Dept. of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie University
Disclosure: Dr. Tan has no financial relationships to disclose.
Review common questions to ask on history for a patient with acute visual loss (AVL)
Review a number of the underlying causes of AVL
Review examination recommendations, diagnostic tests, and treatments
This video lecture course will walk learners through important aspects of Acute Visual Loss through developing a systematic approach to it. Our guest lecturer Dr. Alexander Tan will begin at the cornea and work back to the optic nerve touching on the many of the causes of acute visual loss. Among the topics that will be discussed are:
What to ask on history, and signs to look for on exam
Corneal causes such as Hyphema
Retinal vein and artery occlusions
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Which is associated with painful acute visual loss?
Retinal vein occlusion
Retinal artery occlusion
Angle closure glaucoma
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