Moran CORE

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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DMEK: Pros, Cons and Lessons Learned From Our First Case

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation

Title: DMEK: Pros, Cons and Lessons Learned From Our First Case
Author: Jason Feuerman
Date: 06/10/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: DMEK, Corneal tranplant, Fuchs’ Dystrophy
Diagnosis: DMEK
Brief Description: This is a review of endothelial keratoplasty and the use of DMEK. A presentation of a surgical case and surgical pearls in DMEK are shown. Surgical techniques for DMEK are presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20779
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


COMP Ang1

HomeRetina and VitreousRetinal Vascular Disease: Diabetic Retinopathy

Title: COMP Ang1  
Author: Judd Cahoon
Date: 06/17/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Diabetic retinopathy; Comp-Ang-1
Diagnosis: Diabetic retinopathy
Brief Description: This is a research presentation on diabetic retinopathy. Discussed are the etiology of diabetic retinopathy and the current treatments. Novel idea, related to comp-ang-1, for treatment are presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20773
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Iris Nevi & the Transition for Melanoma

HomeOphthalmic Pathology and Intraocular TumorsMelanocytic Tumors

Title: Iris Nevi & the Transition for Melanoma
Author: 
Date:  07/15/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Iris nevi; Iris melanoma; Iris lesion
Diagnosis: Iris nevi, Iris melanoma
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a teenage boy with a new pigmented iris lesion. A discussion of iris nevi and iris melanoma and their distinguishing features are discussed. The risk factors for transition to melanoma are presented. Techniques for diagnosing iris melanoma are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20763
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Intense Pulsed Light Therapy: A novel treatment for refractory dry eye disease

HomeExternal Disease and CorneaClinical Approach to Ocular Surface Disorders

Title: Intense Pulsed Light Therapy: A novel treatment for refractory dry eye disease
Author: Sravanthi Vegunta
Date: 07/15/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Dry Eye, Meibomian gland dysfunction, Intense pulsed light therapy
Diagnosis: Dry Eye Disease
Brief Description: This is a review of the use of intense pulsed light therapy for the treatment of refractory dry eye disease. A review of intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is presented. Clinical research into the effects of IPL on drye eye symptoms and meibomian gland function is shown and discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20757
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Retinal Mass in an Immunocompromised Patient

HomeIntraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Infectious Uveitis

Title: Retinal Mass in an Immunocompromised Patient
Author: David Massop
Date: 08/12/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Nocardia; Endophthalmitis; Immunocompromise
Diagnosis: Endophthalmitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged female who presented with a red eye and headache in the setting of immunocompromise and indwelling vascular port. She was diagnosed with uveitis and a retinal lesion. Further analysis revealed a ring enhancing lesion in the parietal lobe and large retinal infectious lesion that was diagnosed as Nocardia infection.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20751
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Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and Atrial Fibrillation

HomeLens and Cataract / Pathology of the Lens

Title: Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and Atrial Fibrillation
Author: Taylor Fields
Date: 08/19/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Pseudoexfoliation; Exfoliation syndrome; Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma; atrial fibrillation
Diagnosis: Pseudoexfoliation
Brief Description: This is a review of atrial fibrillation and the pseudoexfoliation syndrome. An extensive discussion of the nature of and complications due to pseudoexfoliation is discussed. A review of atrial fibrillation is also provided. The clinical link between pseudoexfoliation and atrial fibrillation is researched.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20745
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Thin-Film Optical Notch Filters for the Treatment of Migraine & Photophobia

Home / Neuro-Ophthalmology / Head, Ocular, or Facial Pain

Title: Thin-Film Optical Notch Filters for the Treatment of Migraine & Photophobia
Author: Bradley Katz
Date: 09/02/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Photophobia; Migraine; FL-41; Optical notch filters
Diagnosis: Photophobia
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the role of light and intrinsically photosentitive retinal ganglion cells in migraine and photophobia. The use of optical notch filters to improve symptoms is also discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20740
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Double-Pass Light Scattering for the Staging and Management of Keratoconus

Home External Disease and CorneaCorneal Dystrophies and Ectasias

Title: Double-Pass Light Scattering for the Staging and Management of Keratoconus
Author: Anthony Leonard
Date: 09/09/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Keratoconus; Double pass light scattering
Diagnosis: Keratoconus
Brief Description: This is a review of ocular double pass light scattering and keratoconus. Use of the double-pass technique to characterize keratoconus is described.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20733
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Assessment of a New Hydrophilic Acrylic Supplementary IOL for Sulcus Fixation in Pseudophakic Cadaver Eyes

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Title: Assessment of a New Hydrophilic Acrylic Supplementary IOL for Sulcus Fixation in Pseudophakic Cadaver Eyes
Author: Nick Reiter
Date: 09/30/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Piggyback IOL, Sulcus IOL, Cataract surgery
Diagnosis: Piggyback IOL
Brief Description: This is a research presentation on a new sulcus located piggyback lens. The purpose and use of piggyback sulcus lenses is presented. Investigation of a new IOL in cadaver eyes is presented.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20727
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Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): The Key Phenomenon in Ocular Fibrotic Disease

Home / Ophthalmic Pathology / Wound Repair

Title: Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): The Key Phenomenon in Ocular Fibrotic Disease
Author: Shizuya Saika
Date: 10/07/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: Epithelial-Mesenchymal transistion, Fibrosis, Osteopontin, Lumican
Diagnosis: Fibrosis
Brief Description: This is a research presentation regarding the role of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition in ocular fibrotic diseases. Research on the mechanism of corneal and lens capsule fibrosis are discussed.
Format:  video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_20724
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.