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(1/129) Non-communication between ophthalmologists and optometrists.

Many patients seen in the British hospital eye service are referred by high-street optometrists; and, if the optometrist is to receive feedback from the ophthalmologist, the patient should consent to disclosure of medical information. On the referral form (revised GOS 18) there is a space for this purpose. We investigated the level of communication by asking optometrists in our hospital catchment area about their use of the GOS 18 form and by examining the medical records of all new patients seen in the eye outpatient department in one month. 79 optometrists (55%) returned the questionnaire. 54 routinely used the GOS 18; and, of these, 10 said they obtained patient consent always, 23 sometimes and 21 never. 158 of 555 sets of medical notes contained an optometrist's referral, 107 of them on the revised GOS 18; and patient consent had been recorded on 17 of these forms. Ophthalmologists responded to the optometrist in 2/17 (12%) cases where consent had been obtained and 15/90 (17%) where it had not. Ophthalmologists could provide much better feedback to optometrists. The GOS 18 form could be used more effectively; and there is no reason why patient consent to disclosure of medical information should not be obtained by ophthalmologists as well as by optometrists.  (+info)

(2/129) The Bristol shared care glaucoma study: outcome at follow up at 2 years.

AIM: To examine the outcome of care for patients with glaucoma followed up by the hospital eye service compared with those followed up by community optometrists. METHODS: A randomised study with patients allocated to follow up by the hospital eye service or community optometrists was carried out in the former county of Avon in south west England. 403 patients with established or suspected primary open angle glaucoma attending Bristol Eye Hospital and meeting defined inclusion and exclusion criteria were studied. The mean number of missed points on visual field testing in the better eye (using a "better/worse" eye analysis) in each group were measured. The visual field was measured using the Henson semiautomated central field analyser (CFA 3000). Measurements were made by the research team on all patients at baseline before randomisation and again 2 years after randomisation. The mean number of missed points on visual field testing in the worse eye, mean intraocular pressure (mm Hg), and cup disc ratio using a "better/worse" eye analysis in each group at 2 years were also measured. Measurements were made by the research team on all patients at baseline before randomisation and again 2 years after randomisation. An analysis of covariance comparing method of follow up taking into account baseline measurements of outcome variables was carried out. Additional control was considered for age, sex, diagnostic group (glaucoma suspect/established primary open angle glaucoma), and treatment (any/none). RESULTS: From examination of patient notes, 2780 patients with established or suspected glaucoma were identified. Of these, 752 (27.1%) fulfilled the entry criteria. For hospital and community follow up group respectively, mean number of missed points on visual field testing at 2 year follow up for better eye was 7.9 points and 6.8 points; for the worse eye 20.2 points and 18.4 points. Similarly, intraocular pressure was 19.3 mm Hg and 19.3 mm Hg (better eye), and 19.1 mm Hg and 19.0 mm Hg (worse eye); cup disc ratio at 2 year follow up was 0.72 and 0.72 (better eye), and 0.74 and 0.74 for hospital and community follow up group respectively. No significant differences in any of the key visual variables were found between the two groups before or after adjusting for baseline values and age, sex, treatment, and type of glaucoma. CONCLUSIONS: It is feasible to set and run shared care schemes for a proportion of patients with suspected and established glaucoma using community optometrists. After 2 years (a relatively short time in the life of a patient with glaucoma), there were no marked or statistically significant differences in outcome between patients followed up in the hospital eye service or by community optometrists. Decisions to implement such schemes need to be based on careful consideration of the costs of such schemes and local circumstances, including geographical access and the current organisation of glaucoma care within the hospital eye service.  (+info)

(3/129) Standards for vision science libraries. The Association of Vision Science Librarians.

The minimum levels of staffing, services, budget, and technology that should be provided by a library specializing in vision science are presented. The scope and coverage of the collection is described as well. These standards may be used by institutions establishing libraries or by accrediting bodies reviewing existing libraries.  (+info)

(4/129) Reliability of Snellen charts for testing visual acuity for driving: prospective study and postal questionnaire.

