Retina Dilemmas

Each installment in this column will describe a clinical dilemma common in retina care and will share the protocols and rationale of two optometrists who work in retina clinics. By Diana Schechtman, OD, and Jay M. Haynie, OD

DR: See Something? Say Something

Now that treatment can slow progression and even reverse severity, optometrists can get at-risk patients into a regimen sooner.
04/15/2019

Serous Business

CSR can be treated a number of different ways—but should it be?
02/15/2019

RAO: Keep Calm and Refer On

Blockages are an emergency, but some in-office therapies might help if you see patients in time.
10/15/2018

Peel Back the Layers

Managing patients with an epiretinal membrane often requires patience—and knowing when the time is right to refer.
08/15/2018

Clear the Air—and the Vitreous

PPV for floaters is controversial. But maybe it’s time to take a closer look at this management strategy.
06/15/2018

Hold ’em or Fold ’em?

Better treatment options for DME give us more flexibility, but also more responsibility. We need to use anti-VEGF prudently—if at all.
04/15/2018

A Bad Break-up

When the vitreous and retina don’t separate fully, macular traction can be problematic—or benign. How, and when, to manage?
02/15/2018

Upcoming Events

May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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