External clinical guidelines
The aims of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is to educate and train medical practitioners in the science and practice of ophthalmology and to set and maintain standards. The following guidelines, published by other organisations, are relevant to ophthalmologists and those working in the ophthalmic sector.
We welcome suggestions for other suitable guidelines relevant to the specialty. These will be submitted to the Scientific Committee for assessment. Please send your suggestions to email@example.com
|Guidelines on the management of cataracts in adults||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||26 October 2017|
|Corneal Conditions||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|Eye conditions: general and other||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|Glaucoma||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|Macular degeneration||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|Macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|Refractive errors including astigmatism, myopia and presbyopia||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence||Various|
|UK guidelines for the management of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis 2016.||Creamer D, Walsh SA , Dziewulski P, Exton LS, Lee HY, Dart JKG, Setterfield J, Bunker CB, Ardern-Jones MR, Watson KMT, Wong GAE, Philippidou M, Vercueil A, Martin RV, Williams G, Shah M, Brown D, Williams P, Mohd Mustapa MF, Smith CH.||British Journal of Dermatology and Journal of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Br J Dermatol 2016; 174: 1194-1227
|Management of patients with Grave’ orbitopathy: initial assessment, management outside specialised centres and referrral pathways (Thyroid Eye Disease guide)||Petros Perros, Colin M Dayan, A Jane Dickinson, Daniel Ezra, Stephanie Estcourt, Peter Foley, Janis Hickey, John H Lazarus, Caroline J MacEwen, Julie McLaren, Geoffrey E Rose, Jimmy Uddin, Bijay Vaidya||TEAMeD with support by the Royal College of Physicians as part of the College’s “Concise Guidance” series.||April 2015|