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Optometry Case Studies

Optometry case study: Normal-tension glaucoma

By Tyson Xu, Specsavers Nowra, NSW History Px: 82-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Noticed her RE wasn’t as clear as her LE, even with optical correction from a...

Optometry case study: Multifocal choroiditis with associated CNV

By Ashleigh Wong, Specsavers Belconnen, ACT History Px: 45-year-old female Reason for visit: Central distortion in the RE for 3 days. LE unremarkable. GH: Unremarkable, contraceptive implant only POH:...

Optometry case study: Efficacy of bandage contact lenses

By Dr Steven Lam, Specsavers Sunbury, VIC History Px: 58-year-old male who works in a plant nursery Reason for visit: The patient’s RE was stabbed by a...

Optometry case study: Dangers of ignoring the far periphery

By Dr Steven Lam, Specsavers Sunbury, VIC History Px: 60-year-old male Reason for visit: Significantly progressing blur of LE vision over the last two weeks GH: Nil –...

Optometry case study: Choroidal metastasis

By Trinh Trinh, Specsavers Mount Barker, SA History Px: 67-year-old male Reason for visit: A routine ocular examination. No symptoms of blurred vision, headaches or eye pain...

Optometry case study: Pituitary adenoma

By Anthony Kim, Specsavers Munno Para, SA History Px: 34-year-old Caucasian male Reason for visit: First time eye test. Noticed blurring of vision in RE. Onset of...

Optometry case study: Evidence-based management of convergence insufficiency

By Dr Steven Lam, Specsavers Brunswick, VIC History Px: 22-year-old female medical student  Reason for visit: Following an earlier visit with a different optometrist, patient returned for...

Optometry case study: Central serous retinopathy secondary to pre-eclampsia

By Chris Mouser, Specsavers Shepparton, VIC History Px: 23-year-old female Reason for visit: Presented with an urgent referral from GP to assess her 2-day sudden onset vision...

Optometry case study: Bilateral optic nerve swelling in a young child

By Jonathan Tolentino, Specsavers Rouse Hill, NSW History Px: Middle Eastern female aged 2 years 8 months Reason for visit: Routine eye examination. First eye examination. Mother...

Optometry case study: Optic neuritis

by Haydn Williams, Specsavers Charlestown, NSW History Px: 22-year-old female Reason for visit: Flashing lights from left side and generally blurred vision (mild). No specs used. LEE...