartphone App

Peek, a smartphone application which has been used as an alternative to more traditional test charts during an eye examination, has been hailed as being as reliable as using a chart based system following a research project which correlated the results of a Peek test in comparison to a repeated eye clinic exam, just days apart from each other.



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World Council Of Optometry Moves From UK To US

Currently based in the United Kingdom, the World Council of Optometry has announced plans to move from London to St Louis in the United States of America.



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