Microperimetry aids diagnosis, and supplements increase circulation
Optometry has widely adopted optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a mainstay in diagnosing and managing ocular disease since its advent in the 1990s
Recently, there has been interest by pediatric ophthalmology in protecting our most valuable retinal real estate, the fovea, with dietary zeaxanthin
An artificial retinal prosthesis allows patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) to locate objects, detect movement, and improve orientation and mobility skills.
A 37-year-old male came to my office for the first time in 2014 for a diabetes eye examination at the insistence of his primary-care provider (PCP).
Roth spots are hemorrhages in the retina with white centers. They occur in a wide variety of systemic conditions that are associated with retinal hemorrhages.
At her periodic eye examination, a female patient in her early 70s was discovered to have low-risk macular degeneration in each eye. Further evaluation revealed that her visual acuity (VA) was correctable to 20/25 in each eye.
We had better wake up fast to address this multifactorial problem.
Significant in her history was blunt trauma to the left eye approximately six years earlier. The nature of this was described as, “…getting a finger poked in my eye.” There were no contributory elements to her medical, family, or social histories.
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