If optometry examination normal, unlikely to be ophthalmic

  • Management:

- Exclude refractive error and Giant cell arteritis

  • Where to refer:

- Refer as indicated by optometry findings


(Please note optometrists are not required to have urgent appointments available.  NHS eye tests are not a universal entitlement in England, some patients will have to pay for their eye test privately.  More information on eligibility of NHS-funded sight tests is available here)


Date reviewed                     07/08/2019

Next review due                  07/08/2020

Sifter name                         Dr Rebecca Harling

Contributor                       Mr William Westlake



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