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Certificate of Fitness for Honorary Practice

May 29

NHS Employers and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) have agreed a  means by which consultants can carry out short-term, ad hoc or urgent activity in another organisation, without the need for an honorary contract of employment. Current practice for the short-term visit of a consultant involves obtaining a full honorary contract and verifying

  • 29 May 2013

Intravitreal Ranibizumab injection for treatment of MO secondary to RVO

May 16

College Statement The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes the decision by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to recommend 0.5mg ranibizumab intravitreal injection as an option for the treatment of macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and selected cases of branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) when laser has either

  • 16 May 2013

Preservative free (PF) Trusopt® (dorzolamide hydrochloride) eye drops

May 13

MSD has informed the Royal College of Ophthalmologists that there are now a limited number of preservative-free (PF) Trusopt® (dorzolamide hydrochloride) eye drops presently available in the UK. In light of this and the fact that it is a limited supply, The College would like to advise you of the recommended best use of this

  • 13 May 2013

O.N.E. Network Access

May 02

College Membership confers free access to the American Academy of Ophthalmology O.N.E. Network. If you have forgotten your username or password, or need instructions on logging in to the O.N.E. Network, please e-mail oneintl@aao.org. Full Text Access to Eight Ophthalmology Journals Full content of journals such as theofficial journal of the AAO, Ophthalmology, and the English

  • 2 May 2013

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (anti-VEGF) medicines administered intra-ocularly

May 01

College Statement This statement refers only to injections of anti –Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (anti-VEGF) medicines administered intra-ocularly directly through the conjunctiva and sclera using a sharp needle. This statement is the current College position and supersedes older statements on intraocular injections in the ARMD Guidelines for Management (2009) and Maximising Capacity in AMD Services

  • 1 May 2013