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 

Puppy Love Blindness

The rare case of red eye that does not respond to treatment can have a disastrous outcome.

Flashes? Think Beyond the Retina

Limiting your exam of a patient who presents with this complaint can prove to be disastrous.

Bad History, Bad Patient, Bad Bug

A misdiagnosis can cause a vision-threatening complication exacerbated by a noncompliant patient.

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.

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June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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