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laser eye surgery

Refractive Surgery

Recognising patient concerns regarding laser eye surgery, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has brought together leading refractive surgeons including RCOphth Council officers, in the Refractive Surgery Standards Working Group (RSSWG). As the RCOphth advocates statutory regulation for refractive surgery as a long-term solution, the purpose of the RSSWG is to review guidance, advertising & marketing guidelines

RCOphth Consultation on Professional Standards in Refractive Surgery

This consultation is now closed: 5 October 2016 The College has been working with some of the UK’s leading refractive surgeons, RCOphth Council members and patient and optometry representation to develop improved standards for the practice of refractive surgery in the UK. We have produced a series of consultations on the outputs of the Group

Refraction Certificate

Introduction The Refraction Certificate Examination is designed to assess the following practical skills from the curriculum for ophthalmic specialty training, which can be viewed in detail at: http://curriculum.rcophth.ac.uk/: CA2 Assess vision CA7 Perform a cover test and assess ocular motility PM1 To formulate and agree with the patient a management plan based upon clinical assessment and