Review of Systems

Exploring the link between systemic disease and the eye. By Carlo J. Pelino, OD, and Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD

A Paralyzing Etiology

Patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome face significant systemic and ocular complications, including optic disc edema.
05/15/2019

CMV: Old Foe, New Victims

Immunocompromised patients aren’t the only ones at risk from cytomegalovirus.
03/15/2019

All Vessels, Great and Small

In vasculitis, inflammation can lead to serious problems in multiple body systems, including the eye.
01/15/2019

ION: Low Pressure, High Risk

Infarction of the optic nerve has many systemic implications to guard against.
11/20/2018

There’s a Killer on the Loose

Patient history and visual field testing can help ODs catch cases of glioblastoma multiforme before it’s too late.
09/15/2018

Don’t Berry this Clinical Finding

Retinal astrocytic hamartomas are the most common ocular finding in tuberous sclerosis complex.
07/15/2018

The Dusky Side of Hypertension

Although uncommon, pheochromocytoma may present with ophthalmic signs.
05/15/2018

A Rare Syndrome in Your Chair

Some patients with flu-like symptoms and subretinal inflammation may actually have APMPPE, a disease of the eye with neurological and other systemic manifestations.
03/15/2018

Streaks of Concern

Although uncommon, angioid streaks often have a systemic cause and warrant prompt attention.
01/15/2018

Jaundice and the Eyes

Optometrists may be the first to notice icterus, a harbinger of systemic concerns.
11/15/2017

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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