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 … Continue reading "Useful Links"
A few of my local GP colleagues are now giving lymecycline for rosacea, my feeling is that it’s not as effective as doxycycline but the side affect profile is better? What’s everyone else’s experience like and what dosage are you using?
I have a lady with recurrent AAU in her left eye. She manages about a fortnight after stopping the steroid before the next attack. I am currently tapering her steroids really slowly, at present I think she’s using one drops per day for 2 weeks and then will go to alternate days. I think she … Continue reading "Recurrent unilateral Anterior Uveitis"
I had this email from a non-IP optom recently who asked me to post here for opionions: I heard from a prescribing pharmacist the other day that the cost of fusidic acid eye drops increased from about £4 to £40 last year. I was wondering, if you use it much, what you’d replace it with? … Continue reading "Fusidic Acid Costs"
Guys, I need some advice on punctal plugs. I have a chap with moderate to marked dry eye following LASIK and then chemotherapy for leukaemia. I have plugged him with Eagleplugs which improved his dry eye symptoms but resulted in irriation at the inner canthus. Other than Smartplugs which I’m not in a rush to … Continue reading "Advice on punctal plugs"
Had an 82 yr old lady with intermediate red lid for the least 3months She had an inflamed left lower canaliculus with puss expressed from the puncta. She was otherwise feeling fine. I Rx’ed topical choramphnicol and faxed a referral to the local ocular plastics team but how many would manage this themeslves?
Had a frustrating day yesterday trying to get a Px seen with what I suspected was focal scleritis. To cut a long story short, there was an issue about which HES dept was actually on-call and it transpired that there was a 4hr gap between the end of the one on-call session and the start … Continue reading "Scleritis"
Anybody used it yet? If so what’s it like in terms of; IOP reduction side affects availability cost Finally I don’t get the end part of this statement: 1 mL of suspension contains 10 mg of brinzolamide and 2 mg of brimonidine tartrate equivalent to 1.3 mg of brimonidine. Thanks