We need IP’s at the College to develop the Clinical Management Guidelines in to the real world. If you are in the West Midlands I would like your vote please. Thank you so much, Susan Bowers
A patient came after one week self medication from the pharmacy. I knew that the one thing that Chloramphenicol doesn’t work on is Pseudomonas. I gave her Ofloxacin loading dose two hourly two days, then qds. The infection has gone as she isn’t staining with fluorescein but the corneal abrasion where her fingernail slipped is … Continue reading "finger nail corneal abrasion"
This 54 year old lady presented with cobble stone upper eyelids. I have given her olopatadine and loratadine. She tells me that the permanent make up injected in to her eyelids (a bit like tattoos) will last for a year. It is unusual to have hay fever now and the only known allergy she has … Continue reading "allergy to embedded eye make up"
The BCLA conference will have IP peer discussion – so no need to bring your own records. It has the 9 competences so if you are missing any come on 29th-31st of May in two weeks time to Liverpool ACC. Would love to see you there, Susan
The BCLA will run a peer review in Liverpool on Saturday 3oth if you guys are interested and would like one. Does anyone want me to put this on? Will it be useful? Kind regards, Susan Bowers BCLA president
I have just registered to go to the MCLOSA meeting on 28th of November. Is anyone else going? Kind regards, Susan Bowers
Seems like Doxycyline has been superseded! The British Journal of Ophthalmology Oral Azithromycin Versus Doxycycline in Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: A Randomised Double Masked Open Label Clinical Trial Br J Ophthalmol 2014 Aug 19;[EPub Ahead of Print], MB Kashkouli, AJ Fazel, V Kiavash, M Nojomi, L Ghiasian
On Monday evening, 27th January Andrena McElvanney will be giving a lecture on challenging cases of Ocular Surface Disease. The BCLA scientific meeting is at One Drummond Gate, in Victoria, London. This is approved for one IP point. To register go to www.bcla.org.uk. You are allowed to bring a friend so does anyone want to … Continue reading "CET one IP point on Ocular Surface Disease"
There are now 200 of us and BUPA recognises podiatrist, chiropractors osteopaths but not IP’s. Please can everyone phone BUPA for an email application form to get us recognised as providers. This is a point of principal. We should be recognised. Their email address doesn’t work! Telephone 0845 600 5220 Thanks , Susan Bowers
My private therapeutic patients want me to become BUPA registered. Have any of you done this already? How do you do it? Thanks, Susan Bowers