260: UV protection

I know that UV (ultraviolet light) is harmful to the external and internal structures of the eye. Which patients are most at risk? Eye specialists have known about the harmful effects of UV for many years and have passed this information to their patients. However, I...

259: Dealing with emerging presbyopia

One of my patients is 36 years old. He doesn’t need spectacles for distance but complains of visual discomfort and headaches with sustained near work. He works in an office with computers and paper documents. He doesn’t have any signs of a binocular vision anomaly and...

256: Face shape and frame selection

How can I use a person’s face shape to get better at advising on frame style selection? Frame style selection is important. People who are unhappy with the frame style of their new spectacles are likely to complain. Worse still they may not come back to your...