Clinical Quandaries

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

Giving Up the Ghost

Don’t provide a cataract referral without first considering corneal rehabilitation.
09/15/2022

When to Dread the Red

Sectoral injection may mean episcleritis, but scleritis should be on your differential as well.
08/15/2022

Two-for-one Deal

When encountering bilateral macular lesions, think about retinal dystrophies, but keep other conditions in mind.
07/15/2022

Cataracts in IMAX

An innovative new visual technology can benefit the surgeon in the OR.
06/15/2022

RP Prognostication

Genetic testing can provide patients better perspective on how to handle this heritable disease.
05/15/2022

Assuming the Worst

Careful observation and history taking is paramount when evaluating a swollen eyelid.
04/15/2022

Suspicious Sector

When confronted with this distinctive pattern of injection, episcleritis isn’t always the correct diagnosis.
03/15/2022

Secret Serum

Treating LASIK-induced dry eye requires restoration of the ocular surface.
02/15/2022

Shingle Repair

Chronic, debilitating pain following herpes zoster must be managed promptly.
01/15/2022

Keep it PG

These growths, seen in both children and adults, are often easily managed.
12/15/2021

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