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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 year...

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 branch when he...

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 and no signs...