OBJECTIVES: To assess the ability of patients with binocular 6/9 or 6/12 vision on the Snellen chart (Snellen acuity) to read a number plate at 20.5 m (the required standard for driving) and to determine how health professionals advise such patients about driving. DESIGN: Prospective study of patients and postal questionnaire to healthcare professionals. SUBJECTS: 50 patients with 6/9 vision and 50 with 6/12 vision and 100 general practitioners, 100 optometrists or opticians, and 100 ophthalmologists. SETTING: Ophthalmology outpatient clinics in Sheffield. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Ability to read a number plate at 20.5 m and health professionals' advice about driving on the basis of visual acuity. RESULTS: 26% of patients with 6/9 vision failed the number plate test, and 34% with 6/12 vision passed it. Of the general practitioners advising patients with 6/9 vision, 76% said the patients could drive, 13% said they should not drive, and 11% were unsure. Of the general practitioners advising patients with 6/12 vision, 21% said the patients could drive, 54% said they should not drive, and 25% were unsure. The level of acuity at which optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmologists would advise drivers against driving ranged from 6/9(-2) (ability to read all except two letters on the 6/9 line of the Snellen chart) to less than 6/18. CONCLUSIONS: Snellen acuity is a poor predictor of an individual's ability to meet the required visual standard for driving. Patients with 6/9 vision or less should be warned that they may fail to meet this standard, but those with 6/12 vision should not be assumed to be below the standard.  (+info)

(5/129) Isolated short-wavelength sensitive cones can mediate a reflex accommodation response.

Both long- and middle-wavelength sensitive cones mediate the reflex accommodation signal but the contribution from the short-wavelength sensitive cones is unknown. A short-wavelength sensitive cone contribution could extend the range of the signed defocus signal from chromatic aberration. The aim was to determine whether isolated short-wavelength sensitive cones mediate reflex accommodation independently of long- and middle-wavelength sensitive cones. Accommodation was monitored continuously (eight subjects) to a sine-wave grating (3 cpd; 0.53 contrast) moving with a sum of sines motion in a Badal optometer. Two illumination conditions were used: a 'blue' condition that isolated short-wavelength sensitive cones, and a 'white' control condition that stimulated all three cone types. Of the eight subjects, two responded equally in the 'white' and 'blue' condition, four gave reduced responses in the 'blue' condition and two failed to respond in both conditions. The mean response in the 'blue' condition was reduced by 50% compared to the 'white' condition. Further analysis indicated that four of the eight subjects gave responses that were considerably greater than noise (S.D.>1.82) when short-wavelength sensitive cones were isolated. Some subjects can accommodate using only S-cones.  (+info)

(6/129) Predicting the refractive outcome after cataract surgery: the comparison of different IOLs and SRK-II v SRK-T.

AIM: To determine any differences between the predictive abilities of the IOL calculation formulas of SRK-II and SRK-T and to compare these using two different IOL types. METHODS: A prospective, consecutive, single surgeon clinical trial was conducted on 400 consecutive patients who received routine, standardised phacoemulsification cataract surgery. 200 had cataract surgery and had the Alcon MZ30BD, a 5.5 mm one piece PMMA IOL, and another 200 cases used the Chiron C11UB, a silicone plate haptic IOL. The data used optimised A-constants. The measures were preoperative axial length and keratometry, IOL implanted, and refractive error at 4-6 weeks postoperatively. RESULTS: There was no significant difference between the predictive abilities of SRK-II or SRK-T. For the Alcon and Chiron lens respectively, prediction errors using SRK-II were <0.5 dioptres in 58% and 70% and for <1.0 dioptres in 84% and 92%. These differences were statistically significant (chi(2), p=0.02). CONCLUSION: There are differences in the predictability of refractive outcomes between intraocular lens styles.  (+info)

(7/129) The assessment and management of strabismus and amblyopia: a national audit.

