Browsing: Ophthalmology

Ocular swelling in children is a common complaint. But that doesn't mean the etiology is always common - or benign.
Floaters: Retinal Detachment, Posterior Vitreous Detachment, or Vitreous Hemorrhage? A 68-year-old female with a history of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency depart
Unforeseen Dangers: Keeping an Eye on Endophthalmitis A 58-year-old female presents to the ED with a chief complaint of right eye pain. She underwent cataract surgery 2 days prior and has experienced
Tips for Tots: Ocular Chemical Burns A 3-year-old boy presents with his frantic parents after spilling bleach in his right eye 20 minutes prior to arrival while playing in the laundry room. Parents d
Corneal Hydrops: A Complication of Keratoconus The Patient A 36-year-old female presents to the emergency department with 1 week of decreased vision, pain, and photophobia of her left eye. She denies
Anisocoria CASES Case 1. The Patient A 61-year-old female complains of sudden onset right eye pain, headache, blurred vision, and vomiting 2 hours prior to coming to the ED. Physical examination reve
Emergency Department Evaluation of Blunt Orbital Trauma Introduction More than 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year.1 According to information gleaned from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Pro