Clinical Quandaries

Cruisin’ to Heal a Bruisin’

When presented with ecchymosis, how thoroughly should you evaluate before you hand patients the frozen green beans and say, “rest up?”
01/15/2017

Haunted By History

A patient who sought a second opinion reveals telltale findings and a history of scleral buckle.
12/15/2016

Spotting the Risk: From RP to RD

When a post-op cataract patient experiences retinal detachment, is there a chance it was due to retinitis pigmentosa?
11/15/2016

When Your Patient’s Expecting

Pregnancy changes things—especially IOP. But when an expectant mom has glaucoma, how to do you proceed before and after baby?
10/15/2016

Keepin’ it Real

Intraoperative abberometry gives surgeons vital data in real time—while the patient is on the operating table—increasing accuracy.
09/15/2016

I’d Like to Place an Order

Optometrists have the right, and often the duty, to order labs and imaging. Do so with confidence.
06/15/2016

Uveitis: Go Big or Go Home

Don’t be afraid to knock it out from the get-go—or it may get back up to fight another round.
05/15/2016

An Evil Clinical Twin

Two conditions present with similar clinical findings; but imaging reveals they don’t exist on the same family tree, explaining divergent responses.
04/15/2016

Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out

Should you abandon the standard post-cataract regimen of topical drops? Injections eliminate many problems, but there are a few limitations.
03/15/2016

Upcoming Events

February 17-21, 2017

Topic: Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: Snowmass Village, Aspen, CO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 24-26, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 20-23, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care & OCCRS Joint Meeting
Location: San Diego Marriot Del Mar, San Diego, CA
Up to 28 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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