Sep 152017

Have a px under HES for glaucoma who has just been told by the pharmacy that there’s a supply issue with preservative-free Trusopt, and he’s about to run out. He’s currently on Saflutan and Preserve-free Trusopt as has had serious OSD issues in past with preservatives. There are no glaucoma bods in the eye clinic […]

Sep 082017

“Be aware that holding an independent or non-medical prescribing qualification alone (without a specialist qualification relevant to the case complexity of glaucoma being managed) is insufficient for managing glaucoma and related conditions. [2017]”


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Aug 222017

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 […]

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 […]