One of my CL Px has moved to Scotland and apparently has a corneal ulcer. She’s seen the local optom but is very unimpressed. TBH, I have spoken to her on the phone and it sounds more like a sterile infiltrate. Is there a IP optom in this area I can recommend? Thanks
Apologies for those who couldn’t access the site, there were a few issues with some errant code that had crept in and it took me a while to sort it. I had to restore some files from a back up on the 3rd November, any edits, posts or comments since then my have been lost. [...]
I have a 60yr old chap with learning disabilities. He presented with a sticky, red eye and swollen upper lid which has waxed and waned for the last 6months. He has been on chloramphenicol QDS for a week already with no improvement. There was a large chalazion in the top lid that looks like its [...]
I would be grateful for everyone’s opinions on this just to make sure I am not way off base. So here is the case scenario: 93yr old lady with bilateral NTG, pseduophakic, a bit of dry AMD, moderate lid margin disease with associated ocular surface disease. VA – RE 6/15; LE 6/12+ CCT ~ 500 [...]
I seem to be seeing more and more of this. Other than surgery, what other management are you guys finding successful?
Who is giving: 1. oral NSAIDs ie flurbiprofen 100mg tds? 2. Topical steroid ie FML TDS 3. Something else
I have seen quite a few Px recently with severe ocular surface disease, usual stuff – raging blepharitis, corneas that light up like a Christmas tree with NaFl and VA down to 6/24 or worse. They all respond well to lid hygiene, topical steroid and copious lubrication over about 3months. Had a diabetic chap in [...]
Read a short article about this https://www.rpsdetectors.com/in/products/identify-dry-eye-with-inflammadry/ Has anyone used it?
Having a bit of a memory blank atm. I need an alternative to FML which seem to be out of stock everywhere. This is to treat blepharitis in a steroid responder so something with poor ocular penetration. Was going to try Prdesol, any other suggestions?
Following on from Johns post on theoptom.com I thought it might be useful to have a page full of links people find clinically useful in their course of practice, I have added this as a tab on the navigation bar as you may have already noticed. http://oculuscura.co.uk/useful-links/ Please fee free to add as you see [...]