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1 Nutritional amblyopiaExample of patient with amblyopia with nutritional causes.Text
2 Optic Disc: Anatomy, Variants, Unusual discsDiscussion of viewing the optic disc. Includes development of direct ophthalmoscope. Covers normal optic disc and nerve fiber; nerve fiber loss and defects; cilioretinal arteries; venous anomolies; papilledema; pseudopapilledema; myopic disc; hyperoptic disc; little red discs; megallopapilla; myelin...Text
3 Normal optic discOverview of the structure and function of the normal optic disc.Text
4 Retino-choroidal Vessels or Optociliary veins or ciliary shuntOverview of retino-choroidal collaterals, which are potential telangiectatic connections between the retina and choroidal circulation. Although sometimes called "shunts", these collaterals are between the retinal venous circulation and the choroidal venous circulation.Text
5 Retinal Fluorescein AngiographyThis slide set provides a brief description of Retinal Fluorescein Angiography. First introduced in 1960, sodium fluorescein, a dye, is administered through an angiocatheter (3-5cc) by a nurse or technician. The dye reaches the central retinal artery after passing through the heart and lungs.Text
6 MaculaOverview of the structure and viewing of the macula.Text
7 Papilledema 2013Discussion of papilledema, the swelling due to increased pressure.Text
8 Glaucoma: the basicsGlaucoma is the most common optic neuropathy. Progressive cupping of the optic disc due to increased intraocular pressure together with visual field abnormalities and local disc susceptibility factors characterize this neuropathy. This PowerPoint lecture covers the basics of Glaucoma and includes ma...Text
9 Dysthyroid optic neuropathy: A preventable cause of blindnessDysthyroid Optic Neuropathy (DON) is a treatable cause of visual loss in ~5% of pts w/ ted. Monitor closely those pts with risk factors (proptosis, tight orbit, restricted motility, strabismus, smoker, diabetic). Oral prednisone is often effective, but frequent relapses after tapering. Orbital xrt ...Image
10 The Wall-Eyed Potato FarmerYoung man presenting with apparent episodic neurologic evants that initially was thought to be multiple sclerosis, but as time went on, he had progressive changes in his neurologic exam and in his imaging findings. Brain biopsy revealed Gliomatosis cerebri.Image
11 Silent Sinus SyndromeSilent sinus syndrome (SSS) is characterized by spontaneous and progressive unilateral enophthalmos.
12 Basal EncephalocelesText
13 Basic HeadachePresentation covering an overview of headache and migraine.Text
14 Dissection of the carotid arteryImage
15 Cone DystrophyPPT covering Cone Dystrophy - An inherited degeneration that presents between 10 - 30 years of age. Symptoms are decreased visual acuity, poor color vision, and sometimes light sensitivity.Text
16 MELAS and RPMELAS; Mitochondrial Encephalopathy with Lactic Acidosis, Stroke and Pigmentary Changes in retina-associated with a retinal dystrophy. This 53 year old man had seizures, encephalopathy and lactic acidosis typical of MELAS. His fundus examination showed granularity and some slight pigmentary changes ...Text
17 Hydroxychloroquine Maculopathy (Plaquenil)An overview of Chloroquine Maculopathy.Text
18 Mimics of AtrophyText
19 Optic nerve tumors benign and malignantDiscussion of optic nerve tumors including meningioma and glioma.Text
20 Shaken Baby SyndromeText
21 Retinitis pigmentosa disease of rodsDiscussion of retinitis pigmentosa which is a retinal/choroidal degeneration caused by various genetic defects.Text
22 Stages of PapilledemaText
23 Stargardt's DiseaseDiscussion of Stargardt's disease, an inherited maculopathy which frequently presents with a loss of central vision.Text
24 Documenting the Neuro-ophthalmic Patient: External PhotographyDescription of documenting the neuro-ophthalmic patient using external photography. This covers pupils and extra ocular muscles.
25 The 3 step Test: Looking for a 4th nerve palsyDescription of the three step test (3 step test) used when looking for a 4th nerve palsy.
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