Clinical Quandaries

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

Give It a Shot

A new treatment for early dry AMD can slow lesion progression. This elevates the role of the OD in disease detection.

MOG Leads to Fog

Sudden vision loss requires a timely workup and a decisive plan.

TECS Book Case

An expansion of basic eyecare services can especially benefit those far away from medical centers.

Detective Work

Deeper questions can uncover underlying systemic conditions.

Not Cut and Dry

Optometrists must continue to discuss the risk of conversion with patients in the early stages of AMD.

Little Jack Horner

Calmly assess the possible underlying causes of this condition.

A Hiccup or a Burp?

Some may hesitate, but this technique can provide immediate pressure lowering and symptomatic relief to the patient.

Valsalva Salvo

This type of retinopathy presents with dramatic preretinal hemorrhages and sudden, painless vision loss.

Giving Up the Ghost

Don’t provide a cataract referral without first considering corneal rehabilitation.

When to Dread the Red

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

Upcoming Events

June 13, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
Location: Virtual
Speaker: Ranjan Malhotra, MD, FACS, and Kelly Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO
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June 21, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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Speakers: Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO, and Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO
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June 22, 2023

All Eyes on Evaporation
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