Clinical Quandaries

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

Tonometry: To Dye For?

Even fundamental techniques deserve skepticism and reinvention.
04/15/2017

Getting Some Shut Eye

Complete ptosis can mean you’re dealing with a neurological issue. Get briefed on the work-up and what comes next.
03/15/2017

Got Milk?

A patient presents with bilateral vision loss and nothing obvious to explain it. What gives? It could be a milky nuclear sclerotic cataract.
02/15/2017

Cruisin’ to Heal a Bruisin’

When presented with ecchymosis, how thoroughly should you evaluate before you hand patients the frozen green beans and say, “rest up?”
01/15/2017

Haunted By History

A patient who sought a second opinion reveals telltale findings and a history of scleral buckle.
12/15/2016

Spotting the Risk: From RP to RD

When a post-op cataract patient experiences retinal detachment, is there a chance it was due to retinitis pigmentosa?
11/15/2016

When Your Patient’s Expecting

Pregnancy changes things—especially IOP. But when an expectant mom has glaucoma, how to do you proceed before and after baby?
10/15/2016

Keepin’ it Real

Intraoperative abberometry gives surgeons vital data in real time—while the patient is on the operating table—increasing accuracy.
09/15/2016

I’d Like to Place an Order

Optometrists have the right, and often the duty, to order labs and imaging. Do so with confidence.
06/15/2016

Uveitis: Go Big or Go Home

Don’t be afraid to knock it out from the get-go—or it may get back up to fight another round.
05/15/2016

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June 8-11, 2017

New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
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