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

Led Astray

A variable presentation can make myasthenia gravis tricky. This patient took several wrong turns before getting the right diagnosis.
09/15/2018

Missed Connections

A carotid cavernous fistula can present with a number of ocular findings—be ready to refer and follow.
06/15/2018

The Upside of a Drooping Lid

A series of noninvasive in-office diagnostic tests can take the “grave” out of myasthenia gravis.
03/15/2018

A Giant Problem Overlooked

Don’t always attribute new patient complaints to age—especially if it could be giant cell arteritis.
02/15/2018

A Second Helping

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension sometimes returns. When it does, here’s what to do.
11/15/2017

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

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 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 Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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