Monday, May 27, 2019

Optometry

Optometry case study: Pituitary adenoma

By Anthony Kim, Specsavers Munno Para, SA History Px: 34-year-old Caucasian male Reason for visit: First time eye test. Noticed blurring of vision in RE. Onset of symptoms: a...

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...

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...

Optometry case study: Bilateral optic nerve swelling in a young child

By Jonathan Tolentino, Specsavers Rouse Hill, NSW History Px: Middle Eastern female aged 2 years 8 months Reason for visit: Routine eye examination. First eye examination. Mother was concerned because...

Optometry case study: Optic neuritis

by Haydn Williams, Specsavers Charlestown, NSW History Px: 22-year-old female Reason for visit: Flashing lights from left side and generally blurred vision (mild). No specs used. LEE...

Optometry case study: Posterior subcapsular cataract

by Merna Sarkes, Specsavers Mt Druitt, NSW History Px: 29-year-old Asian male Reason for visit: Routine eye examination. Had noticed a gradual, constant, painless reduction in habitual...

Optometry case study: Branch retinal artery occlusion

by Andrew Lovejoy, Specsavers Kawana, QLD History Px: 87-year-old man presented with an acute, painless vision loss from the right eye. He presented within an hour after the...

Optometry case study: Peripheral retinal pigmentation

by An Tran, Specsavers Mill Park, VIC History Px: 20-year-old male of African descent. First eye test Reason for visit: Noticed a dull pain in the RE after computer usage....

Optometry case study: Unilateral raised optic nerve head

by Suchi Rathod, Specsavers Watergardens, VIC History Px: 27-year-old female Reason for visit: Presented for her routine two-yearly check-up. A few mild headaches on the computer, increased in frequency over...

Optometry case study: Naevus or melanoma?

by Shivan Sivakumaran, Specsavers Hornby, NZ History Px: 54-year-old male Reason for visit: Presented reporting worsening near vision, with no other reported issues Meds: Gout and depression medication POH: Last...