24 December 2018
Holiday Opening Times
Need assistance over Christmas and New Year? Here is a list of our opening times over the festive period.
15 November 2018
GOC announce new 3-year CET cycle
The GOC to switch back to a three-year CET cycle from 2019
14 November 2018
CET Completion Deadline 2018
You can complete CET on cetpoints.com up to and including 31 December 2018.
31 October 2018
Does blue light really affect sleep?
The time children spend on devices has little effect on how long they sleep, a new study suggests.
20 September 2018
When did you last visit Glasgow?
Glasgow has been the venue for Eyecare for more than two decades
14 August 2018
AI beats optometrists
Forget being beaten by AI at chess or go, AI can now do your job better than you
18 June 2018
Searching for content
Did you know you can search for content by competency, keyword or profession type?
13 June 2018
Aesthetic induced visual loss
Visual loss caused by injection of soft tissue fillers is a rare but devastating side effect of cosmetic treatment.
06 June 2018
Education and Myopia
A new study, published in the British Medical Journal, shows education to be a cause of myopia.
02 November 2017
Avastin. Patient safety or profit?
Is the fight over using Avastin to treat AMD about patient safety or profit?
20 July 2017
Behind the Scenes at Eye News HQ
Emma and Diana from the Eye News team preview the inaugural Ophthalmology Symposium at Eyecare 2018
20 July 2017
Giving Free Advice
We often get asked for our optical opinion. But when does an opinion count s advice. And is there ever any come back?
27 June 2017
Prepare for your final destination - though it's only a beginning
20 June 2017
DVLA refuses license for UK drivers
The DVLA has revoked or refused 42,519 car and motorcycle licences since 2012 due to poor vision.
14 June 2017
Optometrists and ophthalmologists to learn together at Eyecare
Eyecare to welcome ophthalmologists in 2018 with the introduction of an ophthalmology symposium.
06 June 2017
Completing CPD in Ireland
CET you complete at cetpoints.com counts as CPD in Ireland. Find out how to collect CPD with CORU.
02 June 2017
Sunglasses that can capture photographs and video go on sale in the UK
23 May 2017
When will I get my CET points?
How quickly will you receive CET points when you complete CET with CETpoints.com?
10 May 2017
Yesterday (9 May), Google paid tribute to Ferdinand Monoyer, the French Ophthalmologist largely credited with popularising the use of the dioptre as a measurement of vision.
02 May 2017
Facial Skin Lesions
Ever wondered whether that lump on a patient's face should be referred?
27 April 2017
Done your Peer Review yet?
Having trouble finding peer review near you? Download the self service pack from Eyecare and run one yourself.
03 February 2017
Interactive CET is back
Did you know you can now get interactive CET points online at cetpoints.com? Look out for the interactive symbol in the list of CET.
15 June 2016
The etCETera journal has landed
The quarterly CET journal coming to an optical practice near you…
12 February 2016
Flying start in 2016
The early bird catches the worm, so they say. And with 30 CET points to choose from at Eyecare 2016, I certainly felt quite saintly getting a head start on this year’s cycle before we even wave goodbye to January.
12 February 2016
The new CET cycle
While most of us were celebrating the coming of the New Year, the database elves at the GOC were busy resetting MyCET accounts to zero ready for the new cycle.
26 October 2015
New GOC Standards of Practice
On 29th July, the GOC agreed new standards of practice for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians, and new standards for optical students which will come into effect on 1st April 2016.