Misdiagnosing neuropathy and over-reliance on OCT imaging results are two examples
It is difficult to take it all in, let alone summarize the information gained by attending an Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual scientific meeting.
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Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) was introduced commercially in 2015,1 and it ushered in a different way of viewing retinal and choroidal vasculature.
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 65-year-old Caucasian male presented as a work-in appointment with a chief complaint of sudden painless vision loss in the right eye, gradually worsening over the prior week.
Editor's note: This case report is part of a series by members of Intrepid Eye Society.
A group of educators and private practice clinicians developed practical, evidence-based guidelines that can be implemented in any eyecare practice to allow for better disease detection.
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.
Technology is rapidly changing the way optometrists manage patients. For the profession to progress as an integral part of interprofessional healthcare teams, it must embrace important key advancements in eye care.