Clinical Hub

The ABDO Clinical Hub is packed with resources for you whether you are a dispensing optician, contact lens optician or low vision optician. This hub is for you if you are looking for support on everything from children’s eye issues to supporting older people with their visual needs.

No matter what stage you are at in your career, we hope that the resources and links provided will prove useful to you. In each main section you will find an overview of the topic, as well as fuller articles, and resources to help you find out where to go next.

Plus, you can access useful resources such as a guide to acronyms used in eye care and eye wear, a glossary of terms, as well as links to ABDO’s clinical advice and guidelines, patient leaflets, and information to share with patients.

Myopia management
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Eye disease
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Extended services pathways
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Focus on ... OCT
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More topics coming soon

The Clinical Hub will be developing over coming months and years. Topics planned for 2021 include:

  • Healthy living optical practices (HLOP)
  • Contact lenses
  • Low vision
  • Dry eye

There are also further topics in the pipeline for 2022 and beyond. If you would like to contribute to a topic by conducting a review of current research and drawing together useful resources, please contact .

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Glossary of terms
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Advice and guidelines
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Patient leaflets
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Patient information
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More resources
Coming soon