Eye/Vision Disorders

Apr 1, 1999 Issue
Topical Therapies for Glaucoma: What Family Physicians Need to Know [Article]

Medication classes historically used in the management of glaucoma include beta blockers, miotics, sympathomimetics and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Because topically applied medications are more site specific, they are preferred in the treatment of glaucoma. Compared with oral medications, topica...

Jan 1, 1999 Issue
A Spot in the Eye [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

Sep 1, 1998 Issue
Pediatric Vision Screening for the Family Physician [Article]

Jun 1, 1998 Issue
Eyelid Disorders: Diagnosis and Management [Article]

Eyelid problems range from benign, self-resolving processes to malignant, possibly metastatic, tumors. Inflammation, infection, benign and malignant tumors, and structural problems such as ectropion, entropion and blepharoptosis may occur. Fortunately, most eyelid disorders are not vision-threatenin...

Feb 15, 1998 Issue
Conjunctivitis [Article]

Conjunctivitis refers to any inflammatory condition of the membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the exposed surface of the sclera. It is the most common cause of "red eye". The etiology can usually be determined by a careful history and an ocular examination, but culture is occasionally necess...

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