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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Eye pain - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms: Blurred vision

Differential diagnoses - Conjunctivitis and iritis in pictures

Understanding how eye conditions affect patients' sight

Diagnostic and surgical

Don't expect PCNs to performance manage GP practices, CCGs warned

Don't expect PCNs to performance manage GP practices, CCGs warned

Primary care networks (PCNs) should ignore 'unreasonable demands' from CCGs to take...

Liberal Democrats pledge to 'end GP shortfall' in five years

Liberal Democrats pledge to 'end GP shortfall' in five years

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to 'end the current shortfall of GPs within five...

Time for NHS to 'wake up' to GP burnout risk, warns next RCGP chair

Time for NHS to 'wake up' to GP burnout risk, warns next RCGP chair

The NHS must 'wake up' and tackle high levels of burnout among doctors to guarantee...

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

Differential diagnoses: Eye problems

Differential diagnoses: Eye problems

Dr Nigel Stollery compares the presenting features of four eye conditions.

Clinical images: Conditions affecting the eye

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 inflammation

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...

Clinical Solutions: Stye

Clinical Solutions: Stye

THE CASE:A middle-aged woman presents with a localised, painful eyelid swelling....

Paediatric medicine - Eye infections in children

Paediatric medicine - Eye infections in children

Presentation of conjunctivitis varies according to the age of the child, explains...

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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