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Ophthalmology Guidelines for Primary Care

Checked: 07-03-2018 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 07-03-2019

Local Guidelines for Acute Eye Conditions

The ophthalmologists at Bristol Eye Hospital have produced some useful Ophthalmology Guidance for management of a range of acute ophthalmology conditions and when to refer. There is also advice on appropriate assessment and examination of the eye.

These guidelines were written in 2018 and include advice on management of:

  • Trauma including corneal foreign bodies and chemical injury.

  • Infections including pre-septal and orbital cellulitis.

  • The red eye

  • Vision problems