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Basic Eye Exam, by Salma Dawoud, MD, and David Ramirez, MD

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) & Implications for the Eye by Tucker Dangremond, BS; Austin Fox, MD; Pavlina Kemp, MD; Thomas Oetting, MD

The Two-Minute Eye Exam by John Sutphin, MD

Refraction Tutorial by Todd Zarwell, OD, FAAO

General Ophthalmology Surgical Instrument Tray photos by Robert Dinn, MD

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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

MIGS: Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery by Austin R. Fox, MD, Tyler B. Risma, MD, Jason P. Kam, MD, Daniel I. Bettis, MD

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

Benign Lesions of the External Periocular Tissues by Lucas T. Lenci, MD, Christopher A. Kirkpatrick, MD, TJ Clark, MD, Amanda C. Maltry, MD, Nasreen A. Syed, MD, Richard C. Allen, MD, PhD; Erin M. Shriver, MD

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

Malignant Lesions of the External Periocular Tissues by Lucas T. Lenci, MD; Sebastian J. Sciegienka; Christopher A. Kirkpatrick, MD, T.J. Clark, MD; Nasreen A. Syed, MD; Erin M. Shriver, MD

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

Orbital Compartment Syndrome Curriculum by Heather A. Stiff, MD, Anthony T. Chung, MD, Matthew Benage, MD, Ben J. Janson, MD, Austin R. Fox, MD, Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD, Erin M. Shriver, MD, FACS

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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Improving Patient Compliance to Occlusion Therapy for Amblyopia: A Tutorial by Prashant K. Parekh, MD, MBA, Mark Frommelt, BS, Scott A. Larson, MD

How to Perform a Basic Cover Test in Ocular Misalignment or Strabismus [video]. by Christopher Kirkpatrick, MD and Tony Klauer

Basic Pediatric Eye Exam by Salma A. Dawoud, MD; David A. Ramirez, MD; Kelly Yom, BA; Pavlina Kemp, MD; Alina Dumitrescu, MD

Binocular Vision by Rahul Bhola, MD (also available as a pdf file)

Intermittent Exotropia: A Major Review by Rahul Bhola, MD

Pediatric Spectacle Prescription and Retinoscopy Made Simple: A Tutorial by Jacob Evans, BS, Tyler Risma, MD, and Alina Dumitrescu, MD

Strabismus Surgical Tray by Robert Dinn, MD

Vision Screening for Amblyopia by Christina L. Donaghy, BS and Scott A. Larson, 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

Photopsias: More than just flashes and floaters by Nicole C. Morrow BS, Anthony T. Chung, MD, Michael Wall, 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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Vision Rehabilitation: Overview by Mark Wilkinson, OD, FAAO

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

Vision Rehabilitation Assistive Technology by Mark Wilkinson, OD, FAAO and Khadija S. Shahid, OD, MPH, FAAO

Anatomy of the Eye: A Study Guide by Ben Glasgow, MD

Artificial Tears by Tressa Larson, OD

The Bedside Ocular Exam by Jesse Vislisel, MD and Nasreen Syed, MD

Contributing to EyeRounds by Christopher Kirkpatrick, MD and Thomas Oetting, MS, MD

Delivering Bad News and Discussing Surgical Complications: Real World Advice for Physicians Everywhere by Steven Christiansen, MD and Thomas Oetting, MS, MD

Finding your first job in ophthalmology: a guide for residents by Angela McAllister, MD MPH, Elizabeth Gauger, MD, Thomas Oetting, MS, MD

International Ophthalmology Opportunities by Janet Tsui, MD

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness: Ask, Assess, Refer

The Iowa Guide to the Ophthalmology Match [REVISED and UPDATED] by Jesse Vislisel, MDwritten for Medical Students

also see: Comprehensive Approach for Application to an Ophthalmology Residency
by Chris Watts, MD written for Medical Students

The Iowa Ophthalmology On-Call Survival Guide

Medical Student Online Ophthalmology Curriculum by Pavlina Kemp, MD; Karam Alawa, MD; Justine Cheng, MD; Salma Dawoud, MD; Ryan Diel, MD; David Ramirez, MD

Pascal Argon Laser: getting started by Alex Cohen MD PhD, Gina Rogers MD, Thomas A. Oetting MS MD

Retrobulbar Injection

Tools for Responding to Patient-Initiated Verbal Sexual Harassment by Lauren E. Hock, MD, Brittni A. Scruggs, MD, PhD, Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD, Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD, Erin M. Shriver, MD

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Case

Pathologic Myopia: 69-year-old woman presented for evaluation of decreased vision and "wavy lines" in the right eye for approximately one week.

Nanophthalmos with Ocular Hypertension and Angle-Closure: 37-year-old woman presented as a referral from her local eye doctor who found that her intraocular pressure (IOP) was high on routine eye examination.

Laser Pointer Maculopathy: 17-year-old previously healthy female who presented with acute vision loss in the right eye after playing with a sibling at home.

Atlas

Brow Ptosis Correction: Direct Browplasty and Progression of Facial Scars: The direct browplasty is a surgical technique that corrects brow ptosis (droopy eyebrows) by excising excess skin above the brows.

Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: 71-year-old man presented with 2 weeks of blurred vision and curtain-like vision loss obscuring the inferior portion of his left visual field.

Use of cyanoacrylate glue for an exposed orbital implant: 68-year-old man with left anophthalmia secondary to childhood trauma presented with exposure of his tantalum mesh orbital implant.

 

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