Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Optometry

Optometry case study: Episcleritis

by Wei Hao Hsu, Specsavers Nuriootpa, SA History Px: 46-year-old female Reason for visit: 2-3 week history of acute, red right eye. Reports slight soreness and sticky...

Optometry case study: Low-tension glaucoma

by Henry Tran, Specsavers Tea Tree Plaza, SA History Px: 70-year-old female Reason for visit: New patient, routine check-up GH: High blood pressure POH: Nil FOH: Mother glaucoma Clinical findings Refraction: Low...

Optometry case study: Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

Ravi Singh, an optometrist at Specsavers Miranda East, examined a patient who was referred urgently to ophthalmology and subsequently diagnosed with non-arteritic anterior ischemic...

Optometry case study: Melanocytoma

by Jill Campbell, optometrist partner at Specsavers Lisburn and Head of Enhanced Optical Services for Northern Ireland History Px: 62-year-old male, asymptomatic Reason for visit: Attended for first...

Optometry case study: Keratoconus

by David Hsu, Specsavers Innaloo, WA History Px: 33 year old female Reason for visit: Distance and near vision progressively deteriorating over the last twelve months R>L POH:...

Optometry case study: Nystagmus

by Tanisha Watt, Specsavers Chartwell, New Zealand

Optometry case study: Pigment dispersion syndrome

by Jennifer Williams, Specsavers Australia History 29 year old female Reason for visit: headaches following prolonged computer use. GH: good Meds: for anxiety and hayfever POH: none FOH: none Examination RE -1.50 /...

Optometry case study: Diplopia secondary to giant celled arteritis

by Professor Celia Chen, ophthalmologist, Flinders University, Australia History 82 year old female. Cranial nerve VI palsy of microvascular origin (2008) – resolved. Presented to her optometrist...

Optometry case study: Epiretinal membrane

by Peter McNulty, Specsavers Ballarat, Australia History 78 year old, female. Px presented for a routine check. Wears reading glasses only, no correction for distance. Complains of eyes...

Optometry case study: Failure to follow advice

by Michael Tran, Specsavers Beenleigh & Ipswich, Australia February 2011 History 20 year old male Px presented 14/02/2011 for an eye examination c/o constant binocular diplopia, worse at...