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Open source ophthalmology education for students, residents, fellows, healthcare workers, and clinicians. Produced by the Moran Eye Center in partnership with the Eccles Library

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor)

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyCauses of Decreased Vision

Title: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor)
Author: Anat Kessler
Date: 09/01/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: IIH; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Obesity; Hyperandrogenism; Carbonic anhydrase
Diagnosis: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Brief Description: This is a review of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH, pseudotumor cerebri) conducted through 2 case reports. It also describes new research on the underlying causes and risk factors for IIH and treatments.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15485
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Ocular Complications of Bariatric Surgery

HomeUpdate on General MedicineHypertension

Title: Ocular Complications of Bariatric Surgery
Author: Elizabeth Doll
Date: 03/03/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vitamin deficiency; Vitamin A; Gastric bypass; Bariatric surgery; Central scotoma nyctalopia; Night blindness; Malabsorbtion
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Decreased Vision / Retinopathy
Diagnosis: Vitamin A deficiency
Brief Description: This lecture is a case report of a middle-aged obese female with a history of gastric bypass surgery who presents with central vision loss and nyctalopia. She was diagnosed with vitamin A deficiency.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15480
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


The Friday at 5:00 PM Patient

HomeNeuro-Ophthalmology / Evaluation of Diplopia

Title:  The Friday at 5:00 PM Patient – Case 1-4
Author:  Roger Harrie
Date:  03/06/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Myositis; Ophthalmic ultrasound; BRVO; Hypertension; CRAO; Embolic arterial occlusion; Retinal detachment
Case 1 Secondary CORE Category:  Orbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal System / Orbital Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders / Nonspecific Orbital Inflammation
Case 2 CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Diseases / Venous Occlusive Disease
Case 3 CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Diseases / Arterial Occlusive Disease
Case 4 CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Retinal Detachment and Predisposing / Lesions Retinal Detachment
Diagnosis: Multiple
Brief Description: This video presents 4 important cases commonly seen on call in ophthalmology. These include 1) myositis, 2) branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) due to hypertension, 3) central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) and 4) retinal detachment. Differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management are discussed for each.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15257
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To Wait, Eviscerate, or Enucleate?

Home / External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Aspects of Toxic and Traumatic Injuries of the Anterior Segment

Title:  To Wait, Eviscerate, or Enucleate?
Author:  Lorraine Meyers
Date:  07/31/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Evisceration; Enucleation; Open globe; Globe trauma; Sympathetic ophthalmia; Suprachoroidal hemorrhage
Secondary CORE Category:  Retina and Vitreous / Posterior Segment Manifestations of Trauma / Sympathetic Ophthalmia
Third CORE Category:  Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Noninfectious (Autoimmune) Panuveitis / Panuveitis
Diagnosis: Sympathetic ophthalmia
Brief Description: These are a pair of case presentations on open globe patients. An extensive discussion of sympathetic ophthalmia is presented, including etiology, clinical course, pathophysiology, and treatment as well as prevention. The decision making process for whether to repair an open globe or enucleate or eviscerate the open globe patient is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15253
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Glistenings and Surface Light Scattering in Intraocular Lenses

HomeLens and CataractComplications of Cataract Surgery

Title:  Glistenings and Surface Light Scattering in Intraocular Lenses
Author:  Caleb Morris
Date:  05/29/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Intraocular lenses; Glistenings; IOLs; IOL complications; Nanoglistenings; Hydrophobic acrylic IOL; AcrySof; Silicone IOL; PMMA IOL; Hydrophilic acrylic IOL
Secondary CORE Category: Optics / Intraocular Lenses / Lens-Related Vision Disturbances
Diagnosis: Glistenings
Brief Description: This is a clinical research presentation on nanoglistenings in AcrySof, hydrophobic, acrylic lenses. Additional work was done with different lens types and materials including hydrophobic and hydrophilic acrylic, PMMA, and silicone lenses.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15248
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Pathology of 1-piece and 3-piece Intraocular Lenses Fixated in the Ciliary Sulcus

