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Optometry Case Studies

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 to presentation. Reported...

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 (Figure 2) FOH: Nil Clinical Assessment Unaided VA: R: 6/6-3       ...

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 spectacles after full...

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....

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 deterioration in her...

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...

Optometry case study: Retinitis pigmentosa with macular complications

By Catrina Roberts, Specsavers Morayfield, QLD History Px: 22-year-old Caucasian male Reason for visit: New retail team member at Specsavers having an eye exam to experience the full customer journey....

Optometry case study: A swirly case of bilateral X-linked retinoschisis

By Jerome Vongsaphay, Specsavers Nowra, NSW History Px: 18-year-old male who works as an electrician Reason for visit: Symptoms of increased asthenopia with spectacles and new onset nystagmus. No nyctalopia,...

Guest case study: Making a difference – a low-vision case

Nabill Jacob, Clinical Relationship Manager for Vision Australia, which was one of the fundraising partners at the 2019 Specsavers Partnership Seminar, presents an example low-vision...

Optometry case study: A classic presentation of benign intracranial hypertension

By Noni Rupasinghe, Specsavers Sale, VIC History Px: 19-year-old female Reason for visit: Presented for routine biennial check-up. Patient had been getting increasing migraines which she thought were a result of...