How to Write Informative Ophthalmology Referrals

This article will provide an overview of when registrants should make an ophthalmology referral and will offer some helpful tips on creating complete, good quality ophthalmology referrals. Clinicians are reminded that they should be familiar with national standards and guidance as well as locally agreed pathways, protocols and clinical thresholds.

Some of the referrals covered are:

- Cataract referrals

- Cornea/Conjunctiva referrals

- Diabetic Medical Retina referrals

- Glaucoma referrals

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