November 2017 Research Update

Research and Education

 

Welcome to the November Research Update, authored by Dr Amy Sheppard and Prof James Wolffsohn from the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University. The update will keep you informed regarding the latest research findings relevant to eye care professionals published during the last month. In the leading journals this month, the efficacy of Manuka honey products in the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction is reported, new research indicates that first eye cataract surgery can reduce falls risk significantly, and patient-reported outcomes of monovision LASIK and refractive lens exchange for presbyopia are compared. We hope you enjoy the update, and return next month to read the December edition!

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This monthly research update is authored by Prof James Wolffsohn and Dr Amy Sheppard, from the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University, where James is a Professor of Optometry and Amy is a Senior Lecturer. We both have active research interests in the fields of contact lenses and the anterior eye, ocular devices and biometry, and practice-based research. James is a past-president of the British Contact Lens Association.


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