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12 Year Old Girl with Unilateral Eyelid Edema and Erythema

HomePediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusOrbital Disorders

Title:  12 Year Old Girl with Unilateral Eyelid Edema and Erythema
Author:  Megan Candee, MD
Date:  01/19/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Skull base tumor; CD99; Ewing sarcoma; Vimentin; Proptosis; Unilateral proptosis; Metastatic work-up; Meningioma
Secondary CORE Category: Orbit Eyelids and Lacrimal Syste/Orbital Neoplasms and Malformations/Neural Tumors
Diagnosis: Meningioma
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young female who presented with painless, unilateral proptosis and ptosis and fullness of the ipsilateral face. A differential diagnosis is given and a discussion of Ewing’s sarcoma diagnostic criteria, clinical course, treatment, and prognosis are discussed. Meningioma clinical course, treatment, and prognosis is also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16617
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Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease

HomePrinciples of OphthalmologyOcular Pharmacotherapeutics

Title:  Phytochemicals & Retinal Disease
Author:  Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD
Date:  01/26/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vitamins; Antioxidants; Lutein; Zeaxanthin; AREDS; ARMD; phytochemicals; Carotenoids; Binding proteins
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research summary of phytochemicals in retinal diseases including RP, Stargardt, and age-related macular degeneration. It also includes a review of the AREDS and AREDS2 study. It also provides new research on the role of carotenoids in ARMD and how carotenoids get into the eye through binding proteins.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16607
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78 Year Old Male With Intraocular Mass

HomeOphthalmic Pathology and Intraocular TumorsMelanocytic Tumors

Title:  78 Year Old Male With Intraocular Mass
Author:  Lloyd Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  02/16/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Choroidal Melanoma; Serous retinal detachment; Skin melanoma; Brachytherapy
Diagnosis: Choroidal Melanoma
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of an elderly man who presented with a new shower of floaters and flashes of light. The patient had a family history of skin melanoma and was diagnosed with choroidal melanoma. A review of choroidal melanoma is also presented here.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16603
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Is it a Third?

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologySystemic Conditions with Neuro-ophthalmic Signs

Title:  Is it a Third?
Author:  Brice Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  02/03/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Diplopia; Headache; Ptosis; Myasthenia gravis; Myasthenia antibody testing; Thymoma; Trigeminal nerve
Diagnosis: Myasthenia gravis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle aged male who presented with diplopia and ptosis. Differential diagnosis of pupil-involved and pupil-sparing third nerve palsies is given. When to order neuroimaging for third nerve palsy is discussed. A discussion of the diagnosis and features of myasthenia gravis are undertaken.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16599
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Early Worsening Of Diabetic Retinopathy

HomeRetina and VitreousRetinal Vascular Disease: Diabetic Retinopathy

Title:  Early Worsening Of Diabetic Retinopathy
Author:  Brice Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  02/03/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Diabetic retinopathy; Proliferative diabetic retinopathy; Early worsening
Diagnosis: Diabetic retinopathy
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of an older male with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy who presented with worsening diabetic retinopathy after starting therapy for diabetes. This terminology is referred to “early worsening of diabetic retinopathy.” A review of early worsening is presented as are clinically relevant strategies for managing early worsening.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16596
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Angiotensin Converting Enzyme & Corneal Neovascularization

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaOcular Immunology

Title:  Angiotensin Converting Enzyme & Corneal Neovascularization
Author:  Daniel Bettis, MD
Date:  02/09/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Angiotensin; ACE-inhibitors; Corneal neovascularization; VEGF
Diagnosis: Corneal neovascularization
Brief Description: This is a research presentation covering a broad review of angiotensin and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in the cornea and throughout the body. Experiments evaluating the effect of enalapril on corneal neovascularization are described.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16591
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Latanoprost in Pediatric Glaucomas

HomePediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusPediatric Glaucomas

Title:  Latanoprost in Pediatric Glaucomas
Author:  Barbara Wirostko, MD
Date:  02/16/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: Glaucoma; Latanoprost; Pediatric glaucoma; Clinical trial; Plasma drug levels; Timolol intraocular pressure (IOP); IOP outflow agent; Prostaglandin analogue
Diagnosis: Pediatric glaucoma
Brief Description: This is a clinical research report on the phase 1, and 3 trials of latanoprost in children with glaucoma. The phase 3 trial was a trial of latanoprost versus timolol. In the PK trial, latanoprost products were detected in blood. In the phase 3 trial, latanoprost was found to be non-inferior to timolol.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16582
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Elliptical Curve Fitting Using a Direct Algebraie Solution to a Generalized Eigensystem

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaExamination Techniques for the External Eye and Cornea

Title:  Elliptical Curve Fitting Using a Direct Algebraic Solution to a Generalized Eigensystem
Author:  Lloyd Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  02/16/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Mathematical Modeling; Corneal transplant; Microkeratome; DSAEK
Secondary CORE Category: External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation / Endothelial Keratoplasty
Diagnosis: Corneal transplant
Brief Description: This is a research presentation showing a mathematical evaluation and modeling approach for evaluating the shape of corneal buttons used in corneal transplantation. Mathematical analysis of DSAEK buttons cut with a microkeratome are shown. Some implications for DSAEK are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16574
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The Impact of Vision Loss

Home / Glaucoma / Introduction to Glaucoma

Title:  The Impact of Vision Loss
Author:  Hugh Taylor
Date:  03/09/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vision loss; International; Causes of vison loss; Mortality from blindness; Economic effects of blindness; Years of life lost to disability (YLD); Public Health; Cataract; AMD; Glaucoma
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Epidemiology of Cataracts
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization / Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diagnosis: Multiple
Brief Description: This lecture covers the basic economics and social aspects of eye health from an individual standpoint and a community and national health standpoint. It covers the 5 major causes of vision loss, diabetes, cataract, glaucoma, AMD, and refractive error in detail. It gives practical suggestions and solutions to the public heath issues of blindness and vision loss.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16561
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Flickering Movie Vision

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyNystagmus or Spontaneous Eye Movement Disorders

Title: Flickering Movie Vision
Author: Krista Kinard MD
Date: 03/09/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Superior oblique myokymia; Sinus disease
Diagnosis: Superior oblique myokymia
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient who presented with intermittent, right monocular “flickering movie vision.” Right superior oblique myokymia is described in detail, including video showing the characteristic eye movements in superior oblique myokymia, in this presentation as is treatment of this condition
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16558
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.