ocular manifestations

Differentiating among mosquito-borne forms of uveitis
Differentiating among mosquito-borne forms of uveitisClinicians should recognize the symptoms of West Nile virus, Dengue fever, and Chikungunya that are spread by mosquitos and can have ocular manifestations.
Ocular complications caused by systemic medication may fly under the radarFor those who have heard men joking about "smurf vision," it's no surprise the unintended effects some pharmaceutical drugs can have on other parts of the body. But while physicians are well-aware of the systemic complications caused by medications they prescribe, they don't always know what effects drugs prescribed by other disciplines could have on their field of medicine—this includes optometrists, says Dr. Alan Kabat, OD, FAAO.
Ocular complications caused by systemic medication may fly under the radarFor those who have heard men joking about "smurf vision," it's no surprise the unintended effects some pharmaceutical drugs can have on other parts of the body. But while physicians are well-aware of the systemic complications caused by medications they prescribe, they don't always know what effects drugs prescribed by other disciplines could have on their field of medicine—this includes optometrists, says Dr. Alan Kabat, OD, FAAO.
Why a new oral therapy for hepatitis C may be a game changerThe looming promise of a well-tolerated and extremely effective oral agent to eradicate HCV infection is exciting, as it offers the possibility of eliminating this disease as a significant public health problem, as well as the albeit uncommon ophthalmic manifestations.
Ocular manifestations of mumps through the agesThe treatment of mumps is unchanged since Hippocrates first prescribed supportive therapy, including rest, cool compressors, and pain medications.