Diagnostic Skills and Techniques

Diagnosing Glaucoma: How to Steer Clear of Trouble

Here are several instances where conflicting or misleading information could lead you astray—and what to do about it.
07/15/2021

Breaking Down Visual Fields in Glaucoma

The OD must possess a solid understanding of the technology at their disposal in order to make the best decisions for patients.
02/15/2021

Thyroid Eye Disease In Your Exam Lane

Whether managing associated side effects or referring and comanaging, you are integral to these patients’ care teams.
10/15/2019

When 20/20 Isn’t Enough

Patients may be correctable to excellent acuity, but underlying pathology could still distort, interrupt or disturb their vision.
10/15/2019

An OD's Guide to Visual Processing Disorders

When you suspect your patient’s sight is affected by a neurological issue, be sure to understand the differential diagnosis.
10/15/2019

Electrodiagnostics in Today’s Practice

More ODs are turning their attention to advanced testing. Here’s what you need to know about this technology.
03/15/2018

10 Tips and Helpful Hints for Neuro-ophthalmic Disease

Diligent testing and a suspicious mind can go a long way.
03/15/2018

Test Your Diagnostic Acumen

Do you have what it takes to solve these five puzzlers?
03/15/2018

The When and Why of Ordering Blood Work

This is within most OD’s scope of practice—don’t be afraid to use it.
03/15/2018

Time to Update Your Plaquenil Screening Protocols

The sooner you diagnose hydroxychloroquine-induced macular toxicity, the better, and new guidelines can help.
08/15/2017

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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