Susan Bowers

IP working in dry eye and allergy. Studying for glaucoma higher certificate at Moorfields/UCL Past President of the BCLA

Aug 232016
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 [...]


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Oct 242014
I have just registered to go to the MCLOSA meeting on 28th of November. Is anyone else going? Kind regards, Susan Bowers
Oct 022014
Seems like Doxycyline has been superseded!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  
Jan 072014
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 You are allowed to bring a friend so does anyone want to [...]
Jun 212013
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