April 2022: Case on completing reports and occupational forms

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Case on completing reports and occupational forms

A patient called the practice asking me to complete a form for their employer stating their current visual acuity at distance and near and colour vision. I last examined their eyes eight months ago and I recommended a two-yearly recall interval. Can I use the results from that eye examination, or should I complete a new examination every time I complete an occupational form?

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