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From Bench to Practice

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  From Bench to Practice
Author:  Alan Crandall
Date:  02/27/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects Cataract; Cataract Surgery; Anterior capsule sweep; Intra-cameral antibiotics; Ultra-chopper; Pre-chop
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a presentation of new techniques and recent research in cataract surgery. The specific techniques and modifications discussed are as follows: Corneal marking for rhexis size, pre-chop and ultra-chop, hurricane/oblique I&A, anterior capsule sweeping, and intra-cameral antibiotics. Logical reasons for each of these techniques are presented in a discussion format and benefits of each of these interventions are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15033
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Femtosecond Lasers: The Future

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  Femtosecond Lasers: The Future
Author:  Alan Crandall
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract Surgery; Femtosecond laser; Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery; Effective lens position; Pseudoexfoliation; Marfan’s syndrome; Argentinian flag sign; Intumescent cataract
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a review of the advantages and disadvantages, as compared to traditional phacoemulsification, of femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Surgicalvideo of femtosecond cataract surgery is presented. A description of techniques of femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery is undertaken. Many cases of difficult cataract surgery including pseudoexfoliation, marfan’s syndrome, intumescent cataract, and loose zonules are shown.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15025
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Chronic Conjunctival Chemosis

Home / External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Approach to Depositions and Degenerations of the Conjunctiva, Cornea, and Sclera

Title:  Chronic Conjunctival Chemosis
Author:  Jason Edmonds
Date:  02/06/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Conjunctival chemosis; Chronic conjunctival chemosis
Diagnosis: Chronic conjunctival chemosis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male with chronic conjunctival chemosis. A differential diagnosis of chronic conjunctival chemosis is given. A discussion of the potential work-up for chronic conjuntival chemosis is given as is a discussion of some of the etiology.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15520
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Future Advancements in Refractive Surgery

Home / Refractive Surgery / International Perspectives in Refractive Surgery

 

Title:  Future Advancements in Refractive Surgery
Author:  Russell Swan
Date:  02/06/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Refractive surgery; SMILE; Small incision lenticular extraction; International; LASIK complications
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a presentation of small incision lenticular extraction (SMILE), a relatively new intralase-based refractive surgery available internationally. A detailed discussion of SMILE including the advantages and disadvantages of SMILE. Surgical videos are shown as well as as review and new data from outcomes in Nepal and internationally. At the time of this presentation SMILE was not approved byt the FDA in the United States.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_15015
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Light Adjustable Lens and other Adjustable Intraocular Lens Power Technologies

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  Light Adjustable Lens and other Adjustable Intraocular Lens (IOL) Power Technologies
Author:  Joshua Ford
Date:  09/11/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract surgery; Light adjustable IOL; Intraocular lenses; Adjustable IOLs; Liquid crystals
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a review of adjustable intraocular lenses and their research and use in cataract surgery. The problem of incorrect IOL power is discussed. A discussion of the types of adjustable intraocular lenses is included. A detailed discussion of light adjustable lenses is also provided.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15001
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A Bump on the Iris

HomeOphthalmic PathologyOcular Involvement in Systemic Malignancies

Title:  A Bump on the Iris
Author:  Jim Bell
Date:  10/30/2013
Keywords/Main Subjects
Secondary CORE Category:  Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors / Vitreous
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14997
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Translating Biology into Therapy: From Understanding Vascular Demarcations to Restoring Them

HomeOphthalmic Pathology and Intraocular TumorsUveal Tract

Title:  Translating Biology into Therapy: From Understanding Vascular Demarcations to Restoring Them
Author:  Balamurali K. Ambati, PhD, MD
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Angiogenesis; VEGF; Flt-1; CNV; ARMD; Vascular zoning; Targeted nanoparticles
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research presentation about angiogenesis and corneal and retinal neovascularization and the role of Flt-1 in that angiogenesis. It also discusses the possibilities of modifying FLT-1 pathways using RGD targeted nanoparticles to decrease CNV.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14988
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Complex Refractive Situations at the Time of Cataract Surgery

Home / Lens and Cataract / Evaluation and Management of Cataracts in Adults

Title:  Complex Refractive Situations at the Time of Cataract Surgery
Author:  Balamurali K. Ambati, PhD, MD
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Pellucid marginal degeneration; LASIK; Keratoconus; Penetrating keratoplasty; Astigmatism; Arcuate incisions; Toric IOLs; Hyperopic surprise; IOL calculations
Secondary CORE Category:  Refractive Surgery / Considerations After Refractive Surgery
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a series of case presentations on complex refractive situations in cataract surgery. Cases include refractive considerations during cataract surgery in patients with 1) pellucid marginal degeneration, 2) post-Radial keratotomy, 3) keratoconus, 4) post-LASIK, 5) post-Penetrating keratoplasty, Use of topography, sheimflug imaging, optical IOL calulators, multiple lens types including toric lenses, and other methods of astigmatism correction. A discussion of the choice of lens and astigmatism correction is included in each case and a discussion of pitfalls and potential solutions are provided. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14984
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Homonymous Hemianopia

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyCauses of Decreased Vision

Title:  Homonymous Hemianopia
Author:  Obeldurahman Faiz Rehmani
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Homonymous hemianopia; Multiple sclerosis; Migraine
Diagnosis: Homonymous Hemianopia
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged woman with multiple sclerosis, seizures, and migraine who presented with a left homonomyous hemianopia. A differential diagnosis, general principles, treatment, and localization of homonymous heminanopias are discussed with some specific discussion of meyelinating disease.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14979
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Eye Banking and Corneal Donations: International Considerations

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation

Title:  Eye Banking and Corneal Donations: International Considerations
Author:  Mark Mifflin
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Eye Bank; Corneal transplant; Corneal graft; International
Diagnosis: Cornea Transplant
Brief Description: This is a presentation of the techniques and regulations of eye banking for corneal transplant. A discussion how to regulate and evaluate eye banking in developing countries is undertaken. Tissue safety and donor eligibility are discussed. Statistics of the need and availability of corneal eye banking are given. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_14907
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.