Clinical Quandaries

Red Alert

A routine conjunctivitis case could portend serious systemic illness.
11/15/2017

Getting the Lay of the Land

Before cataract surgery, detect problems and ensure proper calculations with corneal topography.
10/15/2017

Headbanger’s Ball

A patient experiences vertical double vision following a recent fall, but the neuroimaging is normal. What’s causing his diplopia?
09/15/2017

Buried and Benign

Drusen can be associated with field loss. Does this justify lowering IOP? The literature offers no recourse.
08/15/2017

What a Pain!

The profession fights to expand and maintain its privileges at every turn—they’re vital to providing care. Don’t take your DEA license for granted.
07/15/2017

Look Before You Leap

Some practitioners are ordering OCTs at the drop of a hat if the visual acuity is reduced. But often, all you need to do is dilate.
06/15/2017

A Spectre Over this Sector

Some cases of sector injection are not episcleritis, and you may have to jog your patient’s memory to find the true cause.
05/15/2017

Tonometry: To Dye For?

Even fundamental techniques deserve skepticism and reinvention.
04/15/2017

Getting Some Shut Eye

Complete ptosis can mean you’re dealing with a neurological issue. Get briefed on the work-up and what comes next.
03/15/2017

Got Milk?

A patient presents with bilateral vision loss and nothing obvious to explain it. What gives? It could be a milky nuclear sclerotic cataract.
02/15/2017

Upcoming Events

December 15-16, 2017

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD & Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

February 16-20, 2018

SkiVision 2018
Location: Westin Snowmass Conference Center, Aspen, CO
Speakers: Murray Fingeret, OD & Leo Semes, OD 
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
Location:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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