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Eye disorders: illustrated

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Red flag symptoms: Blurred vision

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Differential diagnoses: Eye problems

Charles Bonnet syndrome is thought to affect between 10 and 60% of people with sight loss

Macular Society surveys GPs on Charles Bonnet syndrome

Diagnostic and surgical

GP superpractice in talks to buy a hospital and recruit GP trainees from China

GP superpractice in talks to buy a hospital and recruit GP trainees from China

A 100,000-patient GP 'superpractice' in an NHS vanguard area plans to buy a hospital...

RCGP ambassadors denied access to STP proposals, college warns

RCGP ambassadors denied access to STP proposals, college warns

RCGP ambassadors employed to represent GPs in the development of sustainability and...

Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

The GP chair of a CCG has launched a passionate defence of medical generalists in...

Dry eye

Viewpoint: Eye services are more accessible than ever - but not for everyone

Viewpoint: Eye services are more accessible than ever - but not for everyone

Changes to how eye health services are delivered across the country are making it...

Viewpoint: Eye health innovation 100 days after the birth of CCGs

Viewpoint: Eye health innovation 100 days after the birth of CCGs

CCGs will be 100 days old on Tuesday (9 July), writes Katrina Venerus, a qualified...

Management of dry eye syndrome

Management of dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition in older adults. By Dr Mohammed Uzair Malik...

Eye infections

Clinical images: Conditions affecting the eye
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Clinical images: Conditions affecting the eye

Dr Nigel Stollery explains the differences in characteristic features of diseases...

Pictorial case study - Red eye with unaffected vision

Pictorial case study - Red eye with unaffected vision

Assessing subconjunctival haemorrhage. By Dr Jean Watkins

Eye disease - Recognising retinoblastoma

Eye disease - Recognising retinoblastoma

Better knowledge of the condition will help to improve the referral and management...

Eye inflammation

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

How to differentiate between these allergic and infective eye conditions. By Dr Nigel...

Blurred vision - Red flag symptoms
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Blurred vision - Red flag symptoms

Anatomical and physiological conditions of the eye can cause blurring.

Pictorial case study: Swelling on the eye

Pictorial case study: Swelling on the eye

The case: A 69-year-old woman presented to the surgery as several members of her...

Glaucoma

Guide helps commissioners understand how they can develop better eye services

Guide helps commissioners understand how they can develop better eye services

A document to help commissioners understand how they can develop more efficient eye...

Glaucoma generics 'could save NHS millions'

Glaucoma generics 'could save NHS millions'

GPs have been urged to prescribe a generic glaucoma drug as first-line treatment...

CKS Clinical solutions - Open-angle glaucoma

CKS Clinical solutions - Open-angle glaucoma

The case A 65-year-old woman has chronic open-angle glaucoma, which is currently...

Red eyes

Pictorial case study - Red mucinous papules

Pictorial case study - Red mucinous papules

Blood test and biopsy confirmed the diagnosis, writes Dr Jean Watkins.

Clinical pictures: Eye problems

Clinical pictures: Eye problems

A variety of conditions affecting the eyes, described by Dr Philip Marazzi.

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