A young patient experiences vision problems without pain. Can you identify the cause?
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Vision loss and ocular pain are clues to prompt you to ask about a history of heart disease. So, what’s the diagnosis?
After more than 20 years, is it even remotely possible to restore the visual acuity in our patient’s right eye?
With the move to 27-gauge surgery, retinal specialists continue to push the limits of instrument miniaturization in the quest for safer and more precise outcomes.
To improve their care, optometrists have OCTs, digital cameras and automated refraction systems on their wish lists right now.
A Little More Than a Headache
Thyroid eye disease is complex and confounding. This comprehensive review connects the pathophysiology to its clinical presentation.
Eylea provides a longer duration of effect for diabetic macular edema patients than other anti-VEGF options.
Our patient presented with a fairly obvious macular pathology. But, what management protocol is most appropriate for her?
A 22-year-old white male presented with a chief complaint of decreased vision, which had progressively worsened during the past two years. How would you manage the patient?
For anti-VEGF treatment of AMD, monthly frequency and ranibizumab treatment were associated with a higher risk of geographic atrophy.
This patient returned after uncomplicated cataract surgery with an unexpected "correction" to his glaucoma. How did this happen?
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This patient reported rapid vision loss in her left eye. We noted a lesion and white dots in the affected macula. What's the diagnosis?
The majority of anemias, hemoglobinopathies and hematological malignancies have retinal manifestations. Here's what you need to know when you see one.
Can Plaquenil macular toxicity continue to progress long after the patient stops taking the drug?
High blood pressure remains a major health issue worldwide, with profound-and often silent-multisystemic effects.
A specific protein, TDP-43, depletes before neurodegeneration occurs.
This patient presented with an unidentified lesion in her left eye. Is it likely to turn malignant?
In some instances, properly medicating a patient may lead to other problems.
A 54-year-old female patient has vision loss and bleeding in her left eye. What is your diagnosis?
If you suspect central serous, forget Type A personality. Instead, ask about steroids for arthritis, asthma, tennis elbow—even hemorrhoids.
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This patient’s ocular history was extensive and downright perplexing. Could a cataract complication somehow affect his posterior pole?
Amyloid-beta, a key player in Alzheimer's, can be found during eye exams.
This patient presented with a lifelong history of poor visual acuity in both eyes and abnormally light skin pigmentation.
This glaucoma patient has vision loss in his left eye. What's wrong?
Chorioretinal conditions can mimic each other, resulting in diagnostic dilemmas.
How to put a reader's knowledge to practical use for your patients.
This HIV+ patient presented with markedly reduced vision in her right eye.
SD-OCT can diagnose MS and document its progression.
Will this study change the way you care for your patients with AMD?
This patient presented with significant blur and a posterior vitreous detachment in her right eye. What does this mean?
What should be included in the primary care optometrist’s diagnostic retinal
Primary care optometrists can detect, and even help patients avoid, a stroke.
From corneal transplant outcomes to the eagerly-awaited results of AREDS2.
Decreased distance vision and a suspected diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.
It’s an exciting time in the retina field, with some very intriguing discussions at ARVO 2013.
This patient was more than willing to undergo genetic testing. Find out why.
This patient presented with two conditions. One still requires treatment—but which treatment?
Our patient presented with blurred vision, floaters and poor night vision.
Our patient presented with transient blurry vision.
This HIV+ patient recently was hospitalized for cryptococcal meningitis. Did the infection damage his eyes?
This patient presented with decreased vision O.S. and a retinal complication O.D.
This HIV-positive patient presented with hand motion vision O.D.
Our patient presented for an updated Rx, but we uncovered a more serious problem.
Lucentis, Avastin or Eylea—what’s the difference?
Did this patient's cancer spread to her eyes?
An ophthalmic photographer handpicks his favorite photos of retinal diagnoses. Have you seen many of these?
Is there more to the story than ingrown eyelashes?
Pioneering work on retinal-vitreal treatments, genetics, sleep apnea and other topics.
This patient presented with 20/400 vision in his right eye. Can we help restore his sight?
Not all patients disclose necessary info to their eye care providers.
This patient exhibited multiple pigmented lesions in both maculae.