An in-depth discussion on taking an ophthalmic history, specifically in a new patient suspected for glaucoma. The proforma allows support staff to obtain all salient history and enables the physician to formulate a management plan tailored to the patient's needs.
Ophthalmic History Part 1
Freda Sii is the Senior Glaucoma Fellow at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and is part of the Supra-regional Complex Glaucoma Team. She is also part of the 'ReGAE' (Research into Glaucoma And Ethnicity) team led by Professor Peter Shah. The 'ReGAE' project is a multi-phase, multi-disciplinary and ethnically-sensitive project which aims to prevent avoidable glaucoma blindness in the diverse ethnic populations in Birmingham and the UK. She has worked as part of the charity “Sight for East Africa” in Tanzania to assess ways of helping to develop glaucoma resources.