Tag Archives: Retina

To dilate or not? Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 01/11/2012 – No. 23

FROM THE EDITOR: As often as the sun rises and sets, there will always be a frank and open discussion of the dilated eye examination. For many, it is a “line-in-the-sand” where a patient could be denied care if the … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs – Weekend Edition – The Power of Intention – No. 14 for 31Dec11/01Jan12

FROM THE EDITOR The New Year is fast approaching and 2012 is very much around the corner. Do you have 2012 predictions or resolutions? Why do we make them when we know that we won’t follow them? Do you believe … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 12/23/2011 – No 9 – Continuing your education

FROM THE EDITOR The wisdom of years of practice brings a precious chance to introspect. Over the years of active practice, I had managed hundreds of glaucoma patients of every conceivable color or shape. Yet I still wasn’t legislatively recognized … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 12/18/2011 No 4 – Patient Compliance

FROM THE EDITOR Would it not be insightful to wonder if a patient’s resolution would ever include compliance to recommendations to either periodic eye care or use of  contact lenses? Frankly, I celebrate with those patients who do so. But … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 12/16/2011 – VSP’s Business Model + Grand Rounds Brain Teaser

FROM THE EDITOR The Business Model of VSP and its competitors Private practice optometry is inherently inefficient and costly. To fuel this inefficiency, reimbursements and extra charges must be sufficiently flexible enough to reward panel doctors. However, this is untenable … Continue reading

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A case of dilated and tortuous retinal vessels

UK optometrist Akil Kanani brings forth another interesting case. His 15-year-old WF presented in 2005 for her first eye examination whereby she was diagnosed with racemos hemangioma.  Her most recent examination was unremarkable with Best vision at 6/6 each eye … Continue reading

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Retinal hemorrhages – ?

CC: Reduced vision in left of unknown onset or duration HPI – A 64 year old male presented for a routine eye examination. He had noticed a slight dreduction of vision in his LE; but  had attribtuted this to a … Continue reading

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Case #006 – A Fundus in trouble

an asymptomatic patient presents for routine eye examination without acute complaints. The personal medical and eye history was non-contributory with no active management of any chronic medical problems. PE – Unaided VA 20/20 each eye that was no significantly improved … Continue reading

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