Wednesday, November 21, 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:...

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, with patients...

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 branch when he...

Clinical photography: Optic nerve head drusen

Image supplied by Andrew Arnell, Specsavers Taylors Lakes, VIC Presentation Optic nerve head drusen can be observed upon optic nerve assessment with funduscopy, retinal imaging and OCT....