• Episcleritis vs. Scleritis

    June 14, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    The key differential between an episcleritis and a scleritis is pain. Both may appear the same visually, but a patient with a scleritis will present with more pain. In addition, use of phenylephrine will blanch the vessels in an...

  • Visual Field Testing

    | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Most visual fields we use, particularly for glaucoma, test the central 30 degrees. In doings so, we test over 80% of the visual...

  • Hypema and IOP

    | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Even a small hypema may yield a marked increase in IOP. High IOP can cause sickle cell, especially in people with sickle cell disease or sickle cell carriers. IOP therefore should be managed aggressively, and as a result, those prone to...