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In many instances, the topic of ordering neuroimaging has come up in ODs on Facebook, and opinions are all over the board. Some say yes, others say refer. Some seem to order images as if on a fishing expedition....
Dilated pupil in left eye only A 32-year-old Caucasian female was referred for a unilateral, dilated pupil. A few hours earlier the patient noted a loss of focusing ability and dilation in the left eye only. Otherwise, the patient, who...
A 36-year-old Caucasian female was referred for pre-septal cellulitis unresponsive to oral antibiotics. The patient reported a “bump” in the middle of her eyelid that became tender and swollen over 3 days. Her optometrist started her on Augmentin 875mg...
  A 13-year-old Hispanic male presented to the optometrist for yearly evaluation. He displayed a moderate myopic prescription which was correctable to 20/20 in each eye with only a minor increase in his myopic Rx. The patient was new to...
The case study patient The patient a 28-year-old Hispanic female, 2 weeks post-partum and alternating between breastfeeding and formula feeding, was referred to me for decreased vision OS of unknown etiology.  When the optometrist saw her, OD BVA was 20/20...
Years of school and practice are paying off for this OD that listens to her patient's symptoms and completes a thorough examination to make a life-saving diagnosis. Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook  

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