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Basic Cornea Surgical Instrument Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Cornea Culture by Lorraine Provencher, MD (EyeRounds tutorial video, Approx. 5 minutes)

Corneal Imaging by Miles Greenwald, BS, Brittni Scruggs, MD, PhD, Jesse Vislisel, MD, and Mark Greiner, MD

Corneal Stromal Dystrophies: A Clinicopathologic Review by Emily S. Birkholz, MD, Nasreen A. Syed, MD, and Michael D. Wagoner, MD, PhD

Corneal Transplant Surgical Transplant Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Corneal Transplantation: From Donor to Recipient by Chase Liaboe, BA, Jesse M. Vislisel, MD, Gregory A. Schmidt, CEBT, Mark A. Greiner, MD

Corneal Transplantation, An Introduction by Christina Donaghy, BS, Jesse M. Vislisel, MD, Mark A. Greiner, MD

DSEK Instrument Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Eye Transillumination by Randy Verdick, FOPS, W.L.M. Alward, MD
Developed at The University of Iowa, Infrared (IR) and visible light transillumination is a quick and easy method of examining the Iris, Sclera, and Eyelid.

Laser Refractive Surgery: From One Medical Student to Another written for Medical Students
by Reid Turner, Steve McCaughey, Anna Kitzmann, MD

LASEK/PRK Instrument Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

LASIK Instrument Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Thygeson's Superficial Punctate Keratitis by John Sutphin, MD

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Diaton Tonometry: A Video Tutorial by Justin Risma MD, Shandiz Tehrani MD, John H, Fingert MD PhD, WLM Alward MD, Young H Kwon MD PhD

Medical management of glaucoma: A primer by William Flanary, MD, Lorraine Myers (Provencher), MD, and WLM Alward, MD

Glaucoma Surgery Instrument Tray photos by Robert Dinn, MD

Gonioscopy.org Video Atlas of Gonioscopy. Lectures and photographs by W.L.M. Alward, MD and the Glaucoma Service of The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences.

Iowa Glaucoma Curriculum, by Wallace L. M. Alward, MD -- Glaucoma in  fifty bite-sized lectures that average 14 minutes in length (range 4 to 37 minutes). In total the curriculum is just under 12 hours long. It is highly visual with >900 images and >90 movie clips. Highly recommendednew

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma: From One Medical Student to Anotherwritten for Medical Students
by Christine Petersen and Wallace L. M. Alward, MD

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see the NEI's Cogan Ophthalmic Pathology Collection (be patient, it loads slowly). This link will take you away from the EyeRounds site

Emergent Evaluation of Eyelid Lacerations: A guide for ophthalmology residents by T.J.E. Clark, MD and Erin M. Shriver, MD

Lateral Canthotomy and Cantholysis by Jordan Rixen, Randall Verdick, Richard Allen, Keith Carter

Oculoplastics Instrument Tray, Basic by Madeliene Stump, BA, Lindsay K. McConnell, MD, Harinderpal S. Chahal, MD, Erin M. Shriver, MD, FACS

Oculoplastics Bone Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

A Primer on Ptosis by Wesley Klejch, BS; Jesse M. Vislisel, MD; Richard C. Allen, MD, PhD

Oculoplastic Surgical Techniques by Richard Allen, MD, PhD - over 100 short videos

Thyroid Eye Disease by Chase A. Liaboe, BA, Thomas J. Clark, MD; Keith D. Carter, MD; Erin M. Shriver, MD

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration/Age-Related Maculopathy: A Histopathologic Analysis by Elizabeth A. Faidley, Jessica M. Skeie, and Robert F. Mullins, PhD

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: From One Medical Student to Anotherwritten for Medical Students
by Jaclyn Haugsdal and Elliott Sohn, MD

Diabetic Retinopathy: From One Medical Student to Anotherwritten for Medical Students
Jesse Vislisel and Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD

Intravitreal Injection Technique: A Primer for Ophthalmology Resident and Fellows. (with video) by Lorraine Myers (Provencher), MD; David Almeida MD PhD, Michael Abràmoff MD, PhD.

Learning to use the PASCAL laser system; a part of on-going professional development by Alex W. Cohen, MD, PhD, Gina M. Rogers, MD, and Jordan M. Graff, MD

Ocular ultrasound: A quick reference guide for the on-call physician by Aaron Fairbanks BS, Lorraine Myers (Provencher) MD, William Flanary MD, Laura Warner, H. Culver Boldt MD

Retina Surgical Instrument Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Retinal Detachment: From One Medical Students to Another by Austin Strohbehn and Elliott H. Sohn, MD written for Medical Students

Retisert Implantation by Jordan Graff, MD, Thomas A. Oetting, MD (EyeRounds Facebook Video)

Vitrectomy Instrumentation photographs and index by Jordan M. Graff, MD

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Diabetic Retinopathy: From One Medical Student to Another, written for Medical Students
Jesse Vislisel and Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD

Diabetic retinopathy is a neurodegenerative disorder by Stephanie K. Lynch, MD and Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD. Pre-press manuscript of a paper in Vision Research, Special Issue on Diabetic Retinopathy, 2017 [in press].

Thyroid Eye Disease by Chase A. Liaboe, BA, Thomas J. Clark, MD; Keith D. Carter, MD; Erin M. Shriver, MD

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Assessment & Management of Ocular Trauma by Sudeep Pramanik, M.B.A., M.D.

Emergent Evaluation of Eyelid Lacerations: A guide for ophthalmology residents
by T.J.E. Clark, MD and Erin M. Shriver, MD

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness: ASK, ASSESS, REFER

Ophthalmology Surgery Instrument Trays photographs by Robert Dinn, MD and Jordan M. Graff, MD

Retrobulbar and Common Nerve Blocks in Ophthalmology by Sudeep Pramanik, M.B.A., M.D., and Andrew Doan, M.D., Ph.D.

Suture and Tying Techniques (Video and slide set) by Leo J. Maguire, MD, Mayo Clinic, used with permission

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Guiding the Blind or Visually Impaired: Techniques for Sighted Guides by Mark Wilkinson, OD, FAAO

Vision Rehabilitation Assistive Technology

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last updated: 05/03/2017

Featured Photo: What is the diagnosis?
Hypotony

SPOTLIGHT

New Case:

Hypotony: Late hypotony from trabeculectomy and Ahmed seton with resulting hypotony maculopathy:  36-year old female presented with poor vision secondary to a low intraocular pressure (IOP) in her right eye.

New Atlas:

Appropriate Scleral Lens Sagittal Depth: Scleral contact lenses rest on the sclera, vaulting over the entire cornea and limbus to avoid irritating or scarring those tissues.

Intradermal Nevus, combined type with mild atypia: Abnormal puncta was noted on annual eye exam. Patient had not noticed it nor had her prior eye care provider mentioned it to her.

Laser Pointer Maculopathy: 16-year-old male who suffered a laser pointer injury to his right eye and subsequently found that he had a small central area of "blackness" that made it difficult to read.

Scleral Lens Touch: A major benefit of scleral RGP contact lenses over corneal RGP contact lenses is that scleral lenses completely vault the cornea. This is beneficial in dry eyes because it places the cornea under water, in keratoconus because a contact lens that rubs induces scarring, and in fitting highly irregular shapes that would not allow for centration with a corneal lens.

Tadpole Pupil: A tadpole pupil occurs with segmental spasm of the iris dilator muscle producing episodic pupillary distortion, often in the shape of a tadpole.

New Patient Tutorial:

Vision Rehabilitation Technlogy: Low vision technology is now changing at a rapid pace. With this in mind, the information in this document will be updated as often as possible.


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