An Intro to Neuro
Neuro-ophthalmic disorders can be intimidating—but you can diagnose and manage many of them. Here’s a simple guide for these serious presentations. By Michael Trottini, OD, and Michael DelGiodice, OD
New Outlook on Colorblindness
Smartphone apps now adjust for unseen colors. Videogames offer "colorblind mode." There may even be a cure in the offing for the 32 million Americans with "color-vision deficiency."
Human Eye Anatomy infographic - LifeMap Discovery
Human Eye Anatomy infographic image @ LifeMap Discovery- original annotated images depicting embryonic & adult tissue/organ development.
What You Don't Know About Sunglasses Could Hurt You
Any health savvy person knows by now that one of the best ways to protect your body from harmful UV rays is to slather on the SPF -- but you might be for...
Choosing the Best Eyeglass Lenses For You
This article describes the most often used lens materials when crafting eyeglasses. It weights the benefits and the costs of each lens material and gives you a good idea of what you should do when ordering eyeglasses from retail outlets or online storefronts.
Innervation of Iris. Dilator: EW-Ciliary ganglion-Short ciliary nerve. Sphincter: C8~T2- 2nd order- Lung apex- Sup cerv ganglion- 3rd order- carotid plexus- travel with V1(Ophthalmic n)- Long ciliary nerve
The anatomical limbus contains the drainage angle, wherein resides the watery aqueous humor (produced in the ciliary body and filling the anterior chamber). This is just behind (and nourishing) the cornea. It drains into the venous system through the trabecular meshwork and into the Canal of Schlemm. This often means the blending of clear cornea…
6 OCT pitfalls to avoid: Page 3 of 9
Optometry has widely adopted optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a mainstay in diagnosing and managing ocular disease since its advent in the 1990s
The free online ophthalmology book! - TimRoot.com
Fourth nerve palsies have a "nasal upshoot" and can be congenital or caused by trauma. Sixth nerve palsies give a "crossed eye" and can be caused by increased intracranial pressure. All of the palsies can occur from vasculopathic issues (diabetes and hypertension) and tumor or other compressive lesions.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Data and Statistics | National Eye Institute
View charts and graphics that show prevalence rates of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the United States.