Clinical Quandaries

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

Pass the Salt

Guide patients through the initial healing window of RCE and future episodes may be minimized.
04/15/2021

Stymied

A bacterial infection or retained punctal plug could be the cause of this patient’s epiphora.
03/15/2021

Blowing in the Wind

The case of a mysterious irritated eye can be solved with some targeted questions.
02/15/2021

Near and Far

Cataract patients would like to know their options, and you’re the best person to inform them.
01/15/2021

Shield Your Eyes

An excessive amount of UV light can damage the corneal epithelium.
12/15/2020

Off to a Bad Start

The timing of surgical intervention for macula-off RD is debateable, and COVID could complicate things further.
11/15/2020

Red Herring

A potential misdiagnosis might bump the proper treatment for EKC off track.
10/15/2020

Put It On Ice

Single out a myasthenia gravis diagnosis with this quick and easy test.
09/15/2020

Curtain Call

Understanding a vision loss patient’s symptoms clearly will help identify TIA.
08/15/2020

An Optic Neuritis Outlier

This condition, as well as MS, can still affect patients outside the typical age demographic.
07/15/2020

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