Clinical Quandaries

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

Playing the Field

Keep an open mind when dealing with tricky neuro cases.
08/15/2018

If It’s Not One Thing It’s Another

When a cataract patient presents with unexpected DME, the case becomes a balancing act. Here’s how to handle the situation.
06/15/2018

A Calculated Risk

Not every patient will succeed with presbyopic IOLs, but judicious patient selection and education can help you improve their chances.
05/15/2018

Taking the Floor on Fractures

When a mishap puts an orbital floor fracture in your chair, know how to look past the gore and devise a plan.
04/15/2018

Zoster or Imposter?

With a virus known to masquerade, a detailed history and full exam could be your only shot at an early diagnosis.
03/15/2018

Where’s the Degeneration?

A significant case of subretinal hemorrhaging leads one OD to a rare disease.
02/15/2018

Dry Eye Gone Awry

When you try every topical therapy in the book and still can’t get resolution, you may need a systemic agent—and an ally in another field.
01/15/2018

The Diagnosis Was a Flop

When a patient presents with an unresponsive, irritated eye, don’t head straight for the slit lamp.
12/15/2017

Red Alert

A routine conjunctivitis case could portend serious systemic illness.
11/15/2017

Getting the Lay of the Land

Before cataract surgery, detect problems and ensure proper calculations with corneal topography.
10/15/2017

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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