My colleague has been dealing with have a chap who works in a decompression chamber for a month at a time. His normal rx is R-2.00L-1.75 Once in the chamber for 28 days – his rx becomes 2 dioptres more minus. R-4.50 L-4.25 He has , as such 2 pairs of specs – one for … Continue reading "Decompression chambers!"
I just wanted to let you know about Eyecare 2018 in Glasgow in January and the IP-approved CET sessions we have there. Over two days (21 and 22 January) we will be covering every GOC IP competency through various lectures and workshops. Highlights include an IP workshop with IP optom Malcolm McPherson and consultant ophthalmologist … Continue reading "Eyecare Glasgow"
https://www.rcophth.ac.uk/standards-publications-research/quality-and-safety/medicines-safety/drugs-shortages/ This just came up on the College IP forum. Apparently the RCOpth will let the CoO know each time it’s updated.
One of my CL Px has moved to Scotland and apparently has a corneal ulcer. She’s seen the local optom but is very unimpressed. TBH, I have spoken to her on the phone and it sounds more like a sterile infiltrate. Is there a IP optom in this area I can recommend? Thanks
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"
Evening, A friend has just sent me this pic of their son. 5 weeks onset, some discomfort and now taking some flak at school. GP was unable to help or advise. I am thinking pyogenic granuloma, and referral to paed. dermotologist. Thoughts? Would any of the guys from Kent treat or be able to recommend … Continue reading "Pyogenic Granuloma? Treatment? Referral to?"
Hi Guys, I have a vacancy for an IP or IP wannabee for our group of 6 practices in Hampshire. We have many hospital schemes in place and I need someone to work with us. We in addition to normal optom stuff we are involved in ant seg, medical retina inc intra-vitreal injections, glaucoma etc … Continue reading "IP/IP training optom vacancy hampshire"
Apologies for those who couldn’t access the site, there were a few issues with some errant code that had crept in and it took me a while to sort it. I had to restore some files from a back up on the 3rd November, any edits, posts or comments since then my have been lost. … Continue reading "Site issues"
Do any of you have one that you are willing to share? Thank you in advance.