Common Goals, New Directions
Over the years, sharing care between ophthalmologists and optometrists has become the accepted standard – to the benefit of patients. But the process has not yet finished...
Niall Patton | | Longer Read
In my experience, the relationship between the ophthalmologist and the optometrist has evolved over the years. Since I began working in an NHS practice at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2008, specializing in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery, I have noticed that the care of the patient is seen very much as being in the hands of both: a shared care. Prior to this, the ophthalmologist would manage almost everything, from the pathology to the post-operative visits, before discharging them back to the optometrist. Now, I feel there is a much stronger relationship – more of a team approach.
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