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Volunteer patients needed for Optometry exams.

11 Dec 2007

Required on 8 and 9 January 2008.

Optometry, based in the Moffat building, are hosting external exams for past students in January and need a range of suitable volunteers to act as patients for these exams.

Contact lens wearers are required, BUT you must be pre-presbyopes (under 45) and have little or no astigmatism (less than 1 dioptre). If you wear lenses but are unsure if you qualify, you can obtain confirmation bye-mailing your lens details to:

We also require some presbyopes (over 45) for the routine eye examination. You must have a prescription of under +/-5 dioptre sphere, with less than 2 dioptre cyls. Again, if you are unsure and require more information:

Lastly, we are looking for one or two people with anterior eye conditions such as cataract, kerataconus or corneal and lid conditions and volunteers with diabetic retinopathy.

Payment for attendance is 15.00 per half day and reasonable travel expenses are paid.