We’re all allowed to make mistakes … but it’s also best to avoid them whenever possible! Here are some of the not-so-infrequent “mistaken” diagnoses.
As you review the slideshow below, keep in mind that, although ophthalmology is often about pattern recognition, it’s important to think of not just the most likely diagnosis, but also the most dangerous diagnosis you need to rule out with each presentation.
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Natasha Nayak Kolomeyer, MD,
is a glaucoma specialist at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and joined the YO Info
editorial board in 2019.