Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO

Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO

Dr. Daniel Epshtein is an assistant professor in the ophthalmology department of Mount Sinai Morningside in New York City. Previously, he held a position in a high-volume multispecialty ophthalmology practice where he supervised fourth-year optometry students as an adjunct assistant clinical professor of the SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Epshtein’s research focuses on using the latest ophthalmic imaging technologies to elucidate ocular disease processes and to simplify equivocal clinical diagnoses. He developed and lectures in the perioperative care course at the SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Epshtein writes and lectures on numerous topics including glaucoma, retinal disease, multimodal imaging, ocular surface disease, and perioperative care.

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A Case Report on Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Case Reports
A Case Report on Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Review the ocular manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis, a condition that eyecare providers can identify with chorioretinal lesions.

November 15, 2022
The Benefits of OCT Angiography for Ocular Disease Diagnosis
Retinal Disease
The Benefits of OCT Angiography for Ocular Disease Diagnosis

Discover how OCT-A with ZEISS Cirrus AngioPlex® opens up a new ophthalmic frontier with noninvasive imaging of retinal and choroidal vasculature.

April 14, 2022
What to Know About Solar Retinopathy
Case Reports
What to Know About Solar Retinopathy

Through this case study, learn more about solar retinopathy, a rare and interesting photic retinopathy caused by solar radiation.

April 4, 2022
Managing Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy in High-Risk Patients: A Case Report
Case Reports
Managing Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy in High-Risk Patients: A Case Report

Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is a rare condition that can lead to irreversible vision loss. Learn how to screen, identify, and treat these patients.

February 28, 2022
Distinguishing Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT
Products & Technology
Distinguishing Torpedo Maculopathy with OCT

Torpedo maculopathy is a startling finding with minimal consequence. Learn how to diagnose, differentiate, and safely monitor this rare condition.

February 1, 2022
An Update on Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
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An Update on Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

The standardization of the diagnosis and classification of central serous chorioretinopathy represents a major step forward in improving our management of the condition. Learn about the latest research and new, innovative diagnostic modalities to optimize treatment protocols.

December 27, 2021
Eyes On 2022 Optometry On Demand
Optometry Industry Info
Eyes On 2022 Optometry On Demand

Missed Eyes On 2022? You can still catch some of the top sessions from the largest virtual event of the year for ECPs. From updates in presbyopia and orthokeratology to innovations in MIGS, this year’s event was packed with value-rich sessions. Access on-demand recordings from 11 sessions now.

December 14, 2021
The Practical Approach to the Glaucoma Suspect
Diagnostics & Imaging
The Practical Approach to the Glaucoma Suspect

In this course, you will learn what a glaucoma suspect is, how to determine the risk level, and how to evaluate glaucomatous progression as well as gain an integrative understanding of fundus imaging, visual field, and OCT findings.

December 9, 2021
OCT of the Elevated Optic Nerve Head
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OCT of the Elevated Optic Nerve Head

Evaluation of the elevated optic nerve head poses a particularly difficult clinical dilemma. Learn how OCT can detect anatomical changes and improve the clinician’s ability to distinguish papilledema from pseudopapilledema.

November 30, 2021
Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease in the Glaucoma Clinic
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Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease in the Glaucoma Clinic

Glaucoma requires a thorough history and a full diagnostic ocular imaging panel before diagnosis. Use these methods to differentiate glaucoma from non-glaucomatous disease.

October 29, 2021
OCT Angiography: A New Perspective on Diabetic Retinopathy
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OCT Angiography: A New Perspective on Diabetic Retinopathy

OCTA gets us closer to visualizing the primary pathology process in diabetic retinopathy. Learn how to utilize this technology to better manage our patients and reduce diabetic vision loss.

September 29, 2021
Imaging Neovascular AMD with OCT and OCTA
Diagnostics & Imaging
Imaging Neovascular AMD with OCT and OCTA

Take an in-depth look into neovascular age-related macular degeneration and examine why OCT has become integral to the management of all forms of AMD.

August 27, 2021
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Preamble
Clinical Guides
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Preamble

By 2030, in the USA alone, 3.6 million people are projected to have age-related macular degeneration. However, this potentially devastating disease often goes undiagnosed. To ensure this doesn't happen in your practice, read on to gain a deeper understanding of AMD.

July 28, 2021
When Your Patient Develops a Full Thickness Macular Hole
Products & Technology
When Your Patient Develops a Full Thickness Macular Hole

To provide another stepping-stone to OCT mastery, we explore the complex nature of vitreomacular interface disease with regard to full macular holes.

