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Angle-closure Glaucoma: Are You Ready?

Because most optometrists will see an angle-closure attack similar to this at some point, an understanding of the current thinking in the management of narrow-angle and angle-closure glaucoma and how optometrists are poised to stabilize and manage these patients is vital. 
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Eye on the Ball

We consider the challenge of providing excellent vision care to be vital for all of our patients. But in athletes, the stakes are especially high: their performance in the chair often correlates directly with their performance on the field. And in dangerous contact sports, sharp vision can keep them free of injury or incident. Sports vision cases are illuminating in helping us understand the unique challenges athletes face and teach us valuable lessons applicable to everyone. 
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When Your Patient’s Expecting

Q: I just diagnosed early open angle glaucoma in a 34-year-old patient who is six months pregnant. What are my options on drops, and does anything change after she has the baby and begins nursing?
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Technical Difficulties

There’s nothing wrong with offering elective services or out-of-pocket charges. Many patients are happy to pay top dollar for high-fashion eyewear, multifocal contact lenses, “spa-like” dry eye treatments and other lifestyle enhancements. But when an optional fee concerns diagnostic data, it’s harder for patients to gauge the value on their own, especially if the handouts imply a possible missed diagnosis for those who decline the test. They need personal attention, not form letters.
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Look Inside The Current Issue

October 15, 2016


Angle-closure Glaucoma: Are You Ready?

Diagnosing and managing these challenging cases is inevitable. Be prepared with these clinical pearls.

Controversies in Glaucoma Care

In optometry, it's always debate season. This article looks at some hot topic issues and challenges conventional wisdom.

Managing the Post-op Glaucoma Patient

As minimally invasive surgeries and laser procedures become more commonplace, learn the basics to stay ahead of the comanagement curve.

Spotlight on Demodex: Eliminating the Mite-y Menace

The oft overlooked Demodex diagnosis is elemental to setting patients on the path to relief, if you know what to look for.

Zoom in on Gonioscopy

Studies show too few doctors perform this simple and valuable procedure.


20 Tips to Think Through

My mind wanders when faced with a big decision. Here’s where it goes, and what it has learned.

Adenoviral Dominos

When doctor becomes patient, how do we mitigate infectious interactions?

Eye on the Ball

When an athlete presents with significant refractive error, how do we bring his vision up to par?

Feeling the Pressure

Understand the when and why of diagnostic testing in glaucoma.

Letters to the Editor

Readers react to our 125th anniversary issue and raise interesting points about ocular nutrition and dilated fundus exams.

News Review

Drug Delivery | Vision Expo | Astigmatism | Pediatric Eye Care

Out, Damned Spot

A young female patient noted missing vision. What do you make of her presentation and test results?

Preventing a Total Melt Down

Keratolysis is a significant complication that demands immediate attention. Here’s a primer on monitoring and treating it.

Product Review

OCTA | Slit Lamp Imaging | Confocal Scanner Autofluorescence

Rethinking the Ratio

Our reliance on cup-to-disc measurements may become a thing of the past once new imaging techniques come to market.

Say Goodbye to Readers

Your presbyopes looking for something better than monovision should consider the Kamra corneal inlay.

Technical Difficulties

High-tech diagnostic screening tools only help if you prioritize education and attentiveness.

When Your Patient’s Expecting

Pregnancy changes things—especially IOP. But when an expectant mom has glaucoma, how to do you proceed before and after baby?

Where’s the Culture?

Practical recommendations for managing keratitis.


Practice Pearls

Expert clinician Paul Karpecki, OD, provides practical insights and management strategies for a wide array of ocular conditions.

RCCL e-News

A quick read of the best pearls from the current issue of Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, with links to full articles.

Optometric Retina Society E-Newsletter

Keep up to date on the latest research and clinical findings in retinal disease care with this quarterly publication from the ORS.

Optometric Physician E-Journal

A weekly e-journal edited by Art Epstein, OD, featuring incisive commentary, timely research summaries and late-breaking news.

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