Monthly Archives: December 2012

West Suffolk Voluntary Association for the Blind

December 10th, 2012 (No Comments)

Dispensing Ophthalmic Student Andrea (Andy) has been out and about again. This time Andy spent a day with a volunteer from the West Suffolk Volunteer Association for the blind. The volunteer from W.S.V.A.B. and Andy visited patients in their own homes to train them in different viewing techniques. This helps patients use as much of […]

West Suffolk Hospital low vision clinic

December 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

For part of the ophthalmic dispensing course, our student dispensing optician Andrea Hunt (but as we all know her ‘Andy’) has spent some time with the low vision services for West Suffolk. Low vision patients are those whose sight cannot be fully corrected by spectacles or contact lenses. West Suffolk Low Vision services help these […]