Clinical Quandaries

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

Prescribing for Two

Be aware of the factors at play for pregnant diabetic women.

Up in Flames

Appropriate but aggressive therapy can make the difference.

Damn the Torpedos

This maculopathy often poses no threat, but keep an eye on it.

Don't Blow Your Top

Confrontation fields may be the only clue to this disorder.

Burn, Baby, Burn

It is essential to determine the nature of a chemical injury when faced with this ocular emergency.


A thorough, dilated examination of the retina is necessary to diagnose retinitis pigmentosa.

Pass the Salt

Guide patients through the initial healing window of RCE and future episodes may be minimized.


A bacterial infection or retained punctal plug could be the cause of this patient’s epiphora.

Blowing in the Wind

The case of a mysterious irritated eye can be solved with some targeted questions.

Near and Far

Cataract patients would like to know their options, and you’re the best person to inform them.

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October 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
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Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
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