AIMS: To determine what systems are in place within ophthalmic services for the assessment and management of children suspected of having amblyopia and strabismus. To find out what methods are used for the assessment of these children. METHODS: A questionnaire-based study auditing 288 orthoptic departments in the UK. RESULTS: Responses were received from 75% orthoptic departments. Most hospitals employ more than one system for the assessment of strabismus and amblyopia, which is generally dependent on route of referral. These include 'orthoptic assessment without refraction' (66%), 'combined orthoptist and ophthalmologist assessment' (66%), while 22% have an entirely orthoptist/optometric system. Ophthalmologists are involved in the initial assessment in 145 units (67%), whereas some units involve an ophthalmologist only if response to treatment is poor (15%), or if surgery is required (6%). Fourteen per cent of units reviewed all children, with discharge criteria being based on normal visual acuity (52%), accurate visual acuity (39%) and a normal orthoptic assessment (42%). Seventy-six per cent of units review some children, commonly as a result of family history (55%), parental concern (43%), poor co-operation (30%) and young age (72%). In the absence of squint or amblyopia children are discharged at the first visit, in only 8% of units. There is considerable variation in the tests used to assess visual acuity. LogMAR-based tests (eg EDTRS) are not routinely used in 75% of units. CONCLUSION: Different systems exist for the assessment and management of squint and amblyopia across the country. While much of this variation is to be expected given their possible aetiologies, some could be reduced to produce a more cohesive service. There is also considerable scope for rationalising the tests used to screen infants and children for amblyopia and strabismus.  (+info)

(8/129) Characteristics of eye care practices with managed care contracts.

OBJECTIVES: To describe the variation in practice structure, financial arrangements, and utilization and quality management systems for eye care practices with managed care contracts. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of 88 group and 56 solo eye care practices that contract with 6 health plans affiliated with a national managed care organization. The survey contained modules on practice structure, financial arrangements, utilization management, and quality management. The survey response rate was 85%. RESULTS: Group practices with both ophthalmologists and optometrists were triple the size of ophthalmology-only groups, and 5 times the size of optometry-only groups. Fee-for-service payments were the primary source of group practice revenues, although 60% of groups derived some revenues from capitation payments. Group practices paid their physicians almost exclusively with fee-for-service payments or salary arrangements, with minimal capitation at the individual level. Almost no practices used both capitation and bonuses to compensate providers. Most practices received practice profiles and three fourths were subject to utilization review, which mainly consisted of preauthorization for procedures, tests, or referrals. Nearly all practices used clinical guidelines, protocols, or pathways in managing patients with diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma. Further, nearly all group practices used computerized information systems to assist in delivering care, and most had provider education programs. CONCLUSIONS: Managed care has affected the way eye care providers organize, finance, and deliver healthcare. In general, our findings paint an optimistic picture of eye care practices that contract with managed care organizations. Few practices bear substantial financial risk, and nearly all practices use quality management tools that could help to improve the quality of care.  (+info)

Crescent Heights Optometry

  • At Crescent Heights Optometry we value our patient relationships and strive to improve your quality of life and vision wellness through uncompromised service and state-of-the-art technology. (
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  • At Crescent Heights Optometry you will find a caring team of professional optometrists dedicated to providing quality eye care services for your whole family. (
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  • At Crescent Heights Optometry we offer a wide range of specialized eye care services including dry eyes, glaucoma, diabetic treatments, etc. (
  • At Crescent Heights Optometry, our Optometrists are experts at fitting single vision, Toric (correct astigmatism), multifocal and keratoconic contact lenses. (


  • Our Calgary Optometrists have been leading they way as eye care providers for optometry services and vision care products in Calgary since 2013, and we want to help you achieve and maintain clear vision. (
  • In this study, we use the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) Four Country Survey to describe the level of Canadian smokers' knowledge of the association of smoking with blindness and we use focus groups to elicit ideas from Canadian optometrists and senior optometry students about blindness-related graphic warning labels. (

Doctor of Optome

  • After practicing for a brief period in India she received a master's of science in physiological optics from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 2009 followed by receiving Doctor of Optometry from The New England College of Optometry (NECO) in 2011 and completed a residency program in pediatric optometry in 2012. (
  • Your Yakima doctor of optometry offers a clinical diagnosis of convergence insufficiency by testing your vision, eye motions, and general eye health. (


  • In addition, she is a lab instructor for Principles and Practice of Optometry I and Pediatric Optometry. (
  • Your optometry software is the backbone of your eyecare practice. (
  • Unfortunately, many optometry software solutions that haven't been updated in decades force ODs to take their practice back to the stone-age. (


  • Optometry software implementation can be a challenging time for many eyecare practices. (
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  • I have to do a report on Optometry for Science, and it has to do with Earth Science and how optometry relates to that. My teacher said that it relates to earth science because of how optemtrists crush lenses. Could someone please help find info or share your knowledge about these topics. Thanks.
  • I hope this helps relate to Earth Science. Glass is made from sand and stone from the earth in combination with fire and heat. When the lenses are made there is a thickness along with certain elements that create magnification and when bending the lense it creates refraction or bending of light rays, which results in being able to see near or far. The refraction of light also focuses on the back of the eye. Certain elements help to block out harmful rays ie UV. This is general info look it up online, good luck:)

What is the difference between optometry & theraputic optometry?

