You Be the Judge

Review malpractice cases and how the optometrist should prepare and anticipate certain outcomes. By Jerome Sherman, OD, and Sherry Bass, OD 

A Triad of Etiologies Complicates Diagnosis

Amblyopia can be supported by anisometropia and/or strabismus, but it does not rule out more serious etiologies.

When a Routine Choroidal Nevus is Not

The occasional offhand comment about such a finding can prove disastrous if ignored.

Maybe Too Thin?

A fashion model on Plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis unexpectedly develops toxic maculopathy.

Diagnose Amblyopia with Caution

Reduced monocular vision without an amblyogenic factor should not be ignored.

ER Referral Goes Awry

Can your correct diagnosis be ignored and result in blindness?

Stuck on Third

Getting the correct diagnosis is like a triple in baseball; it doesn’t always score a run.

Avoid Inattention to Anisometropia

A normal DFE in an infant may not rule out a retinal disorder that can result in blindness or even death.

Blue Eyes Save Lives

As the ciliary body is not observed during a routine eye exam, a melanoma is nearly never detected there until it may be too late.

OCD Pays Off

Few patients keep a health diary, but such recordings may benefit your surviving family members and loved ones.

Lurking in the Shadows

Would you refer for supplemental testing under these circumstances?

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The Anti-evaporative Piece of the Dry Eye Rx Eye Drop Puzzle
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