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Late Dislocation of LASIK Flap

Home / Refractive Surgery / Photoablation: Complications and Adverse Effects

Title:  Late Dislocation of LASIK Flap
Author:  Derick Holt, MD, PhD
Date:  03/9/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: LASIK; Flap dislocation; Sterile water
Diagnosis: Late flap dislocation
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient with late flap dislocation of a LASIK flap. An extensive review of the history of LASIK and excimer laser is presented. In addition, an extensive discussion of the physics of laser ablation is presented. A discussion of the surgical and clinical aspects of late flap disclocation and repair is undertaken. The use of sterile water in removing striae is presented.  
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_16555
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Ocular Effects of Smoking

HomeOrbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal SystemOrbital Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders

Title: Ocular Effects of Smoking
Author: Karyn Bourke, MD
Date: 03/06/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Smoking Cigarettes; Graves Disease; AMD; Cataract; Glaucoma; Uveitis; Cystoid macular edema; Smoking cessation
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Pathology of the Lens / Effects of Nutrition Alcohol and Smoking
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Diseases / Cystoid Macular Edema
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous /Age-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularizaton /Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This presentation is a review of the effects of smoking in the eye. The effects of smoking on the following disorders is dicussed: Thyroid eye disease, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, and macular degeneration. Techniques to help patients with smoking cessation are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16531
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Genomic Convergent Approach for Characterizing Pathways/Mechanisms Underlying Age-related Macular Degeneration

HomeRetina and VitreousAge-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization

Title:  Genomic Convergent Approach for Characterizing Pathways/Mechanisms Underlying Age-related Macular Degeneration
Author:  Margaret M. DeAngelis, MD
Date:  03/23/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Polygenic; Multifactorial Inheritance; Genetic disease; Genome; ARMD; Whole exome sequencing; Sibling pairs
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of work done to elucidate the gentic mechanisms of ARMD using sibling pair research and other genomic techniques. New gene relationships in ARMD are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16525
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Neurologic Accompaniments to Ophthalmic Disease

HomeRetina and VitreousFocal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation

Title: Neurologic Accompaniments to Ophthalmic Disease
Author: Julie Shelton, MD
Date: 04/20/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: APMPPE; Migraine; Central scotoma; Acute macular neuroretinopathy
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Decreased Vision / Retinopathy
Third CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Uveitis in the Pediatric Age Group / Posterior Uveitis
Diagnosis: Acute macular neuroretinopathy
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged female who presented with a migraines and a unilateral white spot and temporary vision loss in the left upper quadrant of both eyes. A discussion of APMPPE is undertaken with specific attention to the neurologic and neuro-ophthalmic complications in APMPPE. Additionally, acute macular neuroretinopathy is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16508
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What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation

Title:  What DSAEK? Why Isn’t my Vision 20/20?
Author:  Marcus Neuffer, MD
Date:  05/04/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: DSAEK; Cornea transplant; Interface haze; High order aberrations; Irregular astigmatism; Hyperopic shift; Fuchs’ dystrophy
Diagnosis: Fuchs’ Dystrophy
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient with Fuchs’ dystrophy who had a DSAEK to improve corneal edema. The case serves as a basis to discuss the causes of reduced best corrected visual acuity in post-DSAEK patients. Interface haze, high order abberations, prismatic effect of donor tissue, and irregular corneal astigmatism are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16240
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Retinopathy of Prematurity: Update

HomePediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusDisorders of the Retina and Vitreous

Title: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP): Update
Author: Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD
Date: 05/19/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: Retinopathy of Prematurity; Avastin; ROP staging; Plus disease; Lens sparing vitrectomy; Role of oxygen in ROP; VEGF; Angiogenesis; Avascular retina; Erythropoietin
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium / Degenerations
Diagnosis: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Brief Description: This is a comprehensive review of retinopathy of prematurity and a discussion of current research of mechanism and new treatments for retinopathy of prematurity. It also discusses current research and presents new research of the relationship between ROP and VEGF and anti-angiogenic factors.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16231
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Orbital Cellulitis: A Stagnant Diagnosis or an Evolving Disease

HomeOrbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal SystemOrbital Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders

Title:  Orbital Cellulitis: A Stagnant Diagnosis or an Evolving Disease
Author:  Jim Bell, MD
Date:  06/08/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Orbital cellulitis; Trauma; Pre-septal cellulitis; Leukocytosis; Pediatrics; Subperiosteal abscess; Surgical indications for abscess drainage; MRSA; Group A strep
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Orbital Disorders / Infectious and Inflammatory Conditions
Diagnosis: Orbital Cellulitis
Brief Description:  This is a case presentation of young boy who presented with orbital edema and erythema and chemosis. A discussion of the differences between pre-septal and orbital cellulitis is given. The pathophysiology, clinical course, and treatment of orbital cellulitis are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16219
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Posterior Segment Complications of LASIK

Home / Refractive Surgery / Photoablation: Complications and Adverse Effects

Title:  Posterior Segment Complications of LASIK
Author:  Julia Shulman, MD
Date:  06/22/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: LASIK; Posterior segment; Subretinal hemorrhage; Axial length; PVD; Scleral buckle; Macular hole; Retinal detachment; Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
Diagnosis: LASIK
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient who underwent an uneventful LASIK procedure and 2 weeks later presented with distortion in one eye. A review of the possible posterior segment effects of LASIK are discussed in detail, including posterior vitreous detachment, changes in axial length, retinal detachment, infarctions, macular hole, toxoplasmosis reactivation, and choroidal neovascularization. The use of LASIK after posterior segment procedures such as scleral buckle is also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_16215
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Corneal Scar Etiology and Management

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Ocular Surface Disorders

Title:  Corneal Scar Etiology and Management
Author:  Brent Betts, MSIV
Date:  06/22/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Corneal scar; Limbal stem cell deficiency; Chemical burn of the cornea; CIN
Secondary CORE Category: External Disease and Cornea / Neoplasms of the Conjunctiva and Cornea / Tumors of Epithelial Origin
Additional CORE Category: External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Aspects of Toxic and Traumatic Injuries of the Anterior Segment / Chemical Injuries
Diagnosis: Corneal Scar
Brief Description: This is a case report of a patient with unusual corneal scarring. A discussion of causes of limbal stem cell deficiency is included.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16203
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Reactivation of Laten B Virus Presenting as Bilateral Retinal Vasculitis & Necrotizing Herpetic Retinitis

HomeRetina and VitreousFocal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation

Title:  Reactivation of Laten B Virus presenting as Bilateral Retinal Vasculitis & Necrotizing Herpetic Retinitis
Author:  Charles Calvo, MSIV
Date:  06/22/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: B virus; Macaque bite; Viral reactivation; Viral retinitis
Diagnosis: B-virus
Brief Description: This is a case study of a young male who had previously been infected with the highly virulent B-virus and survived after meningitis and encephalitis. He presented with retinal lesions and decreased vision in one eye. A discussion of the transmission, history, clinical course, and management of B-virus infection are presented. In specific, the ocular findings of B-virus are discussed. This is the first documented case of B-virus reactivation in a human. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16023
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