• Call for Submissions | 2017

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  • Aug 25, 2017 By Christopher B. Estopinal, MD and Christopher T. Hood, MD
    An 84-year-old woman complains of 6 weeks of pain and decreasing vision in her left eye.
    Case CME
    1 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jun 22, 2017 By Ye Elaine Wang, MD; Laura A. Vickers, MD; Hugo Y. Hsu, MD; and Olivia L. Lee, MD
    While working in a field, a farmer was struck in her right eye with hay. She promptly visited an optometrist, who removed a foreign body from her cornea, but 3 weeks on, there is no improvement.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    May 12, 2017 By Nathaniel Simmons, MD, MS; Darby D. Miller, MD, MPH
    A 32-year-old woman wakes with sharp pain in her right eye. Initially she felt as if she had a piece of glass in her eye. Now her eye feels sandy and dry but is slowly improving. She reports no history other than a remote corneal abrasion from a tree branch several years ago.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Apr 06, 2017 By Juliet P. Kim, MD; Brian T. Fowler, MD
    A 19-year-old man is brought to the emergency room after a scooter accident in which he lost control and fell head-first into a bush.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Feb 27, 2017 By Ravi R. Pandit, MD, MPH; Ashvini K. Reddy, MD
    A 67-year-old Caucasian woman with a history of bilateral renal transplantation is referred for sudden painless vision loss in both eyes that began about 6 weeks ago.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Feb 06, 2017 By H. Robert Papas, MD; Syed Gibran Khurshid, MBBS
    A 14-year-old girl presents to your clinic with sudden-onset blurry vision in her left eye and no other symptoms. She was referred by an optometrist whom she originally saw for new contacts.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jan 09, 2017 By Anat Galor, MD; Roy C. Levitt, MD; and Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD
    A 47-year-old white woman complains of 3 years of bilateral dry-eye symptoms. She specifically reports a constant sensation of dryness, burning, and sensitivity to light in both eyes. Preservative-free artificial tears do not relieve her symptoms.
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    1 Pain Management AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Nov 07, 2016 By Kenneth B. Graham, MD; and Brian T. Savoie, MD
    A 28-year-old woman presents with 1 week of blurred vision in both eyes with sudden onset of symptoms without progression.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 26, 2016
    A 42-year-old man complains of experiencing severe headache that began as ocular pain while playing basketball.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 21, 2016 By Ana Rita Azevedo, MD; Susan Teixeira, MD
    A 45-year-old Peace Corps volunteer presents for a routine eye checkup in anticipation of moving abroad. The clinical exam reveals an unexpected lesion.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 11, 2016 By Tushar Suthar, MD; Howard Pomeranz, MD, PhD
    A 27-year-old man is referred for left-sided blurry vision. He reports bumping awkwardly into objects on his left side and occasionally breaking those in his path.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jul 01, 2016 By Omar Ozgur, MD; Tatyana Milman, MD
    A middle-aged man presents with a left orbital lesion diagnosed previously as cavernous hemangioma. Until recently, the patient was asymptomatic.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Mar 22, 2016 By Grier Bomar, Jr MD; Victor Copeland, MD; Vishak J. John, MD
    A 48-year-old woman presents with sudden onset of unilateral flashing lights and blind spot in her left eye.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Feb 13, 2016 By Rebecca S. Braverman, MD
    A twin baby girl is referred by her neonatologist for suspected retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jan 18, 2016
    A reformed drug addict presents with acute pain, lid erythema, and crippling photophobia in his right eye.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jan 15, 2016
    A 63-year-old woman complains of 6 weeks of floaters and decreased visual acuity in both eyes that is worse in the evening.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Jan 13, 2016 By Ladan Espandar, MD; Thomas J. Heigle, MD
    A patient with prior DSAEK surgery presents to your office with complaints of persistent blurred vision and photophobia
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Dec 28, 2015 By Sonal S. Tuli, MD
    After a recent visit to another eye doctor, a 67-year-old man presents with recurrent episodes of bilateral conjunctivitis, crusting, and foreign-body sensation.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Dec 16, 2015 By T. Christopher McCurry, MD; Ashvini K. Reddy, MD; Zeina A. Haddad, MD
    A 67-year-old man presents with a four-day history of "graying" of the central vision in his left eye that has progressed to a central "black spot." with "flickering lights."
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 19, 2015 By Tomas Grippo, MD; Paul Finger, MD; Tatyana Milman, MD
    Several weeks after laser iridotomy for acute angle-closure glaucoma, a 75-year-old woman presents with persistently high IOP.
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    1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™