Research and teaching 

We often have undergraduate optometry students and qualified colleagues observing us in our clinics. We are actively engaged in research and have collaborated with colleagues at Cardiff University, Bradford University, University of Hertfordshire and Ulster University. Our staff have taught at University of Hertfordshire, Aston University, Institute of Optometry, British Association of Behavioural Optometrists and Heidelberg Academy. 


Educational DVD's or on-line videos

Adler P (2013) Binocular Vision Made Easy: part two. C-31709 CET Video. Optometry Today. July 5 http://www.optometry.co.uk/cet/?id=410

Adler P (2013) Binocular Vision Made Easy: part one. CET Video. Optometry Today 26 March.http://www.optometry.co.uk/multimedia/view-video?id=2253658859001

Paediatrics Educational Video. (2006) Department of Optometric Continuing Education and Training (DOCET), London 

The practice was used as a location and Paul Adler was involved in the planning and production and appeared in this educational DVD which was sent to all optometrists in the UK. The DVD was designed to teach optometrists how to undertake eye examinations on children and babes.

 


Research and Publications 

Brief details of papers published appear below. At the moment we are working on a project to assess the focussing power and eye teaming of children.  The work is being done in collaboration with Bradford University. We expect the results to be available soon.


Vision therapy/orthoptics

 

Adler P,(2018) Scally AJ, Barrett BT. Test-retest reproducibility of accommodative facility measures in primary school children. Clin Exp Optom. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1111/cxo.12691.

 

Adler P, Scally AJ, Barrett BT. (2013) Test-retest reproducibility of accommodation measurements gathered in an unselected sample of UK primary school children. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013 May;97(5):592-7. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-302348. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

 

Adler P , Scally JA, and Barrett BT (2012) Test retest variability of Randot stereoacuity measures gathered in an unselected sample of UK primary school children. Br J Ophthal Online First, published on February 8, 2012 as 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2011-300729 

Adler PM and Cregg M, Viollier A-J, and Woodhouse MJ   (2007) Influence of target type and RAF Rule on the measurement of near point of convergence. Ophthal. Physiol.Opt. 27(1):22-30.

Woodhouse MJ, Morjaria SJ, and Adler PM (2007) Acuity measurements in adult subjects using a preferential looking test Ophthal. Physiol. Opt. 27(1):54-59.

 

Hurst , MF, Van de Weyer, S, Smith, C, and Adler, PM. (2006) Improvements in performance following optometric vision therapy in a child with dyspraxia. Ophthal. Physiol. Opt. 2006 26: 199–210

Adler P RAF Near Point Rule. A technical note. (2004) Ophthal. Physiol. Opt. 24;469-470.

Adler P Efficacy of treatment for convergence insufficiency using vision therapy. 2002 Ophthal. Physiol. Opt. 22:565-571

Adler P M, Optometric Evaluation of Binocular Vision Disorders in Evans B and Doshi S- Binocular Vision and Orthoptics – Investigation and Management 2001 Chap 1;1-12. Butterworth Heinmann Oxford

Adler P M, Assessment of Accommodation - CE Optometry Feb 1998 1:2:40-42

Adler P M, Binocular Vision - Optometric evaluation of binocular vision anomalies. Optician 5638 215 24-28 1998

Adler P M, Management of Accommodation disorders CE Optometry (1998)

Adler P M, Understanding Vision Training - Optometry Today May 2 1997

Adler P M, Behavioural optometry.- Optometry Today 1994 Sept 26 24-32

Adler P M, & Grant R Literacy skills & visual anomalies- Optometry Today Jan 2 1988 15-16

Adler P M, & Grant R Literacy skills & visual anomalies- Optometry Today Jan 2 1988 15-16
 

Intellectual disability

Adler P M, Cregg M, Woodhouse JM, Duignan A, and Ilett G. (2005) Effect of training on attitudes and expertise of optometrists towards people with intellectual disabilities Ophthal. Physiol. Opt, London ,25(2):105-18.

Woodhouse, JM, Adler P M, Duignan A. Vision in athletes with learning disabilities: the need for improved eye care. (2004) J Intell Disabil Res 48(8), 732-745.

Woodhouse, JM, Adler P, Duignan A. Ocular and visual defects amongst people with learning disabilities participating in Special Olympics (2003). 23:221-232 Ophthal. Physiol. Opt.

Adler P M and Duignan A. An eye-opening experience. Optometry Today Dec 1999;40-1

A general article describing the Opening Eyes programme of Special Olympics
 

Sport and Vision

Adler PM (2008) Performance Vision and Sport-A practitioner’s guide. Part 7 Computer based methods and does training work? Optician 26.09.2008 26-29.

 

Adler PM (2008) Performance Vision and Sport-A practitioner’s guide. Part 6. Performance Vision Training Training. Optician 29.08.2008 18-24.

 

Adler PM (2008) Performance Vision and Sport-A practitioner’s guide. Part 5 Introducing Vision Training. Optician 25.07.2008 26-30.

 

Adler PM Performance Vision and Sport – Module 3 (2007). Johnson and Johnson Vision Care. Bracknell, UK 
 

Miscellaneous

Adler P  The Spectralis OCT Optometry Today  March 2017 92

 

Adler P M, Practice on the right lines.- Optometry Today - June 6 1994

Adler P M, Dealing with the Display Graphics Legislation.- J Inst Legal Administrators Summer 1993

Adler P M, Visual Dyslexia & Learning Disability. Optician - Nov 29 1985 19-29
 


Contact lenses

Adler P M, Soft Toric Contact Lens Update- Journal BCLA 1990 33-36

Adler P M, Aspheric Hard Gas Permeable Elliptical Lenses. Optician - Dec 5 1986 19-20

Morris J, Adler P M and Moore K, A three month trial on aspheric RGP Lens for daily and extended wear Optician - Nov 3 1989 27-29

Awards to Paul Adler 

October 2015                Lifetime honorary membership BABO

Sept  2014:                   Alexander-Skeffington award for contribution to International  Behavioural Optometry

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