Sheffield Local Optometric Committee

Hydroxychloroquine

This is a drug used to manage Arthritis and connective tissue diseases, Rarely it may have an adverse affect on the macula. Patients on this medication should be examined as normal, without the need for an extended test. If a patient is sent to an optical practice by their doctor requesting a special test, please make a note from the patient of who is requesting the tests, and what those tests are, as this would constitute an enhanced service. Please contact the LOC Secretary or chairman if this happens, with the information [ making annonymous any patient details] .

Next Meeting:

Holiday Inn hotel,
Blonk St
Sheffield
S1 2AB

at 7.30 pm Tues 1st Aug

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