Your Emergency Department Director decided that a team-building exercise at the local boxing gym would be a good idea. You are left to hold the fort at work. Blunt ocular trauma
A 26 year-old man sustained an injury of uncertain mechanism to his left eye while at the bottom of a ruck during a game of rugby. Can you sort it out for him?
A 71 year-old man tripped at home and bumped his forehead on the wall as he went to ground. His only complaint is markedly blurred vision in his right eye. How are you going to manage this case in the emergency department?
As we're coming to the end of an absolutely eyeful Ophthalmology August here at LitFL it's time to bring together all the different ways the 'lights can go out'. Are you ready for the visual loss challenge?
56 year-old female presents with sudden onset loss of vision in her right eye. PMH hypertension, hyperlipidema. Central retinal vein occlusion, CRVO
A 52 year-old man presents with sudden onset loss of vision in his right eye. PMH is notable for hypertension, hyperlipidemia and angina.
A man presents with a persistent cough... but you notice something wrong with his eyes. Horner syndrome, ptosis, miosis with differentials
A man presents with transient monocular loss of vision. Can you make the diagnosis and manage this patient in the emergency department?
A fisherman presents with headache, fevers, left eye pain and swelling and visual disturbance. What is your diagnosis and how will you manage the case?
A man presents has sudden onset painless loss of vision and his hair is mess because it was too painful to comb. Can you diagnose and manage this condition?
A med student is stressed out by exams and has a painful red and photophobic eye. At least her cold sores have cleared up... Herpes simplex keratitis
A patient presents with sticky, gritty, red eyes. A common and easy emergency department problem, right? Conjunctivitis?