Table 2

Common presentations in a cohort of patients not requiring referral to A&E for face-to-face review

Presenting featureConsultations, n (%)
Red eye with no red flag features64 (24.6)
Chalazia33 (12.7)
Itchy eyes15 (5.7)
Preseptal cellulitis with no orbital involvement12 (4.6)
Acute anterior uveitis flare (prescription via general practitioner)18 (6.9)
Existing problem—review/reassurance30 (11.5)
Other88 (33.8)
Total260 (100)
  • A&E, accident and emergency department.