Glaucoma co-management at Bristol Eye Hospital: Translating clinical research into practice

1 August 2008
Volume 09, Issue 3

Results and analysis of a randomised controlled trial of an alternative model of glaucoma care by optometrists.

Introduction 

This paper describes how the evidence provided by a randomised controlled trial of an alternative model of glaucoma care by optometrists underpinned changes to local glaucoma care delivery involving HES optometrists in Bristol Eye Hospital, a large specialist eye hospital in the south-west of England. This will be set against the backdrop of the challenges of glaucoma care provision in the UK at the present time.

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