Sep 272017
 
Following discussion at the weekend (AOP Therapeutics) about 0.01% Atropine, there was some debate about off-label – use for other than the licensed indication e.g Doxy for blepharitis, and unlicensed medicines which IP optoms cannot access. The general consensus was that 0.01% Atropine would be off-label since Atropine itself is licensed, however that appears not [...]
Aug 182017
 
Hi all,    Just wondered what methods people prefer for decontaminating Gonio lenses. Volk have their own ‘Cleaning and care guide’ for their lenses and suggest a few different methods, but the college guidance re. ‘The re-use-of contact lenses and ophthalmic devices’ suggests one method only – 1% sodium hypochlorite. I have just bought a Volk G-4 high [...]
Jul 182017
 
I dont think this is a clinical post, but it starts with a clinical story….   Pseudophakic chap, 50 yrs old with diagnosed OHT transferred to community care on Betoptic. Pre treatment IOPs 29mmHg discharged to community with steady IOPs at 16mmHg. On community review IOPs are 23mmHg VA 6/6 discs 0.2 and fields full [...]

GOC IP renewal

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Jan 312017
 
A few folks missed the email last year – but if you remember you need to renew your regular GOC registration (you’ve got another month) and then separately complete the online form for IP registration. You can get the info here – https://www.optical.org/en/Registration/Renewing_your_registration/independent-prescribing-specialty-renewal.cfm