Standards & Guidance

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists develops high quality resources including clinical guidelines, commissioning guidance and recommendations to maintain standards of patient care.

Commissioning Guidance - Age Related Macular Degeneration Services

This guidance is intended for use by commissioners, providers, social care, and users of the AMD services, including their families and carers. The guidance sets out the principles and recommended minimum standards of care for AMD to decrease variations of care across AMD services in England and Wales. This is based on best practice, the latest available evidence and is in line with published NICE guidance including NG 82 and associated Technology Appraisals