• Failure to consider temporal arteritis in the differential diagnosis of acute headache, with resultant potentially avoidable permanent visual loss
  • Failure to document formal visual acuity at the initial presentation of the patient with sudden visual loss
  • Failure to commence appropriate high dose corticosteroid treatment for the patient with symptoms suggesting arteritic AION
  • Failure to consider acute glaucoma in the unwell patient with headache and vomiting
  • Failure to instigate prompt management and urgent ophthalmic opinion in the patient presenting with signs and symptoms of CRAO
  • Failure to consider occipital lobe pathology and thromboembolic risk factors as the cause for visual impairment and perceived ocular pathology.
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