I know this isn’t a prescribing topic but …. I’m trying to get a service set up for monitoring stable glaucoma in the community but i’m a after a working definition for stable glaucoma… any offers ? thanks
Patient last seen by me 05/2013. Post R trab, non responding to hypotensives and frank OSD. On duo therapy before trab. 05/2013 RE nice bleb, bit low IOP 6mm. Advancing n/s cataract but VA 6/12-1, no big rush to op as hypotony risk and other eye is 6/5 on (-4.00/-1.75×180). LE 28mm. [no glaucomatous discs, … Continue reading "Reaction to Glaucoma meds (or should junior doc’s be let loose?)"
Simbrinza – combination brinzolamide and brimonadine. Used twice a day Apparently to be given when you have a patients on a PGA but need better IOP control and for that patient a Bblocker is contraindicated. preserved with BAK but the Alcon rep tells me this is at a low BAK concentration New out….
Perhaps this is a question that should be left unasked (is that a word?)… How come Tonosafe tonometer heads are compatible with GAT & PAT and yet the re-usable heads are different?
After you’ve abandoned 24-2 for 10-2 in advanced glaucoma, when do you not bother with any VF and just rely on acuity to monitor change ?
Hi I’m currently undergoing the Glaucoma diploma (the old version) and I have only got my viva for glaucoma B to do then I’m all done. I did not pass my viva on my last attempt. A question which got me umming and aaing and a reason I feel i did not pass was why … Continue reading "Fields Q"
Hello, I am considering purchasing an Icare tonometer and wanted to get some feedback on the device. Many thanks
Would someone like to explain to John Sparrow (NCE CG85) ? evidence based medicine unless you just don’t like it…..Arora R, Bellamy H, Austin M. Applanation tonometry: a comparison of the Perkins handheld and Goldmann slit lamp-mounted methods. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014;8:605–10.
Can i use this forum to advertise an opportunity for someone with an interest in glaucoma management. we run a community COAG -OHT clinic from one of my practices in Wollaton, Nottingham and are likjely to have an opportunity for an IP optom to do some follow up appointments probably a acouple of days a … Continue reading "glaucoma management"
Saw this Px yesterday whilst doing a Locum day. Just wondering what people opinions are, about the appearance and management, based on disc image alone. Will give it a couple of days and then let you a little more about the Px details and what I did. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0obl7bg4o9mlhpp/G3HY6guuV3