OD News Articles

Four times a year our doctors share insights on various topics in OD News, our newsletter for optometry. I hope you find this information interesting and helpful to your practice.

If you have not received certain articles, or wish to review past topics, the entire archive is available on this page. As medical eye care continues to advance and change, some information will undoubtedly be supplanted by new knowledge.

Enjoy!

David Stanfield, OD OD Director

6th April 2020

Transient Vision Loss

by Gleb Sukhovolskiy, OD Tacoma, WA

Transient vision loss (TVL) is a potentially worrisome event that can be ignored by both patients and doctors. When vision returns to normal, patients may assume the problem is resolved. And doctors, without conducting an appropriate evaluation, may rationalize the symptoms with a benign diagnosis. Since many of these patients first present to an eye clinic, we as primary eye care providers hold a unique responsibility to triage care properly.

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