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28 Year Old Woman with New-Onset Vision Loss

HomeRetina and VitreousFocal and Diffuse Choroidal and Retinal Inflammation

Title:  28 Year Old Woman with New-Onset Vision Loss
Author:  Pete Hannon
Date:  08/17/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cecocentral scotoma; Optic nerve edema; Quantiferon gold; Neuroretinitis; Tuberculosis; TB neuroretinitis; Macular star
Secondary CORE Category: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Infectious Uveitis / Bacterial Uveitis
Diagnosis: Tuberculosis neuroretinitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young woman who presented with decreased vision OU and optic nerve edema and cecocentral scotoma and a macular star.   A differential diagnosis of optic disc edema and cecocentral scotoma and a macular star. A differential diagnosis of optic disc edema with macular star (neuroretinitis) is presented. Neuroretinitis is discussed in detail. A discussion of important laboratory studies to diagnose the etiology of her neuroretinitis is presented. This patient was found to have tuberculosis with neuroretinitis and this diagnosis is discussed in detail as well as management and clinical course are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15852
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Hemifield Slide

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyEvaluation of Diplopia

Title:  Hemifield Slide
Author:  Brian Stagg, MSIV
Date:  08/17/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Traumatic brain injury; Hemifield slide; 6th nerve palsy; Bi-temporal hemianopsia
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-ophthalmology/Decreased Vision/Chiasmal Lesions
Diagnosis: Hemifield slide, bi-temporal hemianopsia
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male who presented with visual field defects, vision disturbances, and diplopia after a traumatic brain injury. The patient’s 6th nerve palsy, chiasmal injury, and hemifield slide are discussed, with special attention to the hemifield slide and its mechanism.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15845
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Conjunctival Melanoma Arising from Primary Acquired Melanosis

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaNeoplasms of the Conjunctiva and Cornea

Title:  Conjunctival Melanoma Arising from Primary Acquired Melanosis
Author:  Mason Schmutz, MSIV
Date:  08/24/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Conjunctival melanoma; Primary acquired melanosis; Conjunctival neoplasm; Orbital neoplasia; PAM with atypia; Histopathology
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Conjunctiva / Neoplasia – Conjunctiva
Diagnosis: Conjunctival melanoma
Brief Description: This is a case report of a elderly male with primary acquired melanosis (PAM) and conjunctival melanoma. Emphasis is on the histopathologic features of PAM and conjunctival melanoma and the epidemiology, natural history, and management of PAM and conjunctival melanoma.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15832
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Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid)

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaDiagnosis and Management of Immune-Related Disorders of the External Eye

Title:  Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid)
Author:  Adam Jorgensen, MSIV
Date:  08/24/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid; Pseudopterygium; Mucus membrane pemphigoid
Diagnosis: Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a elderly male who presents with decreased vision and conjunctival pterygia and symblepharon. A discussion of the pathogenesis, etiology, clinical features, and treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15828
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10 Year Old with Monocular Vision Loss

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologySystemic Conditions with Neuro-ophthalmic Signs

Title:  10 Year Old with Monocular Vision Loss
Author:  Betsy Ostrander, MD
Date:  08/24/2011
Keywords / Main Subjects: Neurofibromatosis type 2; Acoustic schwannoma; Vestibular nerve schwannoma; Retinal hamartoma; Manchester criteria; Meningioma; Epiretinal membrane; Pale optic nerve; Neurofibromatosis center; Café-au-lait spots
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease / Diseases Due to Chromosomal Abnormalities
Diagnosis: Neurofibromatosis type 2
Brief Description:  This is a case presentation of a young female child who presented with unilateral vision loss. A description of the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, genetics, and clinical course of neurofibromatosis type 2 is given. Characteristic neuroimaging findings and histopathology are shown.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15672
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Woman with Osciliopsia

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyNystagmus or Spontaneous Eye Movement Disorders

Title:  Woman with Oscillopsia
Author:  Lloyd B. Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  08/21/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Oculopalatal myoclonus; Oscillopsia; Stroke
Diagnosis: Oculopalatal Myoclonus
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of an elderly woman who developed oculopalatal myoclonus after stroke. It also presents a description of the pathophysiology and management of oculopalatal myoclonus.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15667
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Intraocular Lens Calculations After RK

Home / Refractive Surgery / Considerations After Refractive Surgery

Title:  Intraocular Lens Calculations After RK
Author:  Dave DeMill
Date:  08/31/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract surgery; Radial keratotomy; IOL calculations; Effective lens position; Central cornea power
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Surgery for Cataract
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a review of the methods of calculating the appropriate IOL power after cataract surgery. The specific problem of calculating IOL power in post-RK patients is discussed. A review of the history of IOL calculations and RK is also provided. A study of the potential methods of predicting the IOL power for cataract surgery and the outcomes of those predictions is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_15647
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The Ocular Surface

Home /  External Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Ocular Surface Disorders

Title:  The Ocular Surface
Author:  Michael Duffin, MD
Date:  09/14/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Dry eye disease; Tear film; Tear film osmolarity; Meibomian gland dysfunction; Blepharitis; Meibomian duct probing; Topical azithromycin; Topical cyclosporine
Diagnosis: Dry Eye Disease
Brief Description: This is an extensive review of dye eye disease, public health factors, etiology, pharmacology, and management are discussed. The physiology and anatomy of the tear film and important ocular surface structures are discussed. The appropriate tests for dry eye and their use are highlighted. A clinical approach to dry eye disease is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15641
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Understanding Phaco Function

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  Understanding Phaco Function
Author:  Randy Olson, MD
Date:  09/28/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Phacoemulsification; Post-occlusion surge; Capsular breakage; Torsional phacoemulsification; Radiused phaco tip; Wound burn; Viscoelastic
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Complications of Cataract Surgery / Corneal Complications
Additiional CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Complications of Cataract Surgery / Other Anterior Segment Complications
Brief Description: This is a review presentation of the physics and function of phacoemulsification machines and correlation to surgical application. A comparison of machine types is also discussed. Important topics like wound burn, phaco power, chatter, efficiency, post occlusion surge, capsular breakage, and other surgically relevant topics are discussed in relation to phaco machine types and parameters.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15604
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Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Blockers and CNS Demyelination

Home / Neuro-Ophthalmology / Systemic Conditions with Neuro-ophthalmic Signs

Title:  Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Antagonists and CNS Demyelination
Author:  Kris French
Date:  10/12/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Demyelination; Tumor-Necrosis factor alpha; Etanercept; Multiple sclerosis
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Decreased Vision / Optic Neuropathy
Diagnosis: Multiple Sclerosis
Brief Description: This is a case report of a middle-aged female who presented with signs and symptoms of demyelinating disease while taking a tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) blocker. A discussion of the TNF-alpha blockers and their possible role in demyelination is conducted.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15589
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