[Skip to Content]

HSIB

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists responds to the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report and recommendations into the insertion of an incorrect intraocular lens

Introduction The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) welcomes the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) report i2017/012 ‘Investigation into the insertion of an incorrect intraocular lens’1. Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed operation in the NHS with over 400,000 being carried out every year in the UK. It greatly enhances quality of life by restoring