Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Clinical photography: Ophthalmic parasitosis

Image supplied by Gerard McCarron, Specsavers Cessnock, NSW The photograph above shows ophthalmic parasitosis with tractional fibrosis extending from the lesion to the optic nerve, causing...

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 a 3-month review...

Dispensing case study: Progressive lenses and isocylinder plots

By Kirsteen Newman, Professional Training Manager, Specsavers UK Selecting the most suitable progressive lens design for a patient is a decision made by optical dispensers numerous times...

Clinical photography: Retinitis pigmentosa

Image supplied by Sheree Goodall, Specsavers Whangarei, NZ Retinitis pigmentosa is a rare inherited / genetic condition that occurs due to a progressive loss of rod...

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...