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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...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #10

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

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       ...

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #8

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...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #9

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

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...

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #7

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...

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....

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #6

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...

Dispensing case study: Lens selection and the ‘jack-in-the-box’ effect

By Jamin Krine, Specsavers Strathpine, QLD Background Px: 63-year-old retired male New patient Was wearing 22mm round-seg bifocal blended lenticular with multicoating Is aphakic (has no crystalline...