Neuro Clinic

Learn to recognize the visual deficits and clinical signs that arise from neuro-ophthalmic trauma, tumors and diseases. By Michael Trottini, OD, and Michael DelGiodice, OD

Tonic Pupil? Loosen Up

Often, practitioners are alarmed by acute isolated dilated pupils. This need not be the case.
09/15/2017

Every Picture Tells a Story

Studies suggest imaging is fruitful in cases of isolated palsies, regardless of whether neurological symptoms are present.
07/15/2017

CRAO: A New Way to Go

Research emphasizes emergent referral for retinal artery occlusion suspects.
06/15/2017

Imaging for Unilateral Proptosis

Clinical findings alone won’t always be enough to make the diagnosis. Here’s advice on radiologic testing and what it may reveal.
04/15/2017

Seeing Halos, No Faith Needed

While temporal artery biopsies are the standard to confirm giant cell arteritis, sonography is a noninvasive alternative.
01/15/2017

More Than Meets the Eye

When a patient’s third nerve palsy resolves, the findings on follow up reveal panuveitis secondary to systemic disease.
11/15/2016

The Infection Connection

When herpes zoster causes 3rd nerve palsy, patients and practitioners suddenly have to deal with multiple issues.
09/15/2016

Seeking Sarcoidosis

Neuro-ophthalmic exam yields manifestations of systemic granulomatous disease.
05/15/2016

Heal the Burn

If you note proptosis, resistance to retropulsion and periobital burning, be on alert for compressive lesions like mucoceles.
03/15/2016

Ring The Alarm Bell’s

Incomplete eyelid closure secondary to left facial nerve paralysis reveals squamous cell carcinoma of the mandible.
01/15/2016

Upcoming Events

November 3-5, 2017

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 1-2, 2017

Retina Update 2017
Location: Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim, CA
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 15-16, 2017

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD & Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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