The objective of the eOphtha is to make the process of learning for the residents, fellows and optometrists joyous. Team eOphtha believes sharing of knowledge is the key to gaining more knowledge
Genentech, a division of Roche Holding AG , is using virtual reality as a training tool for eye surgeons in a clinical trial that executives expect will be the beginning of widespread use of the technology.
Over the past year, more than 150 surgeons have used VR to simulate a surgical procedure treating wet age-related macular degeneration, an eye disease that affects more than 1 million people age 50 and older in the U.S.
There is almost endless potential to AI in ophthalmology, but it will never replace human judgement
Remember when Instagram was a refreshing break from Facebook because it just showed pictures from friends? Well, Instagram—which now has over a billion active users—has morphed, as social media platforms are wont to do, and it’s become a powerful venue for physicians to share medical information and engage with followers.
From oculoplastics to lasers.
Using examples from the dinner and our guests on the podcast , I compiled a list of six attributes of top-notch ophthalmology residents:
These are the supplies you need in your call bag to be prepared to handle anything, anywhere. You can find almost all of these supplies in clinic, just stuff them into your call bag when no one is looking!
Effective patient communication is more than just diagnoses and treatment plans. It is both a 3/4 waltz and a 4/4 square dance spinning around simultaneously. Effective communication is expressing interest in our patients as neighbors while never forgetting our role as physicians.
Since my photo shoot a few months ago, I have already seen changes in how I communicate with patients. Here are a few things I am trying to do differently, and which I similarly challenge you to implement.
When you see your eye doctor, it’s probably for something simple, like your vision is a little off or you need a refill on your contact lens prescription. But, like all doctors, optometrists and ophthalmologists deal with some pretty dicey cases as well. “You'd be surprised what I have seen,” says Alan Mendelsohn, M.D., a Hollywood, Fla.-based ophthalmologist with Eye Surgeons & Consultants.
Eye-Q Doctor for Ophthalmology Residents is designed to help residents learn about ophthalmology including the history of ophthalmology. No Medical Advice.
EyeGuru was founded to make the steep learning curve in ophthalmology training just a little easier. Everyone remembers the first year of starting ophthalmology residency as the most challenging, and exciting, time in their careers. Within the span of 12 months, you're transformed into a specialist in the field of extraordinarily small scale, delicacy and subtlety.
EyeWorld is dedicated to bringing the latest news in surgical techniques, technology, and more to ophthalmologists around the world.
As the banner says, interesting eye facts, news from a collaborative group of about 10 Ophthalmologists - InternetMedicine.com
Healio.com enables you, the health care specialist, to select and tailor news and education to fit your daily practice of medicine. Designed as an in-depth specialty clinical information website, Healio.com features the industry’s best news reporting, dynamic multimedia, question-and-answer columns, CME and other educational activities in a variety of formats, quick reference content, blogs, peer-reviewed journals and a full line of popular book titles.
Review of Ophthalmology highlights current, clinically relevant information on surgical techniques, disease diagnosis and management and new technologies. Its physician and staff editors present timely reports in a format that stresses accessible editorial information and graphics, including news, regulatory issues, ophthalmic sub-specialties such as glaucoma, retina...
Bringing you the latest in #ophthalmology, from groundbreaking innovations to personal stories
These top 10 diagnosis will cover 80% of all emergency room consults you are called in for. Learn how to manage these well, and you will feel very confident taking ophthalmology call. They are sorted in rough order of prevalence. The steps listed are not all inclusive, but a high-level framework for you to start thinking about these situations.
Established in 1987, VisionMonday provides valuable insights into how successful retailers and practitioners build their businesses and stay profitable. Vision Monday is the ophthalmic industry's leading source of news and news analysis.
Common terms -- symptoms, tests, treatments, surgery, diseases & conditions, anatomy -- eye doctors use. These definitions may help you understand them better.
EyeOpener is your portal into the Ophthalmic community where information, education and other relevant opportunities await. Beneficial and easily shared source material allows Ophthalmic professionals and clinical managers to access training support utilizing articles and video’s, product reviews, practice advice and much more.
Welcome to EyeRounds.org, an educational website brought to you by the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
Hi, I’m Steven M. Christiansen, MD – founder of EyeSteve.com.
EyeSteve.com was created to educate, inform, and inspire all things eye by discussing various aspects of medical education, informing patients about eye diseases and innovative new treatments, and inspiring us all toward vision health and appreciation of the wonderful gift of sight.
EyeWiki is an ophthalmic wiki where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view an eye encyclopedia of content written by ophthalmologists covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist, or ophthalmologist in training, is invited to contribute content to the wiki and post it immediately.
Ophthalmology Times presents cutting-edge advancements from around the world in surgery, drug therapy, technology, and clinical diagnosis to elevate the delivery of progressive eye health from physician to patient.
The Atlas of Ophthalmology is a public online database, free of charge, edited by specialists in the field. We would like to encourage you to support the atlas by submitting interesting cases.
This site was compiled on behalf of the Association of Vision Science Librarians and is maintained by Trish Duffel at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The Internet is in a state of constant change. While all care has been taken to verify the existence of each of these on the date of compilation and during updating of the list, some of these sites may have moved or ceased to exist.
The Goal of The Eye Cancer Network is to empower patients to find the resources they need to improve their lives. Hosting millions of patients each year, The Eye Cancer Network strives to be the premier online community for patients, their families and the professionals who care for them.
When I started Eyedolatry in 2011, I had just graduated from the Southern College of Optometry a few days prior. Like most new graduates, I wanted a place where I could read advice for my personal growth in the newest trends in patient care, contact lens fitting, and practice management. But in writing my posts, I realized that my true passion was bringing optometry to everyone. So if you ever wondered what that little growth on your eyelid was, or wanted someone to explain glaucoma in words you could understand, consider Eyedolatry your place for patient-friendly education.
The Academy's EyeSmart website provides ophthalmologist-reviewed information about eye diseases and treatments, eye health news and tips for a lifetime of good eye health.
This site is dedicated to teaching gonioscopy through the use of videography. It covers the basic examination techniques and more advanced techniques, such as indentation and the corneal wedge. There are video examples of most glaucoma-related diseases. We hope that you find it to be educational.
The National Eye Institute's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind."
Extensive resource from the NYU Health Sciences Libraries.
Ophthalmology Web is an informative, educational and dynamic online community space for eye care physicians from each of the subspecialties to connect, learn and enhance their knowledge base and practice.
Retina Today is a publication that delivers the latest research and clinical developments from areas such as medical retina, retinal surgery, vitreous, diabetes, retinal imaging, posterior segment oncology and ocular trauma. Each issue provides insight from well-respected specialists on cutting-edge therapies and surgical techniques that are currently in use and on the horizon.
Retinal Physician delivers in-depth coverage of the latest advances in AMD, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, retinal vein occlusion as well as surgical intervention in posterior segment care.
RetNet...Retinal Information Network provides tables of genes and loci causing inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and Usher syndrome, and related information.
Extensive resources for Retinitis Pigmentosa.
A resource for patients. What you want to know about your eyes and forgot to ask.
If you are looking for the most eye catching, Ophthalmology literature, you’ve reached the right place! The medical editors at MDLinx work around the clock to provide the most current medical news articles, clinical journals and information on Continuing Medical Education opportunities. Topics range from: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Retina, Trauma, Uveitis, Ophthalmic and much more.
Ophthalmology Information Center from MedPage Today, the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading.