A 21-year-old female presented for a routine exam with complaints of difficulty seeing while driving at night. Past ocular, medical and social history were unremarkable with the exception of oral contraceptive use. Family ocular history was notable only for senile macular degeneration in a maternal grandmother and moderate refractive errors in several family members. Uncorrected … Read more
A 24-year-old obese woman complains of brief episodes of visual blur in the right eye. She is having headaches. Visual acuity is 20/20 OU (6/6 OU) and there is no relative afferent pupillary defect. Visual fields are full to confrontation and exam is otherwise normal except for the fundus appearance.
Adult onset ptosis is often a benign mechanical condition. However, acquired ptosis can also be the sign of potentially life-threatening conditions. This webinar will cover myasthenia gravis, Horner syndrome, oculomotor cranial nerve palsy and chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. Lecturer: Dr. Karl Golnik, Neuro-ophthalmologist, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA December 20, 2018
A 12-year-old previously healthy male presents with acute onset of vision loss in both eyes approximately two months ago while in school. He denies any other symptoms at the onset of vision loss. He denies any pain with eye movement, nausea, vomiting, or headaches. He is on no medications and has no history of prior eye problems. He … Read more
A 34 year-old African American female reports a two-week history of intermittent visual blurring, worse with bending over. She reports an associated bilateral, frontal headache which lasts a few hours but improves with lying down. She denies tinnitus, loss of sensory or motor function. Her blood pressure, when checked twice daily, is never more than … Read more