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  • Top 10 Eye Emergencies

    From ischemic optic neuropathy to orbital cellulitis — familiarize yourself with these eye emergencies.

    Compiled by Purnima S. Patel, MD, James Chelnis, MD, and Edward Hu, MD

    Purnima S. Patel, MD - LDP XVIII, Class of 2016About the author: Purnima S. Patel, MD, is assistant professor of ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and practices at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and Emory Eye Center. She has a special interest in education and is very involved in resident education at Emory. She serves on the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology’s Council and the Academy’s YO Committee.