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VIDEO: ODs can manage a variety of headache presentations

ORLANDO, Fla. – Richard B. Mangan, OD, FAAO; Jim Fanelli, OD, FAAO; and Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOC, participated in a panel discussion on the management of headache in the optometric practice.

Sinusitis and migraine are commonly diagnosed, and their treatment is in the wheelhouse of optometric care, they said. Giant cell arteritis is an urgent presentation that can be treated with a newer drug that reduces the patient’s steroid load.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Richard B. Mangan, OD, FAAO; Jim Fanelli, OD, FAAO; and Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOC, participated in a panel discussion on the management of headache in the optometric practice.

Sinusitis and migraine are commonly diagnosed, and their treatment is in the wheelhouse of optometric care, they said. Giant cell arteritis is an urgent presentation that can be treated with a newer drug that reduces the patient’s steroid load.

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