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Primary eye care for the general practitioner

V Thunström

Abstract




This article outlines the clinical features and management of the basic eye conditions that every general practitioner should be able to diagnose and treat. These include ocular and adnexal conditions such as stye, conjunctivitis, blepharitis and preseptal cellulitis. The more severe conditions, such as dacryocystitis, corneal ulcer and orbital cellulites, also are presented, along with the criteria for specialist referral.

For full text, click here:SA Fam Pract 2006;48(7):27-32



http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786204.2006.10873424
AJOL African Journals Online