Risk Management

Dilating Drops: Patient Safety and Liability Risks

Dilating drops are used on countless patients daily during diagnostic examinations and surgical procedures. They are essential in order to obtain an adequate view of the retina and fundus. Indeed, failure to perform a thorough examination of the eye could lead to significant patient harm such as delay in diagnosis or failure to diagnose, as well as surgical complications due to poor visibility.

See OMIC’s  risk management recommendation guide below.

Dilating Drops

Dilating DropsDiscuss Potential Side Effects of Eye Drops

Information Regarding Dilating Eye Drops (for the patient) 

Making Your Office Safe

Case Study – Patient Slip and Fall Following Dilation

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