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Elderly woman presents with presumed orbital cellulitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2020
Allison V. Coombs, DO; Geetha Athappilly, MD
An 83-year-old woman with diet-controlled type 2 diabetes presented to Lahey Medical Center as a transfer from Bermuda for presumed orbital…
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Man presents with two episodes of unilateral transient vision loss

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2020
Chelsea Gottschalk, MD; Paul Cotran, MD
A 77-year-old man presented to the Lahey Medical Center emergency department with a chief complaint of right eye vision loss for several hours. On…
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Man presents with intermittent blurry vision for 1 year

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2019
Nisha S. Dhawlikar, MD, MPH; Michael B. Raizman, MD
A 40-year-old man presented to the New England Eye Center with a 1-year history of intermittent blurry vision of the left eye, especially notable in…
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Child presents with bilateral poor vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Sarah E. Thornton, MD; Catherine Choi, MD
A 7-year-old boy presented to a satellite office of the New England Eye Center after referral from a local optometrist for persistently decreased…
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Man experiences recurrent bilateral optic neuritis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2019
Alison J. Lauter, MD; Laurel N. Vuong, MD
A 71-year-old man was referred by his usual ophthalmologist to the neuro-ophthalmology clinic at Tufts Medical Center for bilateral decreased vision…
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Young woman presents with red and painful eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2019
Eleni Konstantinou, MD; Naveen K. Rao, MD
A 24-year-old woman initially presented to an optometry office complaining of a red and painful left eye. She wore monthly soft contact lenses that…
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Conjunctival lesion in a middle-aged woman

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2019
Sarah Adelson, MD; Narae Ko, MD
A 50-year-old woman presented to an outside ophthalmologist with a 2-month history of irritation and discharge after injury to the left eye with a…
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Elderly woman presents with bilateral symblephara

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Malgorzata Dymerska, MD; Michael B. Raizman, MD; Nora M.V. Laver, MD
A 75-year-old woman was referred to the New England Eye Center for evaluation of 2 months of intermittent burning, tearing and redness of both eyes…
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Man reports acute onset of blurred, tunnel vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2019
Huan Meng Mills, MD; Michael Cooper, MD, PhD
A 35-year-old Caucasian man with a medical history of migraine headaches presented to the emergency room for acute onset of blurred vision and tunnel…
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Young woman presents with intermittent diplopia and nausea

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2019
Jarod Santoro, MD; Geetha Athappilly, MD
An 18-year-old woman presented to Lahey Medical Center with 2 weeks of intermittent diplopia, nausea and headache. Two weeks earlier, she had…
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Man presents with unilateral decreased vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2019
Christine L. Shen, MD; Shilpa Desai, MD
A 57-year-old Cambodian man with a medical history of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and an unknown cardiac procedure presented with 2 weeks…
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Woman presents with worsening floaters, right-hand clumsiness and word-finding difficulties

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
Huan Mills, MD; Fina Barouch, MD
A 77-year-old white woman presented to the emergency department with worsening floaters and decreased vision in the left eye. She reported that she…
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Woman presents with slowly progressive unilateral vision loss

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2019
Sarah Thornton, MD; Laurel Vuong, MD; Andre Witkin, MD
A 30-year-old woman presented urgently to the New England Eye Center with several months of progressive vision loss, swelling and intermittent pain…
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Man evaluated for asymmetric eyelids

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
Sarah Adelson, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 56-year-old male property manager with no ocular history was referred to the New England Eye Center by an outside ophthalmologist for evaluation of…
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Older woman presents with new-onset diplopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Alison Lauter, MD; Geetha Athappilly, MD
A 78-year-old woman with a medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diet-controlled type 2 diabetes, gout, osteopenia and herpes zoster…
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Smaller infants, aggressive disease necessitate evolution in ROP treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Retinopathy of prematurity, a neovascular retinal disorder of childhood, is a leading cause of visual morbidity worldwide. Currently, ROP is treated…
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Boy referred for glaucoma suspect evaluation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2019
Lauren Bierman, MD; Sylvia H. Yoo, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 10-year-old boy was referred to Tufts New England Eye Center for a glaucoma suspect evaluation after a routine eye exam. The patient was born…
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Woman presents with bilateral eye pain and unilateral hyphema

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2019
Eleni Konstantinou, MD; Lisa Sitterson, MD; Michael B. Raizman, MD
A 64-year-old Hispanic woman presented to the emergency department with bilateral pain that started 2 days before presentation. She reported that her…
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Woman presents with lid swelling and proptosis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
Deborah Witkin, MD; Amar Joshi, MD
A 34-year-old woman was transferred to the University of New Mexico emergency department with a 3-day history of progressive left eye swelling. She…
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Young man presents with sudden loss of vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2019
Jarod Santoro, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 31-year-old man was referred to the neuro-ophthalmology service for 3 weeks of cloudy vision in the right eye and intermittent headaches. He felt…