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Differentiating Retinopathy from Optic Neuropathy in Acute Persistent Vision Loss

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyCauses of Decreased Vision

Title:  Differentiating Retinopathy from Optic Neuropathy in Acute Persistent Vision Loss
Author:   Zhan Li
Date:  07/30/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects:  Optic neuropathy; Acute persistent vision loss; Maculopathy; Retinopathy; NAION
Secondary CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Diagnostic Approach to Retinal Disease
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male who presented with central scotoma in the right eye and a past history of granular corneal dystrophy. A differential diagnosis of optic nerve and retinal causes of and general clinical approach to acute persistent vision loss are presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17548
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Small Gauge Vitrectomy

Home / Retina and Vitreous / Vitreoretinal Surgery

Title:  Advantages and Disadvantages of Small Gauge Vitrectomy
Author:  Kimberly Lavin
Date:  07/30/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vitrectomy; PPV; Small gauge vitrectomy; Pars plana vitrectomy; 20g vitrectomy; 23g vitrectomy; 25g vitrectomy
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a review of vitectomy with a specific emphasis on comparing 20g vitrectomy to smaller gauge vitrectomy (23 and 25 gauge). A history of vitrectomy is presented. Surgical video of vitrectomy is shown. A short discussion of 27g vitrectomy is also presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds

Identifier: Moran_CORE_16062
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Refractive Surgical Complications

Home / Refractive Surgery / Photoablation: Complications and Adverse Effects

Title:  Refractive Surgical Complications
Author:  Majid Moshirfar MD, Carlton Fenzal, MD
Date:  07/23/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: LASIK; PRK; Epi-LASIK; Mitomycin C; Stromal haze; Epithelial ingrowth; Post-LASIK infection
Secondary CORE Category:
Diagnosis: Refractive surgery complications
Brief Description: This is a series of cases demonstrating the potential complications of refractive surgery. Case 1 presents a post-LASIK patient with epithelial ingrowth: the etiology, clinical course, and management of epithelial ingrowth is discussed. Case 2 presents a patient with a partial flap after aborted LASIK procedure followed by PRK. The etiology and management of subepithelial haze is discussed in the context of this case. Case 3 and case 4 present a patients who underwent epi-LASIK for moderate myopia. Subsequent photophobia, bullae, stromal haze, and edema occurred post-operatively. A discussion of the possibility of mitomycin toxicity, indolent infection, and epi-LASIK in causing haze and inflammation is presented. The management and outcome of each case is discussed.
Format: .mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_16042
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Acute Onset of Esotropia in Children

HomePediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Esodeviations

Title:  Acute Onset of Esotropia in Children
Author:  Matthew Kliethermes
Date:  07/16/2014
Keywords / Main Subjects: Esotropia; Kansas City; Differential diagnosis of esotropia; Arnold-chiari malformation; Downbeat nystagmus; Ataxia;
Diagnosis: Esotropia
Brief Description of Video: This is a review of the differential diagnoses in esotropia and a case illustration the diagnostic processes used in identifying the cause of esotropia in a patient. It covers when to be concerned for uncommon and life threatening causes. The case study is of a child who presented with acute late-onset esotropia. Arnold-chiari malformations are then discussed in detail.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16036
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Radiused Phacoemulsification Tip: Efficiency and Chatter

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  Radiused Phacoemulsification Tip: Efficiency and Chatter
Author:  Gupta, Isha
Date:  07/16/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract surgery; Phacoemulsification; Phaco tip; Phaco efficiency; Longitudinal phacoemulsification; Torsional phacoemulsification
Diagnosis: Cataract
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the effect of phaco tip radius on the efficiency of phacoemulsification. The effect of phaco tip on capsular breakage rates are discussed. Posterior capsule breakage factors are discussed. Efficiency of radius tips versus non-radiused tips were also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16030
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Bench to Bedside: Ocular Drug Delivery

Home / Principles of OphthalmologyPharmacologic Principles

Title:  Bench to Bedside:  Ocular Drug Delivery`
Author:  Bowen, R. Christopher
Date:  07/16/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Pharmacology; Drug delivery; HyStem; Continuous drug release; PLGA
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This presentation discusses the HyStem material as a potential biodegradable, sustained drug delivery system in the eye. Also discussed are the concepts of biocompatibility, degredation rate, and possible targets for drug delivery systems in the eye.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15741
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Alternative Glaucoma Treatments

HomeGlaucoma / Medical Management of Glaucoma

Title:  Alternative Glaucoma Treatments
Author:  Lu Meng MD
Date:  06/18/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Alternative medicine; Acupunture; Cannabis; Exercise; Nutrition; Glaucoma; Valsalva maneuver
Diagnosis: Glaucoma
Brief Description: This is a review of the literature of alternative medicine treatments for glaucoma. It includes review of the effects of acupuncture, exercise, nutrition, and cannabis use on glaucoma and intraocular pressure. The effects of recreation like Yoga and occupations like trumpet playing are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15723
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Funny Looking Nerves (Bilateral Optic Nerve Drusen)

HomeNeuro-OphthalmologyCauses of Decreased Vision

Title: Funny Looking Nerves (Bilateral Optic Nerve Drusen)
Author: Medical Student; Dr. Katz
Date: 06/11/2014
Keywords / Main Subjects: Optic nerve drusen; Migraine; Optic nerve edema
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Optic Disc Abnormalities / Pseudopapilledema
Diagnosis: Optic Nerve Drusen
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a teenaged female with migraines and elevated optic nerves. The presentation covers the differences between papilledema and other causes of optic nerves that appear elevated. Optic nerve head drusen are discussed in detail.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15714
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SICS is to Cataract as ____ is to glaucoma

HomeGlaucoma / Surgical Therapy for Glaucoma

Title: SICS is to Cataract as ____ is to glaucoma
Author: Craig Chaya MD
Date:  06/11/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects:  International; Glaucoma; Haiti; GATT; Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy; Gonioscopy; Ab-interno trabeculotomy; Surgical intervention; Trabeculectomy
Secondary CORE Category:  Lens and Cataract / Preparing for Cataract Surgery in Special Situations / Glaucoma and Cataract
Diagnosis: Glaucoma
Brief Description: This is a review of the international aspects of glaucoma and glaucoma care. A discussion of the possible relevant treatments for glaucoma in the developing world. Specifically GATT is discussed. A review of the history of glaucoma surgery is also discussed. Surgical video of ab-interno trabeculotomy is shown.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds

Identifier: Moran_CORE_15706
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Fenofibrate; Effect on Diabetic Retinopathy, its Target and Mechanism of Action

HomeRetina and VitreousRetinal Vascular Disease: Diabetic Retinopathy

Title:  Fenofibrate;  Effect on Diabetic Retinopathy, its Target and Mechanism of Action
Author:  Jian-Zing Ma MD
Date:  04/16/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Diabetic retinopathy; Fenofibrate; PPAR-alpha
Diagnosis: Diabetic retinopathy
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the effects of fenofibrate, a PPAR-alpha agonist, on diabtic retinopathy. The FIELD study and ACCORD studies of fenofibrate in diabetic retinopathy are discussed. The effect of fenofibrate in type I and type II diabetics is also discussed. Research into the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy and mechanism of action of fenofibrate is presented. The role of PPAR-alpha in the retina is also described.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15518
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