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Acknowledgments Sanjeev Nath Sherry Bass Richard Madonna Special Acknowledgments Jeremy Whitney
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO Jerome Sherman, O.D., is perhaps optometry's most prolific writer, publishing over 650 clinical articles, research manuscripts, book chapters and two CDs. He is senior author of three books that were published in 2007, and has delivered over three thousand lectures both nationally and internationally. He has served as a contributing
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Comments and Conclusion (Cont'd) High blood pressure is a risk factor for developing arterial macroaneuryrns (MAs) and 75% of patients with MAs have been diagnosed with hypertension. Women over the age of 40 are also at an increased risk for developing MAs due to hormonal and heritable causes. Our patient (Case 3), a 70-year-old female
Comments and Conclusions A vitreous hemorrhage under the posterior hyaloid is also known as a preretinal hemorrhage or subhyloid hemorrhage.1 The hemorrhage is often boat-shaped due to gravity when the blood is trapped in the potential space created between the posterior hyaloids and inner limiting membrane.1 Treatment is determined by the underlying etiology of
Case 4: Topcon 3D OCT Radial Scan Images OD Note the web of new vessels (red arrows) extending from the disc into the vitreous.
Case 4: Topcon 3D OCT Radial Scan Images OD
Case 4: Topcon 3D OCT Color Fundus Image OD Note here the apparent web of new vessel formation on and above the right optic disc.
Case 4: A 25 year old black female presented with blurred vision in her left eye for the past several weeks. VA was 20/25 OD and 20/800 OS. The left fundus revealed a large vitreal hemorrhage explaining the reduced VA. Of interest, the right eye with no symptoms and good VA revealed numerous