  • My mother is in need of an eye exam & glasses. She is elderly & has Medicare, plus Blue Cross/Blue Shield. One of the insurances will NOT pay for regular optometry, but will help pay for theraputic optometry. Does this mean she'd have to have something severe wrong w/her vision or eyes, before she could see a theraputic optometrist? Or would they do regular exams as well?
  • I live in Texas, but I think the definitions are for every State. An Optometrist, licensed by the Texas Optometry Board, is a health care practitioner trained to diagnose signs of ocular, neurological and systemic health problems, treat vision disorders, and prescribe glasses and contact lenses. Therapeutically licensed optometrists also treat eye diseases and injuries, prescribe medicine, and perform other procedures such as eye foreign body removal.

What is the normal valuation of an optometry practice?

  • What is the normal valuation of an optometry practice in Texas? This would include the combination of optometrist+full optical. I have seen various prices in the market, but wonder what is the norm? I have seen practices grossing 1.5mm selling for $850K with a net of $450K. The above example is selling for .566 x Gross 1.88 x Net What is the normal valuation?
  • I don't know the industry-specific, but generally small businesses go for 2-3 x cash flow. The smaller the business, the lower the multiplier generally speaking. Of course if there is real estate involved that will increase the price, but you should normalize it to what it would be as an expense in terms of monthly payment and then recalculate your Net Cash Flow and the price accordingly.

What courses did you take in university in order to get into optometry school?

  • is it okay if i would get the BS in Biology and then get to optometry school? will they accept me? or are there any special classes I need to take? what are they? what did you do to get into optometry school? please be specific? thank you!
  • "Take numerous science and biology courses in high school. Step 2 Go to a college where you can take three years of pre-optometry courses. Consult your guidance counselor during your junior year about colleges that offer such a program." Information continues in 1st source. Second source lists schools of optometry.

What is done at an optometry appointment?

  • I have an eye doctor appointment tomorrow and i am kinda nervous. I am 13 and i have never been to the real eye doctor. I have only had the tests at school and at my pediatrician office yearly. I have never had trouble seeing and I do not have any problems with my vision. I was just wondering what they do at a normal optometry appointment? I am positive that I am not getting my eyes dilated.
  • Nothing to worry about. You sit in a chair, and theres a thing that goes in front of your face that you look through. the Dr. will have you read lines of the chart while looking through different lenses. There may be a few other eye tests that are usually just telling him when two images line up, and he/she will use a light and look in your eyes. The worst you have to be afraid of is whether or not the Dr. has bad breath :)

What's the purpose of 2 year expiration on optometry prescription?

  • -What's the danger of using optometry prescription over two years? -If an optometrist violates this law, do they lose their license to practice? -Is this an actual California government law or is it just an accepted practice among optometrists to be consistent?
  • -Eye strain, headaches, etc. Also, the material in your glasses only last for ~2 years. -It is possible to get in trouble. The optometrist wouldnt lose their license, but a lawsuit could stem from it. -It's a US law.. not a state to state law.

How much do COLORED contacts cost at the natomas optometry?

  • Okay well im 13 years old and i have like bluish gray eyes that i hate and i just wanted to get blue colored contacts to enhance the color of my eyes and they said that it would be too expensive even thought we have insurance and everything. I go to the natomas optometry and i want to try to persuade them that it is not expensive and it doesn't say the price on the the natomas optometry homepage.
  • I don't think anyone here could know that unless they happen to work there. I suggest you use an old fashioned device called a telephone, and ask them directly. That way you will be sure to have the correct answer.

Stupid Optometry law says I cannot use my old prescription to get my new glasses?

  • My optometrist told me that I need to get a new eye exam eventhough I don't want to since he says my last exam was more than 2 years ago & California optometry law says he can't use that old prescription. Is this true? I tried to find it on internet but I can't find anything about this.
  • Greedy Optometrists want to make more money!! Yeah, group of optometrists made this law so that they can make extra money by forcing you do eye examination. Greedy optometrists!!! U can't take the money with u when u die!