Clinical Quandaries

Not Cut and Dry

Optometrists must continue to discuss the risk of conversion with patients in the early stages of AMD.
01/15/2023

Little Jack Horner

Calmly assess the possible underlying causes of this condition.
12/15/2022

A Hiccup or a Burp?

Some may hesitate, but this technique can provide immediate pressure lowering and symptomatic relief to the patient.
11/15/2022

Valsalva Salvo

This type of retinopathy presents with dramatic preretinal hemorrhages and sudden, painless vision loss.
10/15/2022

Giving Up the Ghost

Don’t provide a cataract referral without first considering corneal rehabilitation.
09/15/2022

When to Dread the Red

Sectoral injection may mean episcleritis, but scleritis should be on your differential as well.
08/15/2022

Two-for-one Deal

When encountering bilateral macular lesions, think about retinal dystrophies, but keep other conditions in mind.
07/15/2022

Cataracts in IMAX

An innovative new visual technology can benefit the surgeon in the OR.
06/15/2022

RP Prognostication

Genetic testing can provide patients better perspective on how to handle this heritable disease.
05/15/2022

Assuming the Worst

Careful observation and history taking is paramount when evaluating a swollen eyelid.
04/15/2022