Lissamine green – where have we been and where are we now?

McDonnell, Claire and Murphy, Orla and Cochrane, Arnold and Martin, Eilidh and Wolffsohn, James S. and Maldonado-Codina, Carole and Vianya-Estopa, Marta and Gibson, Emma and Dunning, Dean and Oehring, Daniela and Nagra, Manbir and Huntjens, Byki (2020) Lissamine green – where have we been and where are we now? Optometry in Practice, 21 (2). ISSN 1467-9051

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The General Optical Council has recently clarified the legal position for eye care practitioners wishing to use lissamine green dye for anterior eye examination. This paper reviews the history and current use of the dye in ocular examination. Though data are limited, the dye is found to be well tolerated by patients when used in strip form. Recommendations are made on the optimum use of the dye based on published research and its unique staining properties are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright - The College of Optometrists
Faculty: Faculty of Science & Engineering
Depositing User: Lisa Blanshard
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2020 11:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 18:53

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