Urgent Care

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

A Nerve-racking Experience

The need to distinguish true papilledema from a benign anomaly puts our diagnostic skills to the test—while the clock is ticking.
10/15/2017

Wrenching Up the Socket

ODs can help patients with orbital fracture through prompt diagnosis, prophylactic treatment and timely referral.
08/15/2017

Coping with Rejection

Early recognition is the key to caring for patients with urgent corneal transplant issues.
06/15/2017

Find the Nerve to Fight Diplopia

When a patient’s double vision is caused by a cranial nerve palsy, ODs must act quickly.
04/15/2017

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

Upcoming Events

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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February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
Location:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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