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Module countdown: 1 month to the next semester!

There's only 1 month left until the next semester starts so we thought we would remind you which modules start in March 2018. The deadline for applications is 6 February 2018. Many modules are either accredited by the College of Optometrists f... More

Low Vision Service Wales

The Low Vision Service Wales is a primary care based NHS funded low vision service, which is provided by practitioners (optometrists, dispensing opticians and ophthalmic medical practitioners) across Wales within community practice. The aim of the s... More

Low Vision Service Wales re-accreditation

 Low Vision Service Wales (LVSW) re-accreditation is due to commence in May. The format will follow a section of distance learning followed by contact training sessions across Wales. All practitioners who are accredited to provide the LVSW ... More

Interview with Marek Karas

Marek Karas is one of our Low Vision module leaders.  Follows is a short interview with him on the work he does with us and elsewhere.     1.    Your career in optometry: did you have an epiphany moment or wa... More

Assessing adults and children with learning disabilities

 People with learning disabilities are much more likely to have eye and vision problems than members of the general population, but find accessing eye care more difficult because of limited communication and understanding. This distance learning... More

Learning Disabilities

Congratulations to Dr Maggie Woodhouse who won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Cardiff University’s Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit.    ... More