Eye exams may give first glance into diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. Get your eyes checked!

Eye exams may give first glance into diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. Get your eyes checked!

Neuro-ophthalmic disorders can be intimidating—but you can diagnose and manage many of them. Here’s a simple guide for these serious presentations. By Michael Trottini, OD, and Michael DelGiodice, OD

Neuro-ophthalmic disorders can be intimidating—but you can diagnose and manage many of them. Here’s a simple guide for these serious presentations. By Michael Trottini, OD, and Michael DelGiodice, OD

Types of anopsias (visual field defects) and corresponding anatomical insults.

Types of anopsias (visual field defects) and corresponding anatomical insults.

Macular edema is swelling and thickening of the macula (the central portion of the retina) caused by, for example: inflammation, fluid leakage from damaged blood vessels inside/under the retina and macular pucker or wrinkling.

Macular edema is swelling and thickening of the macula (the central portion of the retina) caused by, for example: inflammation, fluid leakage from damaged blood vessels inside/under the retina and macular pucker or wrinkling.

Review of Ophthalmology® > Revisiting Macular Holes

Review of Ophthalmology® > Revisiting Macular Holes

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