Urgent Care

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

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

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

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