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.


David Stanfield, OD OD Director

2nd April 2018

Shades of Gray: A Guide to Ultrasonography

by Jennifer Ramey, OD Lewiston, ID

Inevitably, there comes a day when a patient walks in with a condition that prevents visualization of the eye’s internal structures. Whether it’s a cloudy cornea, dense cataract, vitreous hemorrhage, or simply anatomy blocking the view, a quick ultrasound will clear the air—and make pathology more discernible. While neither B-scan or UBM are new technologies, join me for a quick review to help distinguish the black from white.

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