Clinical Quandaries

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

Near and Far

Cataract patients would like to know their options, and you’re the best person to inform them.
01/15/2021

Shield Your Eyes

An excessive amount of UV light can damage the corneal epithelium.
12/15/2020

Off to a Bad Start

The timing of surgical intervention for macula-off RD is debateable, and COVID could complicate things further.
11/15/2020

Red Herring

A potential misdiagnosis might bump the proper treatment for EKC off track.
10/15/2020

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

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