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Monday, January 17, 2022

Vision Loss

emDocs - January 17, 2022 - By Colin J. O’Shea and Matthew Pirotte
Reviewed by: Summer Chavez; Brit Long; Alex Koyfman
Pearls
  • For any patients over 50, it is reasonable to obtain an ESR and CRP to evaluate for GCA.
  • A RAPD should increase your concern for optic nerve pathology.
  • Monocular diplopia is almost always related to a peripheral process, while binocular diplopia should increase your concern for a central process.
  • Any binocular field cut is concerning for a central process.
  • CRAO should be considered a stroke equivalent.