I have a lovely lady who has glaucoma and is young for this diagnosis (born 1979) She fasts for religious observance When she fasts she feels unable to take her latanoprost eye drops. Since fasting this year (end of may to end of june) she “got out of the habit” of putting her drops in … Continue reading "Concordance"
Not sure if this is appropriate, but I thought if anyone would know, you guys would. Does anyone have any leads on A-scan measuring devices. Happy to consider second hand. Looking at it for Axial length measurements in kids….
Interesting piece in The Optician this week raising the issue of optometrists being entitled to use the courtesy title “Dr” just as dentists and vets do. Is there any appetite for this amongst IP optoms particularly ? It would seem a good place to start a campaign, perhaps restricted to IP optoms to help differentiate … Continue reading "Titles"
Any of you fine ladies or gentlemen work near/around Kensington? A colleague of mine from Canada has a patient coming to study here and she has a history of recurrent uveitis. He is looking for someone manage her whilst here, so would need to be comfortable managing. Please let me know if you know someone. … Continue reading "Referral – around Kensington, London area"
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
The College are looking for someone to present this: “We’re looking at some ideas for a clinical audit session within the IP stream at Optometry Tomorrow and I wondered if you had completed an IP outcome audit and did this demonstrate how you could improve anything in your practice?” Any takers contact: email@example.com
Hi everyone Probably not the right forum to request this, but I have a Px who has a friend who lives in/near Dursley, Gloucs, who is looing for a good, no GREAT, Optom! She’s elderly (80yrs+) and has a Hx of CVA. Not being familiar with the area, I don’t know who to recommend. Any … Continue reading "Optoms in/near Dursley, Gloucestershire"
Hi all Im not sure if this a concern (or a growing one) but is anyone else finding ophthalmic nurses taking more of a lead in eyecare for roles im sure we would rather be involved in? I have recently looked into such roles being carried out by nurses in ophthalmology in my area and … Continue reading "Our New peers in eyecare!!"
Patient came in today wanting an Eyebag on NHS presription (“as it says on the website”). Anyone got any more information on this?
Just thought I would share the following definition that is worth remembering: Clinical Experience = Making the same mistakes with increasing confidence over an impressive number of years.