Eye Essentials for Every Doctor

Eye Essentials for Every Doctor

By Anthony Pane, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Australia and Peter Simcock, MB, ChB, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, West of England Eye Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK


Introduction. Staying out of trouble with eyes. How to examine an eye patient. Visual loss. The red eye. Eye trauma. Turned eye/double vision. Abnormal appearance of the eyes or eyelids. Watery, itchy or gritty eyes. Other eye symptoms. Who needs screening for eye disease ? Basic eye procedures.