A 64-year-old Caucasian male presented for a comprehensive eye exam with chief complaint of mild blur at distance and near with his progressive addition lenses as well as a peeling anti-reflective coating.
A 39-year-old male attended the clinic seeking a second opinion for a right-eye problem for which he had been treated elsewhere.
Whenever I deem a case of viral conjunctivitis to be significant enough to warrant the prescription of a topical steroid, I have a very brief discussion with the patient beforehand.
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.
Cardiovascular events and heart disease make up the number-one cause of death in the United States. Stroke is the fifth most common cause of death in the U.S.
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.
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.
Richard Carvajal, MD, associate professor at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses one drug potential to treat ocular melanoma at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.