September 15, 2020

Features

Annual Technology Report

Glaucoma: How to Build a Better Baseline

With these tips, tricks and tests in mind, you’ll be providing more comprehensive patient care in no time

Is OCT-A Right For My Practice?

This new imaging device may be a part of your diagnostic toolkit in the near future. Here’s why.

The Many Uses of Orbital Ultrasonography

This tried-and-true tool can help you evaluate far more than axial length. Here’s what else it can do.

Cornea

Corneal Dystrophies Front to Back

This stepwise approach can help you diagnose and manage these conditions.

Practice Management

Tighten Your Testing Protocols to Pass an Audit

Be scrupulous in your choices and make sure you document what’s medically necessary.

Retina

Can We Pre-empt Damage from Retinal Detachment?

Learn to spot the warning signs and how to counsel at-risk patients to act quickly before their condition worsens.

The Larry Alexander Resident Case Report Contest: A Rare Case of Nevus of Ota

This Caucasian patient with primary choroidal melanoma presented with a surprising underlying diagnosis.

Departments

Chairside

Whatever Floats Your Goat

I’ve seen a lot in 41 years of practice. This week, I added one more to my misadventures in optometry.

Clinical Quandaries

Put It On Ice

Single out a myasthenia gravis diagnosis with this quick and easy test.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

More Than Meets The Eye

Even though there are no upfront contraindications, proceed with caution when transplanting from tissues with pseudoexfoliation syndrome.

Diagnostic Quiz

A Tough Break

A physical altercation left this patient with internal injuries requiring urgent attention.

Ocular Surface Review

Dry Eye: The Nose Knows

Neurostimulation is becoming a viable treatment option for patients who have exhausted their options.

Outlook

Abort, Retry, Fail?

Telehealth isn’t exactly a rousing success yet in optometry. Will it ever be?

Retina Quiz

Check for Elevation

Imaging technology can help determine whether a lesion is benign or malignant.

The Essentials

The Gang’s (Not) All Here

RGC death is the hallmark of glaucomatous damage—and it can now be captured with OCT.

Through My Eyes

Finding the Balance

When it comes to contact lenses, prizing convenience over health is a recipe for disaster.

Urgent Care

It Might Be a Giant

Recognizing these signs and symptoms immediately is critical to getting your patients the help they need.