July 15, 2019

Features

Glaucoma

Is it Glaucoma, a Comorbidity or Both?

To care for patients with this sight-stealing disease, be aware of additional ocular or systemic issues.

The Ins and Outs of Pressure Gradients

Get a better understanding of the complex forces at work inside the eye.

Pediatrics

Managing Vision Disorders in Children

These tips can help you avoid misdiagnosis and maintain their eyesight.

Retina

My Patient Has AMD… Now What?

The first clinical steps are crucial to setting patient expectations and initiating the right management plan.

Departments

Chairside

Step Away From the Donuts

Office snacking is all about making healthy choices—and hiding your stash of the good stuff.

Clinical Quandaries

Turning Inward

Brush up on the treatment options for involution entropion.

Coding Connection

Glaucoma Coding in Five Steps

Use your toolbox wisely to protect you and your patients.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Who Wore it Best?

Several myopia management options exist, but it’s important to first select the most suitable candidates for each.

Diagnostic Quiz

Not For the Best

You uncover an abnormality during the dilated fundus exam of a 16-year-old with no family history available. Now what?

Neuro Clinic

Don’t Let Debilitation Progress

Suspect MS when patients present with optic nerve pallor and neuritis.

Outlook

Optometry on Trial—Again

The public may get to make the call on a contested scope expansion bill. Will it be another PR nightmare?

Retina Quiz

It’ll Grow on Her

A patient reports with a mysterious lesion. Can you use the clues in her history, examination and images to identify it?

Review of Systems

Pattern Recognition

Not all gene mutations are benign, especially when they affect the retina.

The Essentials

Crusin’ for Drusen

These clinical findings are more elusive than you might think, and they don’t always indicate macular degeneration.

Therapeutic Review

Topical Therapy for a Deep Problem

Medication can help address cystoid macular edema, but won’t solve it completely.

Through My Eyes

Glaucoma on the Surface

Comorbidities are inevitable, and we need to consciously look for them in every glaucoma patient.

Urgent Care

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.