Ophthalmology

Advanced Practice: Beyond the Corneal Abrasion

A 28 year old female presents with right eye pain. She wears contact lenses and reports falling asleep with them in for the past few days. On fluroscein examination, you note a lesion that does not look like a typical abrasion.  You wonder if this could be a corneal ulcer and what the appropriate treatment may be?

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The Basics of Bell's

Always looking up the clinical findings of a central vs. peripheral CN VII palsy? Wondering who to treat and who not to treat? Well...this post is for you! Click to read more about the basics of a Bell's Palsy!

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Back to Basics: Ocular Herpes Simplex vs Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

While both ocular herpes simplex and herpes zoster ophthalmicus can cause a red, painful eye, there are some important distinctions to make when diagnosing and treating each of these entities.  

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