Friday, October 18, 2019

Optometry case study: Paracentral acute middle maculopathy

By Bernard Sakran, Specsavers Elanora, QLD History Px: 47-year-old male Reason for visit: Had noticed 2 ‘grey small spots’ in RE vision which started 3 days prior...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #10

With a focus on diagnosis of eye disease, particularly glaucoma, the following clinical images demonstrate the importance of performing appropriate functional testing when it...

Optometry case study: Coats’ disease

By Sam Schneider, Specsavers Mandurah, WA History Px: 9-year-old white male Reason for visit: Troubles while reading GH: Normal, no medications POH: Nil, prior visit 3 years prior unremarkable...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #9

With a focus on diagnosis of eye disease, the following clinical images demonstrate the importance of performing appropriate functional testing when it is clinically...

Optometry case study: Prescription recheck revealing partial third nerve palsy

By Chelsea Lane, Specsavers Geelong, VIC History Px: 31-year old female Reason for visit: Prescription recheck. Three weeks prior to most recent presentation, patient collected single vision...

Optometry case study: Nodular episcleritis

By Tyson Xu, Specsavers Nowra, NSW History Px: 44-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Foreign body sensation, irritation and redness in RE upon waking the day prior to presentation....

Dispensing case study: Lens selection and the ‘jack-in-the-box’ effect

By Jamin Krine, Specsavers Strathpine, QLD Background Px: 63-year-old retired male New patient Was wearing 22mm round-seg bifocal blended lenticular with multicoating Is aphakic (has no...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #8

With a focus on diagnosis of eye disease, particularly glaucoma, the following clinical images demonstrate the importance of performing appropriate functional testing when it is clinically indicated in structural assessment.

Optometry case study: Bull’s eye maculopathy

By Merna Sarkes, Specsavers Mt Druitt, NSW History Px: 48-year-old Asian female Reason for visit: Difficulty with VDU, both with and without multifocal spectacles, with a particular...

Optometry case study: OCT diagnosis of a macular hole

By Yue Zhang, Specsavers Mill Park, VIC History Px: 50-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Sudden blurry central vision in the LE for 4 days (with a...