Archive for 2020

GOC sets out position on lissamine green

The General Optical Council (GOC) has published a statement on the use of CE-marked lissamine green ophthalmic strips to assist registrants in ensuring they act in the interests of the public.   Lissamine green is used when assessing the ocular surface and is available as a CE-marked product (a medical

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Sight loss due to delays in eye care

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has revealed the “devastating” impact of delays and pressure on national glaucoma services.   In a new report, the HSIB warns that delays to follow-up appointments for glaucoma patients leaves them at risk of sight loss. It highlights the case of a 34-year-old who

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