Ophthalmology

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Understanding how eye conditions affect patients' sight

Eye disorders: illustrated

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Red flag symptoms: Blurred vision

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Differential diagnoses: Eye problems

Diagnostic and surgical

Employers pension contribution hike as DH shifts £35m bill to providers

Employers pension contribution hike as DH shifts £35m bill to providers

GP practices will pay employers pension contributions at an increased rate of 14.38%...

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance is associated with accelerated cognitive decline, poor cognitive...

Data watchdog 'not advocating' SystmOne GPs stop record sharing

Data watchdog 'not advocating' SystmOne GPs stop record sharing

The UK's information commissioner has decided against advising 2,700 GP practices...

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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