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Wet age-related macular degeneration: case study

Advance your knowledge of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in older adults in the developed world.

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How to support patients with sight loss in pharmacy

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More than two million people are affected by sight loss across the UK, which may impact on their ability to use and take their medicines correctly and safely. Here, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, Medicines Use and Safety team and Moorfields Eye Hospital provide advice and recommendations for pharmacy to provide appropriate support for people with sight loss.

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Eye disorders: understanding the causes, symptoms and management

By Alison Brown, Brian Addison

Patients often visit community pharmacy with eye complaints, and pharmacists are well placed to advise them. Boost your knowledge of the pathology, signs and treatment of common eye conditions, such as conjunctivitis and blepharitis.

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UK gets first Sjögren's syndrome guidelines

The British Society of Rheumatology has published the first UK clinical guidelines for adults with primary Sjögren’s syndrome

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Topical drug dosage forms for eye conditions

Pharmacists managing localised eye problems should be aware of the dosage froms that can be administered topically to the eye — solutions, suspensions and ointments — and their advantages, disadvantages, and considerations for use.

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