Clinical Quandaries

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

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

The Undercover Cataract

Keep it simple, and take the entire exam into consideration when evaluating nuclear sclerosis.
11/15/2019

Eyes Wide Open

Eyelid surgery requires a conservative approach to avoid exposure keratitis.
10/15/2019

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August 25, 2020

The Future of Prism
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO and Dayna R. Hazlewood, OD 

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October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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October 4, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
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Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
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