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Preseptal, orbital cellulitis require different treatment regimens

Preseptal, orbital cellulitis require different treatment regimens
Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO; Rachel Knutson, BA

A 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a swollen left upper eyelid. The patient admitted to picking at a pimple the week prior, and the lid became increasingly swollen over time, with an exponential increase in swelling over the previous 24 hours.

When the patient presented to the emergency department (ED) she was barely able to open her left eye. The eyelid was tender, red and warm to touch.

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Woman reports blurry vision at all distances

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Sarah Marietta, OD
A 49-year-old African American female presented for a comprehensive exam secondary to blurry vision at distance with her habitual spectacle prescription from her last…
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Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

May 12, 2016
SEATTLE – A retrospective analysis has found that 3 months after laser trabeculoplasty, 60% of open-angle glaucoma patients were prescribed at least one topical…
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RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber layer was associated…

Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016
Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA…
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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available…
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Routine eye exams detect new eye conditions in asymptomatic patients

May 27, 2016
Researchers found that more than half of the asymptomatic patients who presented for a routine eye exam had a change in…
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Preseptal, orbital cellulitis require different treatment regimens

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO; Rachel Knutson, BA
A 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a swollen left upper eyelid. The patient admitted to picking at a pimple the week…

What's Your Diagnosis?

Woman reports blurry vision at all distances

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Sarah Marietta, OD
A 49-year-old African American female presented for a comprehensive exam secondary to blurry vision at distance with her habitual spectacle…

Meeting News Coverage

Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

May 12, 2016
SEATTLE – A retrospective analysis has found that 3 months after laser trabeculoplasty, 60% of open-angle glaucoma patients were prescribed at…

Meeting News Coverage

RNFL thickness correlated to cognitive function

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a thicker retinal nerve fiber…

BLOG: Taking a broader view

April 29, 2016
April is a transition month. As a long-term resident of the Northeast, the changes that take place around me in April are astounding. The grass turns…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with maximal-tolerable medical…

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – sleep disruption

April 22, 2016
My last two blogs addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, and I covered supplements, lenses, lighting…

Meeting News Coverage

Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and proactively explore the diagnosis…

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Optimize ocular surface before surgery

April 20, 2016
NEW YORK – Here at the Vision Expo East Ocular Surface Disease and Wellness Symposium, which was co-sponsored by Primary Care Optometry

PCON Reports

Interprofessional education contributes to better patient outcomes

Primary Care Optometry News, April 2016
“Interprofessional education is an important pedagogical shift in advancing health professional education in the 21st century with the…

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