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Deep Eye Infections | Canthotomy and Cantholysis

The JournalFeed podcast for the week of July 9-14, 2023.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.

Monday Spoon Feed:

Orbital cellulitis is a high-risk and low-prevalence disease characterized by a painful, red eye, usually with eyelid erythema. Red flags include pain with eye movements, photophobia, diplopia, decreased visual acuity, decreased color vision, and proptosis.

Tuesday Spoon Feed:

This retrospective study showed that EM providers are equipped to perform lateral canthotomy and cantholysis (C&C) in cases of orbital compartment syndrome (OCS), with success rates comparable to ophthalmologists.

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