February 15, 2017

Study: 1 in 4 ER Visits for Eye Problems Aren’t Actually Emergencies

A new study by Brian Stagg, MD, Maria Woodward, MD, and Joshua Stein, MD, MS, finds that nearly one-quarter of people who visited the ER for an ocular problem received a diagnosis of a nonurgent condition. The work recommends ways to help those patients get the right level of care.