Clinical Quandaries

Advice on how to handle tricky clinical dilemmas, especially involving comanagement with ophthalmology or another specialty. Edited by Paul C. Ajamian, OD

A Calculated Risk

Not every patient will succeed with presbyopic IOLs, but judicious patient selection and education can help you improve their chances.
05/15/2018

Taking the Floor on Fractures

When a mishap puts an orbital floor fracture in your chair, know how to look past the gore and devise a plan.
04/15/2018

Zoster or Imposter?

With a virus known to masquerade, a detailed history and full exam could be your only shot at an early diagnosis.
03/15/2018

Where’s the Degeneration?

A significant case of subretinal hemorrhaging leads one OD to a rare disease.
02/15/2018

Dry Eye Gone Awry

When you try every topical therapy in the book and still can’t get resolution, you may need a systemic agent—and an ally in another field.
01/15/2018

The Diagnosis Was a Flop

When a patient presents with an unresponsive, irritated eye, don’t head straight for the slit lamp.
12/15/2017

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

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