Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #2

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.

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #4

This case was among a series presented by Miranda Richardson FBDO, Assistant Director of Professional Examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, for peer discussion at the second Specsavers Dispensing Conference (SDC2) in August 2018.

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #1

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

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #3

This case was among a series presented by Miranda Richardson FBDO, Assistant Director of Professional Examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, for peer discussion at the second Specsavers Dispensing Conference (SDC2) in August 2018.

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #2

This case was among a series presented by Miranda Richardson FBDO, Assistant Director of Professional Examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, for peer discussion at the second Specsavers Dispensing Conference (SDC2) in August 2018.

Clinical imaging: Proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Image supplied by Charlie Wang, Specsavers Springfield, QLD Presentation & Pathogenesis Patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) typically present with symptoms of reduced vision accompanied by obvious...

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:...

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #1

This case was among a series presented by Miranda Richardson FBDO, Assistant Director of Professional Examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, for...

Clinical photography: Corneal abrasion

Image supplied by Jong Lee, Specsavers Belmont Forum, WA Presentation This photograph shows an example of a distinct corneal abrasion. The presentation is fairly common,...