Optometry

News & Features

  • 'Transient Smartphone Blindness' Misdiagnosed as MS? Temporary vision loss after using a smartphone while lying in bed is a real phenomenon and highlights that symptom misinterpretation 'can lead one down the wrong diagnostic path,' say researchers.
  • Conjunctival Tumors in Children Nearly Always Benign Conjunctival tumors in children are nearly always benign, but several features differentiate melanoma from nevus and lymphoma from benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia (BRLH), researchers say.
  • Symptoms Reported by Patients Often Do Not Match Those in EHR A study of eye symptoms finds a large disconnect between what patients report on a questionnaire and what is in their EHR. The findings have implications for big data studies and patient care.
 

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Advisory Board

  • Leonard V. Messner, ODLeonard V. Messner, OD, Professor and Vice President, Patient Care Services, Illinois College of Optometry; Executive Director, Illinois Eye Institute, Chicago, Illinois
    Leonard V. Messner, OD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Carl Zeiss Meditec
  • Carlo J. Pelino, ODCarlo J. Pelino, OD, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Staff Physician, The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Carlo J. Pelino, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
  • Christina M. Sorenson, ODChristina M. Sorenson, OD, Optometrist, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Christina M. Sorenson, OD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.