Optometry

Thursday, July 02, 2015

BLOG: Why does retinitis pigmentosa take on a bone-spicule shape?

Many of us have patients with retinitis pigmentosa; sometimes they come in with the diagnosis, and sometimes we are the ones who...

Gastroenterology

Thursday, July 02, 2015

BLOG: 66-year-old female with an abnormal colonoscopy

The patient is a 66-year-old female with history of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis who presents for average risk screening colonoscopy....

Ophthalmology

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

BLOG: Explaining tearing in dry eye

In a recent OSN column, “SkyVision enters age of LipiFlow,” I was in a confessional mode. As long as that’s the case, I suppose I should just run...

Orthopedics

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

BLOG: Health care providers need to consider options offered by patient financing programs

Most health care practices have financial policies in place that require payment by cash, check or major...

Cardiology

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The dilemma of hard cases and patient centeredness

We are faced with a difficult moment in the history of PCI. PCI rates are declining, but despite this decrease there remains a significant population...

Aesthetics

Monday, June 01, 2015

BLOG: What happened to Enrique Iglesias' hands?

It has been widely reported that pop singer and Latin music phenom Enrique Iglesias injured his hands while on tour in Mexico this past weekend....

Pediatrics

Monday, May 25, 2015

Opening a new ‘chapter’ on pediatric asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis

Living with allergies can be challenging, especially for children, but if patients follow simple measures they can stay safe and...

Psychiatry

Friday, March 27, 2015

10 things to keep in mind when working with adults with ASD

Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) represent a diverse spectrum of individuals with various functioning levels, from working and...

Endocrinology

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the patient did not...

Pediatrics

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Misplaced fear

When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who were in...

Orthotics Prosthetics

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Behind the pink ribbon

It was 1992 and The New York Times had declared it “The Year of the Ribbon.” Yellow ribbons were well known for remembrance of soldiers and the red ribbon had been...

Infectious disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

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