Urgent Care

How to manage ocular emergencies in the optometric office. By Richard Mangan, OD

Not the Usual Suspect

Unilateral proptosis, pain and decreased vision led to an uncommon diagnosis.
01/15/2022

Safety First

An open globe can cause vision loss and intraocular infection, but preventing these injuries is completely possible when the proper precautions are taken.
11/15/2021

Tread Lightly

A traumatic tire explosion in a patient’s place of work was to blame for hundreds of corneal foreign bodies.
09/15/2021

Black and Blue and Red All Over

This rare subconjunctival hemorrhage formation required a tailored approach to stop the bleeding.
07/15/2021

From Dislocation to Restoration

This patient had to undergo IOL replacement surgery to finally achieve satisfactory vision.
05/15/2021

Fish Out of Water

A patient presenting with a unique-looking floater needed our help to figure out how to proceed.
03/15/2021

When the Pressure’s On

Elevated IOP is bad. Combine it with a rise in ICP, and you’ve got a potential emergency on your hands.
01/15/2021

Straight to the Point

Ocular trauma must be managed quickly, or else surgical intervention may be deemed necessary.
11/15/2020

It Might Be a Giant

Recognizing these signs and symptoms immediately is critical to getting your patients the help they need.
09/15/2020

Navigating Retinal Necrosis

This rare, acute disorder can be tied to a number of systemic diseases.
07/15/2020