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Make the Diagnosis: 10 Year Hiatus
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 54 year old female presents to your office for an eye check-up. She has not seen an optometrist in over 10 years, and never required glasses or had any problems with her eyes. She has no specific concerns. The patient tells you she is otherwise healthy, although again she has not seen a medical doctor in over 10 years. She is on no medications and has no allergies to medications. Family history is unremarkable. On exam best-corrected visual acuity is 20/40 bilaterally. Pressures are normal at 12 and 13 in the right and left eyes, respectively. Anterior segment exam is normal in both ey...
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - May 17, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Dx: Ruptured Vessel
The ultrasound image shows a view of the globe with the retina at the bottom of the image. The vitreous humor appears anechoic (black) and the retina echoic (gray). Just in front of the retina is a small echoic area that was not present in the unaffected eye. It does not appear to be connected to the retina, making it a bit atypical in appearance for a retinal detachment. A vitreous detachment could also look like this on ultrasound, but would also be attached at some point to the posterior globe. Examination by ophthalmology with his fancy gadgets and unique skill set revealed that this echoic area seen on ultrasound was ...
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 2, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Ocular Oddity
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 45-year-old male presents with blurred vision in the left eye. He has no prior history of eye disease. The results of a fundoscopy showed lines of crystalline deposits following the path of the retinal arterioles. What is your diagnosis? (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - October 16, 2015 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Long-term visual damage after acute methanol poisonings: longitudinal cross-sectional study in 50 patients - Zakharov S, Pelclova D, Diblik P, Urban P, Kuthan P, Nurieva O, Kotikova K, Navratil T, Komarc M, Belacek J, Seidl Z, Vaneckova M, Hubacek JA, Bezdicek O, Klempir J, Yurchenko M, Růžička E, Miovský M, Janíková B, Hovda KE.
CONTEXT: Visual disturbances due to the toxic effect of formic acid in acute methanol poisonings are generally transient. The subjective symptoms of visual toxicity may resolve within few weeks and fundoscopic signs of acute optic neuropathy subside within... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 19, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Speed of Sound: Forget Fundoscopy; Ultrasound Can Diagnose Eye Complaints
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The Speed of Sound Source Type: news