Urgent Care

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

With Disc Edemas, Act Fast

Treatment is dependent upon the cause of the issue. It’s on you to identify it.
03/15/2020

Failure is Not an Option

When a corneal graft is compromised, you need to take swift action to save this vulnerable tissue from total loss.
01/15/2020

Find Infectious Keratitis’s Root

Treatment is dependent upon the cause of the issue. It’s on you to identify it.
11/15/2019

A Diagnosis Made in a Flash

Visual disturbances can stem from a broad range of etiologies. Learn to tell the urgent apart from the mundane.
07/15/2019

Getting Hosed

Blunt trauma can leave major damage. But optometrists can learn to treat and monitor to minimize long-term issues.
05/16/2019

A Stroke of Bad Luck

By the time you see this, it may be too late to save vision, but your responsibility doesn’t end there.
03/15/2019

Anaphylaxis in Your Exam Lane

When a patient is gasping for air, will you be prepared?
01/15/2019

Hydrops it Like it’s Hot

If you can quickly resolve edema in these cases, you’ll reduce the need for a transplant.
11/20/2018

The Many Hats of Herpes

This virus can present in a variety of ways. Here, we enumerate them.
09/15/2018

A Bloody Mess

A game of racquetball goes wrong when a player winds up with a case of traumatic hyphema.
07/15/2018

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