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GLAUCOMA

  • Acute Angle Closure should be treated according to the local SOP which in present in A&E. If in any doubt, please contact the Glaucoma Fellow available for advice for that week.

  • Patients having high pressures should be reviewed in A&E within reasonable timeframe (I.e. 1week) to check their pressure as a failsafe.

  • All referrals to the Glaucoma Service after discussing with senior Clinician/Consultant in A&E should go to the Glaucoma Basket ( Located behind the reception desk in the main waiting area. Please ask a nurse to show you where this is if you are unsure)

  • Any urgent cases which require immediate attention should be consulted with the Consultant in A&E/ Consultant on call and then discuss with the Glaucoma Fellow if required to be seen in the service.

  • Any urgent cases during the weekend should be treated with the advice of the on call consultant & then discussed with the available fellow Monday Morning.

  • Please do not send any referral to the glaucoma service, to the secretaries. Please ensure they are placed in the Glaucoma Basket.

  • A rota for the available Glaucoma Fellow for advice (09.00 -17.00) will be available at the pre triage desk in A&E.

W/C 14.2.22: Mr Ahmad Elsahn

W/C 21.2.22: Ms Fizza Mushtaq

W/C 28.2.22: Mr Sartaj Sandhu

W/C 7.3.22:  Mr Dickson Wong

W/C 14.3.22: Mr Ahmad Elsahn

W/C 21.3.22: Ms Fizza Mushtaq

W/C 28.3.22: Mr Sartaj Sandhu

Relevant Guidelines:

Acute angle closure glaucoma

Neovascular glaucoma