Table 7

The eight most common interventions accounted for the treatment of 121 patients

Primary diagnosisPrimary interventionNo of patientsLevel of evidence
Acute posterior vitreous detachment/floatersSubsequent reassessment26Retrospective study
External eye foreign body/rust ringRemoval of foreign body20RCT
ChalazionIncision and curettage19RCT
Infective conjunctivitisTopical antibiotics19Systematic review
Subconjunctival haemorrhageMeasurement of blood pressure13Prospective study
Exposed/loosened corneal suturesRemoval of corneal sutures10Prospective study
Anterior uveitisTopical steroid7RCT
Corneal abrasionEye patching7No evidence