COVID-19 (Escalation-Ophthalmology Referral)

March 27, 2020

Any patient presenting to ED with ONLY Ophthalmic symptoms should be referred directly by the ED triage team to Ophthalmology: Referral 08:30 – 17:30 Mon-Fri,… Read more

Eye Clinic Referral Criteria

January 8, 2019

What should you send to Eye Clinic and how soon? Read more

Giant Cell Arteritis – GCA

March 13, 2018

GCA is a is a vasculitis generally seen in the over 50’s and associated with polymyalgia rheumatic (PMR). However, unlike a lot of rheumatology, GCA… Read more

Lateral Canthotomy

May 7, 2019

Like tension pneumothorax the biggest step is deciding to do it – Remember it it sight saving and they heal well Retrobulbar Haematoma secondary to… Read more

PEARS

December 8, 2018

Primary Eyecare Acute Referral Scheme Read more

Retrobulbar haemorrhage

February 2, 2020

What is retrobulbar haemorrhage? Rapidly progressing haemorrhage into the retrobulbar space which is rare but potentially sight threatening. Retrobulbar haemorrhage causes a rapid rise in… Read more