Clinical Quandaries

Advice on how to handle tricky clinical dilemmas, especially involving comanagement with ophthalmology or another specialty. Edited by Paul C. Ajamian, OD

Put It On Ice

Single out a myasthenia gravis diagnosis with this quick and easy test.
09/15/2020

Curtain Call

Understanding a vision loss patient’s symptoms clearly will help identify TIA.
08/15/2020

An Optic Neuritis Outlier

This condition, as well as MS, can still affect patients outside the typical age demographic.
07/15/2020

COVID Collateral

Digging into an anxious patient’s history and medication use often reveals the answer.
06/15/2020

Slice of Life

Keep calm when dealing with conjunctival lacerations and be mindful of the extent of the damage.
05/15/2020

In the Red Zone

Treating episcleritis involves a thorough review of systems for any underlying diseases.
04/15/2020

Chew on This

A dental abscess may be the cause of a patient’s preseptal or orbital cellulitis.
03/15/2020

Late to the Party

Prompt diagnosis and aggressive management of late-onset DLK guarantee optimal outcomes.
02/15/2020

On the Spot

Treating corneal ulcers and infiltrates starts with a careful understanding of their differences.
01/15/2020

No View, No Problem

A 30D lens can improve your BIO exam, especially for scleral depression.
12/15/2019

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