Acute Red Eye - Stay calm and keep it simple

Nov 17, 2020, 09:00 AM
Most cases of acute red eye are due to fairly benign conditions such as conjunctivitis. However, a small proportion are more serious and require urgent treatment. This month, Michelle Hanratty and consultant ophthalmologist David Lockington discuss the challenges of differentiating between the two. Plus, optometrist Robert Longhurst talks about the rise of viral conjunctivitis as COVID reached the UK earlier this year. 
 
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