Table 5

Number, reason, and outcome of referrals to hospital from community optometrists by follow up visit

6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months Total referrals
No (%)
Number of referrals38453549167 ‚ÄČ(100.0)
Reason for referral
Fields2221 20 30 93 (55.7)
Intraocular pressure7 710 8 32 (19.2)
Cup disc ratio3 33312 (7.2)
More than one611 2 11 30 (18.0)
Changes confirmed30303031121 (72.5)
Treatment changed2422191277 (46.1)