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Virtual Refractor simulates distance and near subjective refractions using a refractor head on virtual patients. Access to the Virtual Refractor is currently free in view of the challenges to optometry education posed by COVID19.
The Global Optometry Resources is a suite of open educational resources that aim to facilitate the implementation, delivery and advancement of optometric education. The resources are available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, French and Portuguese.
Primary Eye Care Manual
Basic Refraction for Ophthalmologists
The Basic Refraction for Ophthalmologists Manual takes ophthalmologists and residents through refraction education in a clear, simple, and logical process.
The Social Responsibility presentation aims to provide an outline of four cross cutting issues that have relevance in development strategies: gender equity, disability inclusiveness, child protection and environmental protection.
Vision Centre Toolkit and Manual
The Vision Centre Toolkit includes both a manual and toolkit that includes practical tools, examples and processes to assist with the establishment and management of the operations of a vision centre.
School Eye Health Guidelines
The Standard School Eye Health Guidelines for Middle and Low-income Countries is a tool to provide direction to those planning and implementing eye health initiatives in schools.