Hi Guys, I have a vacancy for an IP or IP wannabee for our group of 6 practices in Hampshire. We have many hospital schemes in place and I need someone to work with us. We in addition to normal optom stuff we are involved in ant seg, medical retina inc intra-vitreal injections, glaucoma etc [...]
Hi guys, Are any of you going to this weekends AOP therapeutic conference? I will be on Stand 4 with Pat Falvey of ARC optical, with his new meibographer. Pop by for a chinwag. It would be great to hear what you are all up to. A few of us who are staying over could [...]
Hi Guys, I seem to remember in the distant past several of you were discussing possible cqc registration. It looks like we will have to do it if I’m to start doing my intra-vitreal injections in our practices. Any of you done this and have any info you can share on how to avoid any [...]
Hi Guys, I’ve been doing Lucentis inj and YAG Caps at a local hospital. Have you any experience doing Capulotomies or PIs in private practice? Has anyone been involved in buying a YAG laser slit lamp? On another note I’ve imported a number of stainless steel operating trolleys, so if anyone wants one I can [...]
Hi Folks, do any of you have the above text on your practice computer in digital form? If so where did you get it. I have looked at the kindle version. The problem is that the consulting room computer is not connected to the internet for security reasons and I think this would stop the [...]
Has anyone had success with intra-vitreal injections yet? Lucentis may give us the way in for more sexy treatments such as ocriplasmin for VMT/mac hole. All very exciting now that NICE approval granted. Locally though no progress yet, though if a precident were set…., who knows. Exciting times.
I have been involved in setting up a UK based dry eye forum recently. The idea is that our patients can all “post their stories” and learn from each others experiences. Also if we can get enough dry eye specialist optom to register they will be able to field questions to get answers to their [...]
I wonder if you have had any expearience with the PEARS scheme? I have been asked to help with training and assessment of optoms entering this scheme. Any experience, helpful hints or materials would be appreciated. Thanks