Clinical Quandaries

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

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

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

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February 25, 2018

Eye to Eye V
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Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Randall Thomas, OD, FAAO
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April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
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