RNFL defects are associated with glaucomatous optic neuropathy and secondary to optic disc drusen.
Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO
A 39-year-old male attended the clinic seeking a second opinion for a right-eye problem for which he had been treated elsewhere.
A 55-year-old white male attended the clinic for evaluation with a vague chief complaint of reduced vision in each eye.
A 55-year-old female had been followed for several months for a macular hole in the right eye. She returned for a scheduled visit and reported no change in visual acuity— the left eye had been and remained uninvolved.
A 74-year-old male was recently diagnosed with diabetes. He had been referred by his primary-care physician for ophthalmic evaluation.
A 68-year-old black male patient with diabetes was referred from his primary-care physician for evaluation of reduced vision involving the right eye more than the left eye.
Undiagnosed ocular trauma could lead to more complicated ocular problems for patients if left untreated. Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO, looks at one case in which optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) helped diagnose and treat a patient successfully.
Scratches by young felines can lead to ocular complications. Find out how a patient’s floater led to a referral and diagnosis of cat-scratch neuroretinitis.
Since its FDA clearance, the significant potential of OCTA has been emphasized.
A 16-year-old female was scheduled for her periodic ophthalmic evaluation to update her spectacle lens prescription. At the visit, she reported a history of migraines, but the remainder of her personal and family medical history was non-contributory. She took no medications and had a history of low hyperopic refractive correction.