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    Course Summary:

    Dr Ian Coulson & Ian Wallwork (15:00)

    In this interview, we look at the adverse ocular side effects of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are anti-malarial medications used to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Here, Ian Wallwork talks to consultant dermatologist Dr Ian Coulson to remind us how optometrists can play a role in monitoring and detecting these ocular side-effects, before moving on to consider the optometrist’s duty of care with regard to adnexal and facial skin lesions.

    First published in DOCET OQ91 (2014).

    • 6.1.1 Understand the management of a range of malignant neoplastic disorders of the skin and adnexal tissue. 

      6.1.15 Understand the ocular effects of anti-malarial drugs and how to screen for them.

      Audio track (~15 mins)