Clinical Quandaries

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

Buckle Down

Recognize the situations when a surgeon would consider using scleral buckle procedures.
10/15/2018

Mission: Uncorrectable

When a patient can’t achieve 20/20 vision, give it your all to find a solution.
09/15/2018

Playing the Field

Keep an open mind when dealing with tricky neuro cases.
08/15/2018

If It’s Not One Thing It’s Another

When a cataract patient presents with unexpected DME, the case becomes a balancing act. Here’s how to handle the situation.
06/15/2018

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

Upcoming Events

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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