June 29, 2021
How to Spot Vitreomacular Traction
Diagnostics & Imaging
How to Spot Vitreomacular Traction

Vitreomacular traction is difficult to diagnose clinically, particularly with funduscopy alone. Here, we walk through how to use OCT to spot vitreomacular traction.

May 18, 2021
What Does A Normal OCT Look Like?
Diagnostics & Imaging
What Does A Normal OCT Look Like?

To understand pathology, one must first truly understand normal anatomy and its variations. Here, we review the basics of normal OCT anatomy.

April 20, 2021
OCT Diagnostics in 2021: When 45 Degrees Isn’t Enough
Diagnostics & Imaging
OCT Diagnostics in 2021: When 45 Degrees Isn’t Enough

OCT imaging has revolutionized how we view and think about ocular disease, and the traditional 45-degree fundus photograph may soon be a relic of the past.

April 6, 2021
How to Use Ultra-widefield HD 2.0 True Color Imaging in Full-Scope Optometry
Diagnostics & Imaging
How to Use Ultra-widefield HD 2.0 True Color Imaging in Full-Scope Optometry

Many indications of ocular and systemic disease are often found within the far periphery of the retina, and conventional imaging tactics can often fall short in capturing these subtle, yet clinically significant findings. This course will cover the use of ultra-widefield HD 2.0 true color imaging in diagnosing and managing ocular disease.

March 18, 2021
OCT Retinal Bootcamp
Diagnostics & Imaging
OCT Retinal Bootcamp

This course will review the basics of OCT analysis with regards to retinal pathology, highlighting the identifying characteristics of retinal lesions as viewed by OCT.

November 19, 2020
Stress and Swelling: A Case of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Clinical Guides
Stress and Swelling: A Case of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

In this case study, a patient presented complaining of central blurred vision in the right eye for one week. The diagnosis? Central serous chorioretinopathy. See how this OD arrived at the diagnosis, and the treatment options for CSCR.

June 8, 2020
Cystic Spaces Without the Edema: Clinical Cases in Optometry
Clinical Guides
Cystic Spaces Without the Edema: Clinical Cases in Optometry

This clinical case focuses on a diagnosis of macular telangiectasia type 2. Learn what to look for and other pertinent research on this condition!

April 14, 2020
The Other Sickle Cell Retinopathy: Optometry Case Studies
Clinical Guides
The Other Sickle Cell Retinopathy: Optometry Case Studies

Sickle cell maculopathy is an oft-overlooked complication in patients with sickle cell. It's crucial to conduct comprehensive examinations when it comes to any patient in order to avoid missing something.

March 3, 2020
Fundus Photography: What You Need to Know
Diagnostics & Imaging
Fundus Photography: What You Need to Know

In this course from Daniel Epshtein, OD, learn the ins and outs of fundus photography for ocular disease management.

October 25, 2019
Pathogenesis, Classification, and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
Clinical Guides
Pathogenesis, Classification, and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

In this article, we highlight the pathogenesis, classification, and treatment of diabetic retinopathy including clinical case examples.

July 31, 2019
ZEISS Humphrey Field Analyzer of Today and Tomorrow
Diagnostics & Imaging
ZEISS Humphrey Field Analyzer of Today and Tomorrow

The ZEISS Humphrey Field Analyzer has been synonymous with standard of care when it comes to the treatment and management of glaucoma.

April 10, 2019
Real World Experience with the ZEISS CLARUS 500
Diagnostics & Imaging
Real World Experience with the ZEISS CLARUS 500

In this article, doctors share their real world experience with CLARUS 500 along with excellent cases and clinical images.

August 29, 2018
A Complete Guide to the Clarus 500 Ultra-widefield Retinal Camera
Diagnostics & Imaging
A Complete Guide to the Clarus 500 Ultra-widefield Retinal Camera

CLARUS 500 by Carl Zeiss Meditec is one of the newest additions to the category of ultra-widefield retinal camera. Here is what you need to know.

May 31, 2018
Utilizing OCT for Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management
Diagnostics & Imaging
Utilizing OCT for Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management

Clinicians have been increasingly utilizing OCT for Glaucoma management. Here is everything you need to know on utilizing this great tool.

December 7, 2017
A Complete List of Ocular Diseases with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Diagnostics & Imaging
A Complete List of Ocular Diseases with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

This article highlights the most common conditions practitioners will encounter in practice and how optical coherence tomography can aid in management.

February 8, 2017