Home / Lens and Cataract / Complications of Cataract Surgery

Title:  Pathology of 1-piece and 3-piece Intraocular Lenses Fixated in the Ciliary Sulcus
Author:  Kevin Kirk
Date:  05/22/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: 3-piece IOL; 1-piece IOL; Hydrophobic acrylic IOL; Square edged IOL; Asymmetric IOL Implantation; Sulcus IOL; Miyake view
Secondary CORE Category:  Ophthalmic Pathology / Lens / Pathology of Intraocular Lenses
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the pathology of IOLs implanted asymetrically (with one haptic in the bag and one haptic in the sulcus). Miyaki view and other pathological data is presented for both 1-piece and 3-piece IOLs and ocular damage from asymmetric implantation is shown and discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15244
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Neuroplasticity and Amblyopia

Home / Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Amblyopia

Title:  Neuroplasticity and Amblyopia
Author:  Derick Holt
Date:  05/22/2013
Keywords / Main Subjects: Amblyopia; Neuroplasticity; Critical period patching; Ocular dominance columns; SSRI; Levodopa; Acetylcholine
Diagnosis: Amblyopia
Brief Description: This is a review of Amblyopia, the most common cause of unilateral vision loss in childhood. It covers the causes, the pathophysiology, and the treatment. It also presents a review of new potential treatments for Amblyopia. Neuroplasticity and its role in the pathophysiology and treatment of Amblyopia is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15239
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


A Case of Rapidly Progressive Unilateral Proptosis in a Child

Home / Orbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal System / Orbital Neoplasms and Malformations

Title:  A Case of Rapidly Progressive Unilateral Proptosis in a Child
Author:  Rachel Epstein
Date:  05/01/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Rhabdomyosarcoma; Proptosis; Orbital tumor; Progressive proptosis; Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma; Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma;
Secondary CORE Category:  Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Orbital Disorders / Neoplasms
Diagnosis: Rhabdomyosarcoma
Brief Description:  This is a case of a child who presented with rapidly progressive, painless, unilateral edema and proptosis. A differential diagnosis is discussed. Rhabdomyosarcoma is discussed in detail, including diagnostic criteria, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis.
Format: .mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds 2013
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_15235
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Diagnostic Challenges in Sarcoidosis

Home / Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Noninfections (Autoimmune) Uveitis

Title:  Diagnostic Challenges in Sarcoidosis
Author:  Akbar Shakoor
Date:  04/24/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Sarcoidosis; Masquerade syndromes; Diagnostic criteria; Granulomatous uveitis; Chest x-ray; Systemic disease; Hilar adenopathy; Lacrimal gland biopsy; Conjuctival biopsy; ACE; Lysozyme; Sarcoidosis
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Systemic Conditions With Neuro-Ophthalmic Signs / Sarcoidosis
Diagnosis: Sarcoidosis
Brief Description: This presentation shows multiple cases of sarcoidosis and discusses in detail the challenges of diagnosing sarcoidosis. A discussion of the literature regarding diagnosing sarcoid related uveitis is undertaken in detail. Guidelines for diagnosing ocular sarcoidosis are given and discussion of clinical, laboratory, imaging, and biopsy indications and findings are given.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15231
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Extruded IOL

HomeLens and CataractComplications of Cataract Surgery

Title:  Extruded IOL
Author:  Krista Kinnard
Date:  03/13/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Dislocated IOL; Corneal ulcer; Corneal perforation; Extruded IOL; Radiation; Squamous cell carcinoma; Neurotrophic cornea
Secondary CORE Category:  External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Aspects of Toxic and Traumatic Injuries of the Anterior Segment / Injuries Caused by Temperature and Radiation
Diagnosis: Extruded IOL
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of an elderly male patient who received radiation for conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma who presented with an extruded IOL in one eye after multiple corneal ulcers and corneal perforations. The management of the extruded IOL is discussed. In addition, the ocular effects of orbital/globe radiation are discussed in detail. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15227
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.