Ophthalmology

Browse ophthalmology news, education and analysis by ophthalmology subsections - diagnostic and surgical; dry eye; eye infections; eye inflammation; glaucoma and red eyes.

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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

RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices
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RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices

The RCGP has launched a new resilience scheme aimed at supporting practices that...

Hormone therapy at onset of menopause could protect against dementia

Hormone therapy at onset of menopause could protect against dementia

Long-term, estrogen-based HRT could have a protective effect against dementia in...

More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC
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More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC

GP leaders estimate that over 10m appointments are lost each year across England...

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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