Urgent Care

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

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

Unmask This Cancer Imposter

This suspicious lesion isn’t malignant—but fools most. Here’s how to distinguish it.
05/15/2020

With Disc Edemas, Act Fast

Treatment is dependent upon the cause of the issue. It’s on you to identify it.
03/15/2020

Failure is Not an Option

When a corneal graft is compromised, you need to take swift action to save this vulnerable tissue from total loss.
01/15/2020

Find Infectious Keratitis’s Root

Treatment is dependent upon the cause of the issue. It’s on you to identify it.
11/15/2019

A Diagnosis Made in a Flash

Visual disturbances can stem from a broad range of etiologies. Learn to tell the urgent apart from the mundane.
07/15/2019

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