Urgent Care

How to manage ocular emergencies in the optometric office. By Richard Mangan, OD

Managing a Cat-tastrophe

A bacterial infection transferred from a pet can lead to urgent eye issues.
02/15/2017

A Cut Above the Rest

Distinguish yourself by mastering the evaluation and management techniques of eyelid lacerations.
12/15/2016

Preventing a Total Melt Down

Keratolysis is a significant complication that demands immediate attention. Here’s a primer on monitoring and treating it.
10/15/2016

Combating Bacterial Keratitis

You can neutralize these sight-threatening infections with prompt diagnosis and aggressive therapy.
08/15/2016

Angle Closure: A Bad Connection

When a patient’s iris and lens connect, trouble emerges.
06/15/2016

Urgent Flashes and Floaters

These pesky symptoms can have dire consequences.
04/15/2016

Put a Lid on Preseptal Cellulitis

How to distinguish potentially life-threatening infections.
02/15/2016

War Paint

Sports can be all fun and games until someone winds up with ocular trauma.
11/30/2015

Neovascular Glaucoma Stages

Depending on the presentation, this diagnosis may be cause for urgent concern.
10/01/2015

Is HELP on the Way?

Knowing the signs of infection can help minimize the risk of blebitis progressing to bleb-related endophthalmitis after glaucoma filtering surgery.
08/15/2015

Upcoming Events

March 24-26, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 20-23, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care & OCCRS Joint Meeting
Location: San Diego Marriot Del Mar, San Diego, CA
Up to 28 CE credits (COPE approved)
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June 8-11, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club, Orlando, FL
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 18 CE credits (COPE approved)
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