Clinical Quandaries

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

Stymied

A bacterial infection or retained punctal plug could be the cause of this patient’s epiphora.
03/15/2021

Blowing in the Wind

The case of a mysterious irritated eye can be solved with some targeted questions.
02/15/2021

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

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