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Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery

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Title: Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery
Author: Alan Crandall, MD
Date: 08/08/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Glaucoma; Surgical intervention; Trabeculectomy; Mitomycin C; Endocyclophotocoagulation; Suprachoroidal surgery; Tube-shunts; Schlemm’s canal surgery
Diagnosis: Glaucoma
Brief Description: This is a review of glaucoma surgery including trabeculectomy and newer ab-interno procedures. A detailed discussion of the techniques and outcomes is undertaken.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15891
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Patient Presentation: 22 year-Old Female with Ehlers-Danlos Type VI

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaSystemic Disorders with Corneal Changes

Title: Patient Presentation- 22 Year Old Female- Ehlers-Danlos Type VI
Author: Adam Gess
Date: 08/08/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Ehlers-Danlos type VI; Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome; Open globe; Scleral thinning
Diagnosis: Ehlers-Danlos Type VI
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young female with a history of Ehlers-Danlos type VI who suffered an open globe injury with subsequent superior scleral staphyloma. The clinical features of Ehlers-Danlos are discusses as is management of significant scleral thinning. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15881
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Ophthalmology: The Digital Age

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Title: Ophthalmology: The Digital Age
Author: Andrew Rosenburg
Date: 08/22/2012
Keywords/ Main Subjects: Smartphone; Ophthalmic photography
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a presentation of the digital and smartphone resources available for ophthalmologists in 2012. Use of the smartphone as a photographic device in the clinical exam is also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15789
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Keratoconus: Case Presentation and Disease Review

Home External Disease and CorneaCorneal Dystrophies and Ectasias

Title: Keratoconus: Case Presentation and Disease Review
Author: Zachary Oakley
Date: 08/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Keratoconus; Corneal hydrops; Rabinowitz criteria
Diagnosis: Keratoconus, Corneal hydrops
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of an individual with keratoconus and corneal hydrops. A discussion of the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical course, and treatment of keratoconus is presented. The management of hydrops is also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15781
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Genetic Counseling in Ophthalmology

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Title: Genetic Counseling in Ophthalmology
Author: Briana Sawyer
Date: 09/05/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Genetic counseling; Genetic testing; Genetic disease
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This lecture provides a detailed introduction to genetic counseling, specifically as it applies to ophthalmology. Discusses in detail what a genetic counselor does and how a genetic counselor can be important in patient care. Genetic testing is also discussed and case studies of several diseases for which testing may be appropriate are provided. Patient resources and references are provided.
Format: video
Series: Moran Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15772
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Ocular Lymphoma: My Left Eye is Blind

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Title:  Ocular Lymphoma: My Left Eye is Blind
Author:  Brian Zaugg
Date:  02/08/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: CLL; B-cell lymphoma; Masquerade syndromes; CNS lymphoma; Intraocular lymphoma; Steroid unresponsive uveitis; Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Ocular Involvement in Systemic Malignancies / Lymphomatous Tumors
Third CORE Category:  Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Masquerade Syndromes / Neoplastic Masquerade Syndromes
Diagnosis: Ocular lymphoma
Brief Description: This is a case report of an elderly male who presented with sudden, painless loss of vision in one eye and a history of B-cell lymphoma, previously treated with chemotherapy. He was diagnosed with primary central nervous system lymphoma and ocular lymphoma. A review of ocular lymphoma diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management is undertaken.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15769
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Next Steps in AMD

Home / Retina and Vitreous / Age-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularizaton

Title:  Next Steps in AMD
Author:  Anthony Adamis
Date:  02/15/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects; ARMD; Anti-VEGF; Angiogenesis; MARINA trial; ANCHOR trial; HARBOR trial; Clinical trials; Sustained drug release; PDGF; neovascularization;
Secondary CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Age-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularizaton / Other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularizaton
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description:  This lecture discusses of the history and development of anti-angiogenesis drugs in age-related macular degeneration. The lecture continues with an assessment of the future of treatments, such as inhibiting PDGF and inflammation for preventing neovascularization and treating neovascular macular degeneration.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15764
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Neuropathy, Ataxia, and Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Title:  Neuropathy, Ataxia, and Retinitis Pigmentosa
Author:  Angela Peters
Date:  03/07/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: NARP; Retinitis pigmentosa; Neuropathy; Ataxia; Mitochondrial DNA mutations; Mitochondrial diseases
Diagnosis: NARP
Brief Description: This is a case report of a middle-aged woman with neuropathy, ataxia, and retinitis pigmentosa who presented to the neuro-ophthalmology clinic at the Moran Eye Center. She was diagnosed with NARP, a mitochondrial DNA mutation.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15761
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Accommodation in Pseudophakia: Another Perspective

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Title:  Accommodation in Pseudophakia: Another Perspective
Author:  Marc Michelson, MD
Date:  01/25/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Pseudoaccommodation; IOLs; Pinhole effect; Depth of field; Pseudophakia; Crystalens; Corneal aberrations; Aspheric IOLs; Dysphotopsia; Multifocal IOLs
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Complications of Cataract Surgery / Complications of IOL Implantation
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a clinical presentation on pseudoaccommodation in pseudophakia including the causes of apparent accommodation. It also discusses dysphotopsia in multifocal IOLs and presents a method of predicting which patients will tolerate multifocal IOLs. Crystalens accommodation is also discussed as are ways of restoring accommodation in crystalens patients. Lastly the visiogen lens is discussed. This is a clinical presentation on pseudoaccommodation in pseudophakia including the causes of apparent accommodation. It also discusses dysphotopsia in multifocal IOLs and presents a method of predicting which patients will tolerate multifocal IOLs. Crystalens accommodation is also discussed as are ways of restoring accommodation in crystalens patients. Lastly the visiogen lens is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15755
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Acute Unilateral Vision Loss with Neck Stiffness: Will She See Again?

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Title:  Acute Unilateral Vision Loss with Neck Stiffness: Will She See Again?
Author:  Jim Bell
Date:  03/07/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Neck stiffness; Optic nerve edema; Epstein-Barr virus; Optic neuritis
Diagnosis: EBV-induced Optic Neuritis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young female with unilateral vision loss, malaise, fever, and neck stiffness. The presentation discusses the diagnosis of Epstein-Barr virus optic neuritis and reviews case reports in the literature of similar cases and discusses management of this patient.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15752
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.