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.
02/15/2024

When a Routine Choroidal Nevus is Not

The occasional offhand comment about such a finding can prove disastrous if ignored.
01/15/2024

Maybe Too Thin?

A fashion model on Plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis unexpectedly develops toxic maculopathy.
12/15/2023

Diagnose Amblyopia with Caution

Reduced monocular vision without an amblyogenic factor should not be ignored.
11/15/2023

ER Referral Goes Awry

Can your correct diagnosis be ignored and result in blindness?
10/11/2023

Stuck on Third

Getting the correct diagnosis is like a triple in baseball; it doesn’t always score a run.
09/15/2023

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.
08/15/2023

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.
07/15/2023

OCD Pays Off

Few patients keep a health diary, but such recordings may benefit your surviving family members and loved ones.
06/15/2023

Lurking in the Shadows

Would you refer for supplemental testing under these circumstances?
05/15/2023

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February 28, 2024

The Anti-evaporative Piece of the Dry Eye Rx Eye Drop Puzzle
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse
Presenter: Paul M. Karpecki, OD
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February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
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