Urgent Care

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

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

Put a Lid on Preseptal Cellulitis

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

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October 6-7, 2017

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C
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November 3-5, 2017

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care
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Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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December 1-2, 2017

Retina Update 2017
Location: Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim, CA
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
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