Diagnostic Quiz

Can you discern the causes of these unusual clinical presentations? By Andrew S. Gurwood, OD

A Suspicious Freckle

Findings in a 59-year-old hypertensive patient’s right eye may explain his blurry vision. How would approach diagnosis?
06/15/2017

Ain’t It the Pits?

A 74-year-old black male reported to the office with a chief complaint of blurry vision and a black spot in his left eye’s field of vision.
05/15/2017

Bullseye

A 57-year-old reports following blunt trauma to his left eye caused by a falling 2x4. How would you approach diagnosis?
04/15/2017

A Sticky Situation

A 25-year-old presents to the office complaining of a red, irritated right eye. How would you approach diagnosis?
03/15/2017

Red-eyed and Blue

A patient presents with pain in her left eye for one week. Could an experiment involving the installation of electrodes to her left eye be the culprit?
02/15/2017

Spotty History

A 65-year-old male presents with blurry vision in his left eye, which he has had for two months.
01/15/2017

Getting Off Track

An 11-year-old with some blur in his left eye presents for his first eye exam.
12/15/2016

More Than Just Foggy Glasses

Blurred vision and no known previous ocular or systemic history—a tough case.
11/15/2016

Vision Going Down the Drain

Dimmed vision in her left eye for a week, what's the diagnosis?
10/15/2016

An Eye for Flare

A patient has pain, redness and photophobia in both of her eyes, but the discomfort in the left eye is unbearable.
09/15/2016

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