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Clinical Guidelines

RCOphth guideline: Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy: NEW screening recommendations February 2018

The new guideline on screening for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine retinopathy is written in response to evidence from the United States that shows that hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is more common than previously recognised. Implementation of the guideline’s recommendations will prevent iatrogenic visual loss. The new guideline also makes recommendations regarding the techniques and timing of baseline and

Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy: Recommendations on Screening – Membership Consultation

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists have, through a guideline development group (GDG) chaired by Professor Andrew Lotery, produced a new clinical guideline titled Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy: Recommendations on Screening. A draft version of this guideline and the associated patient information leaflet has now been released for consultation and the College would welcome any comments or

Clinical Guidelines Available Online

The aims of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists include educating and training medical practitioners in the science and practice of ophthalmology and setting and maintaining standards for the specialty. Clinical guidelines published by other organisations, now available through the RCOphth website, are relevant to ophthalmologists and those working in the ophthalmic sector. We welcome suggestions for