Standard of Care for Glaucoma
- Routine dilated fundus evaluation value examined. Sweeney, Tara // Ophthalmology Times;12/15/96, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p39
Questions the importance of routine dilated fundus examination. Mechanics of fundus examination; Practice guidelines from the American Academy of Ophthalmology; Elements of a comprehensive eye examination.
- The hidden clinical sign on fundoscopy. Babu, M. Suresh; Murthy, K. V. K. S. N. // British Journal of Medical Practitioners;June2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1
A quiz concerning the result of the Fundus examination of the eye performed to a 26-year-old male with altered sensorium for one day and two week fever before his admission.
- Video indirect ophthalmoscopy using a hand-held video camera. Shanmugam, Mahesh P. // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Jan2011, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p53
Fundus photography in adults and cooperative children is possible with a fundus camera or by using a slit lamp-mounted digital camera. Retcamï¿½ or a video indirect ophthalmoscope is necessary for fundus imaging in infants and young children under anesthesia. Herein, a technique of converting...
- Fundus Photography On the Cheap. // Review of Ophthalmology;Oct2010, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p33
The article reports on the technological approach of a prototype fundus camera built with off-the-shelf parts. It reveals that the system focuses automatically using the camera's built-in mechanism wherein the camera uses a front-mounted 22-D ophthalmic lens that gives a 60-degree field of view...
- Evaluating the effectiveness of opportunistic eye screening model for people with Diabetes attending Diabetes clinic at Mnazi Mmoja hospital, Zanzibar. Omar, Fatma J.; Devi Sethu, Sheela; Kumari Rani, Padmaja; Geng Ning; Kabona, George // BMC Ophthalmology;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Diabetes and Its related microvascular complications like Diabetic retinopathy are showing an alarming rise in developing countries like Zanzibar. Objective of the present study is to evaluate the impact of integrating eye screening for all subjects attending the diabetes clinic at...
- Infant's Pupil Worries Parents. Dunbar, Mark T. // Review of Optometry;2/15/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p107
This articles cites a study on infant's pupils. The parents of eleven month old female noted an abnormal white pupil reflex in the right eye in photographs for the past several months. They also noted that the same eye appeared smaller than the left eye. On examination, the patient had very poor...
- Field Loss Hints at Hidden Cause. Gurwood, Andrew S. // Review of Optometry;7/15/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 7, p109
Presents a diagnostic quiz concerning the case of a 62-year-old black female who was referred by her general physician and presented for an eye examination to rule out treatable retinopathy secondary to systemic hypertension and diabetes. Diagnostic data; Best-corrected acuity following...
- Alerting close relatives of patients with glaucoma. MacKean, J.M.; Elkington, A.R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/29/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6448, p800
Examines the system of managing patients with glaucoma in Southampton, England. Risks of the disease to relatives of people with the disease; Explanation on the consequences of glaucoma to patients; Advise on relatives to have their eyes checked.
- Should Blur Cause Concern? Dunbar, Mark T. // Review of Optometry;7/15/2010, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p87
The article focuses on the case of a patient who presented with blurred vision at near. A clear vitreous and changes was revealed in the patient's right eye through a dilated fundus examination. The patient was found to have a dense superior altitudinal defect due to an absence of the retinal...