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Her Vision is on the Bubble  1/15/2015

How would you approach this case?
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This Eye is Choking  1/15/2015

Vision loss and ocular pain are clues to prompt you to ask about a history of heart disease. So, what’s the diagnosis?


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Two Decades of Poor Vision  1/15/2015

After more than 20 years, is it even remotely possible to restore the visual acuity in our patient’s right eye? 


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Size Matters  12/16/2014

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.

 

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Technology Survey: What You Have Your Eyes On  12/15/2014

To improve their care, optometrists have OCTs, digital cameras and automated refraction systems on their wish lists right now. 

 

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A Little More Than a Headache  11/15/2014

A Little More Than a Headache
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Hormones and Ocular Health  11/15/2014

Thyroid eye disease is complex and confounding. This comprehensive review connects the pathophysiology to its clinical presentation.
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VEGF Trap-eye Snares DME  11/15/2014

Eylea provides a longer duration of effect for diabetic macular edema patients than other anti-VEGF options.
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You Deserve Special Treatment  11/15/2014

Our patient presented with a fairly obvious macular pathology. But, what management protocol is most appropriate for her?
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Is There 'Juvenile AMD?'  10/15/2014

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?
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Look What the CATT Dragged In  10/15/2014

For anti-VEGF treatment of AMD, monthly frequency and ranibizumab treatment were associated with a higher risk of geographic atrophy.
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Not What the Doctor Ordered  10/15/2014

This patient returned after uncomplicated cataract surgery with an unexpected "correction" to his glaucoma. How did this happen?
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Product Review  10/15/2014

A look at some of the latest product offerings in eye care.

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Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage  10/15/2014

Stem Cells to Reverse AMD Damage
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The Eye is Dotted  10/15/2014

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?
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When the Retina Reveals a Blood Disorder  10/15/2014

The majority of anemias, hemoglobinopathies and hematological malignancies have retinal manifestations. Here's what you need to know when you see one.
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Is Damage Still Occurring?  9/15/2014

Can Plaquenil macular toxicity continue to progress long after the patient stops taking the drug?
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Essentials of Hypertension  9/15/2014

High blood pressure remains a major health issue worldwide, with profound-and often silent-multisystemic effects.
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Retinal Changes Predict Dementia  9/15/2014

A specific protein, TDP-43, depletes before neurodegeneration occurs.
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Significant Growth Potential?  9/15/2014

This patient presented with an unidentified lesion in her left eye. Is it likely to turn malignant?
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Treatment or Disease?  9/15/2014

In some instances, properly medicating a patient may lead to other problems.
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You Ain't Got Time to Bleed  9/15/2014

A 54-year-old female patient has vision loss and bleeding in her left eye. What is your diagnosis?
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Ask About Steroids, Not Stress  8/15/2014

If you suspect central serous, forget Type A personality. Instead, ask about steroids for arthritis, asthma, tennis elbow—even hemorrhoids.
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In The News  8/15/2014

The latest industry news.
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More Questions Than Answers  8/15/2014

This patient’s ocular history was extensive and downright perplexing. Could a cataract complication somehow affect his posterior pole?
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Techniques Detect Early Alzheimer's in the Eye  8/15/2014

Amyloid-beta, a key player in Alzheimer's, can be found during eye exams.
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Pale in Comparison  7/15/2014

This patient presented with a lifelong history of poor visual acuity in both eyes and abnormally light skin pigmentation. 
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A Two-Year Hiatus  1/15/2014

This glaucoma patient has vision loss in his left eye. What's wrong?
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Tricky Retinal Masqueraders: Unmasked!  1/15/2014

Chorioretinal conditions can mimic each other, resulting in diagnostic dilemmas.
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Diabetic Eye Disease: Lessons from a Telemedicine Reader  12/15/2013

How to put a reader's knowledge to practical use for your patients.
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A Chilling Presentation  9/15/2013

This HIV+ patient presented with markedly reduced vision in her right eye.


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MS and the Retina  9/15/2013

SD-OCT can diagnose MS and document its progression.

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Which is Better: AREDS 1 or 2?  6/16/2013

Will this study change the way you care for your patients with AMD?
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PVD Confirms the Worst  6/15/2013

This patient presented with significant blur and a posterior vitreous detachment in her right eye. What does this mean?

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Essential Elements of The Retinal Exam  6/15/2013

What should be included in the primary care optometrist’s diagnostic retinal
examination?

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Eye on Stroke Prevention  6/15/2013

Primary care optometrists can detect, and even help patients avoid, a stroke.

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14th Annual Report from ARVO  5/15/2013

From corneal transplant outcomes to the eagerly-awaited results of AREDS2.
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A Torturous Condition  5/15/2013

Decreased distance vision and a suspected diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.

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ARVO: Retina  5/15/2013

It’s an exciting time in the retina field, with some very intriguing discussions at ARVO 2013.

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A History of Bad Genes  3/15/2013

This patient was more than willing to undergo genetic testing. Find out why.

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Half Way There  2/15/2013

This patient presented with two conditions. One still requires treatment—but which treatment?
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Take Your Best Shot  1/15/2013

Our patient presented with blurred vision, floaters and poor night vision.

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A Familiar Problem?  12/17/2012

Our patient presented with transient blurry vision.

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Fungal Meningitis a Factor?  11/19/2012

This HIV+ patient recently was hospitalized for cryptococcal meningitis. Did the infection damage his eyes?
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Which is Worse?  10/15/2012

This patient presented with decreased vision O.S. and a retinal complication O.D.
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An Underlying Infection?  9/15/2012

This HIV-positive patient presented with hand motion vision O.D.

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Just a Simple Refraction?  8/15/2012

Our patient presented for an updated Rx, but we uncovered a more serious problem.

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Which Way to Go for Wet AMD?  8/15/2012

Lucentis, Avastin or Eylea—what’s the difference?

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Is This Metastasis?  7/15/2012

Did this patient's cancer spread to her eyes?

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My Favorite Retinal Photos  6/15/2012

An ophthalmic photographer handpicks his favorite photos of retinal diagnoses. Have you seen many of these?
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Not Just Trichiasis?  6/15/2012

Is there more to the story than ingrown eyelashes?

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ARVO: Retina  5/15/2012

Pioneering work on retinal-vitreal treatments, genetics, sleep apnea and other topics.  


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One Eye's Better Than None  5/15/2012

This patient presented with 20/400 vision in his right eye. Can we help restore his sight?
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Medical History is Critical  4/16/2012

Not all patients disclose necessary info to their eye care providers.

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A ‘Grizzly’ Presentation  3/15/2012

This patient exhibited multiple pigmented lesions in both maculae.

Optometric Retina Society

Optometric Retina Society Newsletter aims to provide clinical updates in retinal disease for primary care optometrists. As part of this mission, the ORS organizes both annual meetings and a quarterly e-newsletter, through which the latest research and clinical findings are presented to attendees and readers.

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Optometric Glaucoma Society Newsletter strives to promote excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma through professional education and scientific investigation. Its objectives are to promote the education of health care professionals, to promote glaucoma research, to make this information accessible to health care professionals and the public, and to establish collaboration with other professional organizations.

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Optometric Physician Newsletter is a weekly e-journal edited by Art Epstein, O.D. It began in 2001 and discusses current optometric issues, research and industry news.

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