Urgent Care

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

A Cut Above the Rest

Distinguish yourself by mastering the evaluation and management techniques of eyelid lacerations.

Preventing a Total Melt Down

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

Combating Bacterial Keratitis

You can neutralize these sight-threatening infections with prompt diagnosis and aggressive therapy.

Angle Closure: A Bad Connection

When a patient’s iris and lens connect, trouble emerges.

Urgent Flashes and Floaters

These pesky symptoms can have dire consequences.

Put a Lid on Preseptal Cellulitis

How to distinguish potentially life-threatening infections.

War Paint

Sports can be all fun and games until someone winds up with ocular trauma.

Neovascular Glaucoma Stages

Depending on the presentation, this diagnosis may be cause for urgent concern.

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.

Doin’ the Dilation Lag

Patients with emergency presentations may not recognize the signs of Horner’s syndrome, but you can, using these clinical pearls.

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