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Cataract shared decision making tool

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has collaborated with Right Care on a Shared Decision Making Aid to help inform patients about cataracts and treatment options.The new online  tool is accessible on the Shared Decision Making website. The Patient Decision Aids have associated Apps, with versions for Android and Apple devices. Patients can download them from

Eye health professionals raise alarm over reports of growing number of patients denied cataract surgery

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, College of Optometrists, OpticalConfederation and Local Optical Committee Support Unit issue joint statement London, 13 August 2012 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has expressed its concern over reports that patients in more than half of PCTs in England are being denied cataract surgery unless their ability to read the optometrists’ test