Friday, October 18, 2019

Optometry

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...

Optometry case study: Intermittent angle closure

by Daniel Wong, Specsavers Belmont Forum, WA History Px: 71-year-old female Reason for visit: Routine eye examination. Is woken at night with red, painful eye that lasts for...

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...