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The Optometrists and Opticians Board has revised its Supervisory Framework Guidelines for all provisionally registered practitioners with effect from 1 March 2018.

For information, the main changes are summarised below:


Guidelines for Optometrist

Case category, “Paediatric (< 16 years old)”, will be replaced by a new description “Binocular Vision Dysfunction


Guidelines for Optician (Refraction & Dispensing)

Empty fields in history taking section in the record template are replaced and pre-filled with commonly-encountered conditions and “check-boxes” to indicate in accordance to patient’s response.


“Frequently-Asked Questions” in the guidelines for both optometrists and opticians

Additional references added.

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