In the course of helping patients, it is possible technicians may encounter unique situations.
The task of diagnosing normal-tension glaucoma can be challenging and illusive. I have debated (and ultimately argued for) its very existence in lecture presentations.
It’s been a little while since we last conducted a search on what patients are saying about their eye doctors on social media.
ODs use their acumen to help patients maintain or establish the best quality of vision. They use tools of their trade to establish a diagnosis, then elaborate to patients in order to create a cooperative treatment.
Every three months, I have the opportunity to see a patient who goes way back in the lexicon of our practice. My grandfather stopped practicing about 30 years ago, and he saw this patient in the 1950s.
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In late February 2019, the patients of Olds Eyecare in Alberta, Canada, woke up to this message on Facebook and Instagram:
I was never any good at those search-and-find books as a kid. Where’s Waldo eluded me for years. As an adult, my own children have much more of a knack for it than I ever did (or do to this day).
“Oops”—it is a short, one-syllable word that most of us use on occasion—but never by surgeons.