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Updated Ophthalmic Service Guidance for paediatric ophthalmology (2021)

We’ve updated our Ophthalmic Service Guidance for paediatric ophthalmology! Our 2021 guidance represents the expert consensus, based on available evidence and national guidance, of the Paediatric Sub-committee of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth). Read the Ophthalmic Service for Children Guidance (2021) It highlights best practice and fundamental standards for children’s ophthalmic services. It should

RCOphth launches guidance on Low Vision: the essential guide for ophthalmologists

This excellent guidance will help ophthalmologists answer questions they may have when presented with patients with low vision needs, such as “Which patients should be referred to low vision services?”, or “Is there a level of visual acuity below which a patient should be referred?” As in referral for cataract surgery, it depends on the

Three new Ophthalmic Services Guidance Chapters

The RCOphth aims to set standards in all aspects of the delivery of ophthalmic care in the interests of patients and the public. Three new guidance chapters have recently been updated and added to our standards publications; the guidance is intended to inform both ophthalmologists and those managing eye services. The updated chapters are: Clinical Audit