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 [...]
Oct 092015
 
Hi Probably not the right forum to post this, but likely to get best coverage. Just to advise all DipGlauc holders, those working towards DipGlauc and anyone with a general interest in glaucoma, the UK & Eire Glaucoma Society Conference is being held in my home city of Leicester this year.  The current Chairperson is [...]
Feb 222013
 
Just wondering if any one has any stats on how many patients who currently take OHT meds that could be stopped to see if they no longer require the treatment. Our local community monitoring scheme may possibly suggest px can stop treatment as per nice but then be discharged from scheme without 1st checking that [...]
Nov 192012
 
Really interesting case and a good example of why a slit lamp examination is always needed. 6 weeks ago a 66 yr old chap presents with symptoms of episodes of sudden and complete loss vision.  He had recently been Dx with a leaking heart valve and was in fairly bad state, consequently he couldn’t manage [...]
Jul 022012
 
39 year chap presents following a sight test the day before where is left IOP was 35+ on the pulse air.  He originally attended as he had noticed a drop in vision for his left eye.  He is generally good health, no meds, no ocular history and no family history.  Yesterday was his first sight [...]