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Fall 2020

  • Follow-Up to 2016 Stein Lecture Featuring Ian Crozier, MD and Steven Yeh, MD
  • Coronavirus Kills Chinese Whistleblower Ophthalmologist
  • CASE STUDY: Neuroretinitis –The Great Masquerader
  • CASE STUDY: A subluxated lens with suspicious etiology of undiagnosed connective tissue disorder

Winter 2019

  • Bitemporal Hemianopsia
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Ophthalmic Photographers' Society Photo Essay
  • Posterior Corical Atrophy

Summer 2019

  • Case Study: Wernicke Syndrome
  • Case Study: Miller Fisher Variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome: Diplopia “Plus”
  • How to Develop a Prior Authorization for Ophthalmic Medication
  • Case Study: Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Syndrome

Fall 2018

  • Training New Technicians in a Large Multi-Specialty Practice
  • Giant Cell Arteritis: What Every Ophthalmic Technician Needs to Know
  • Fixation Preference and Visual Acuity Testing in Non-verbal Children
  • Acquired Monocular Elevation Deficiency
  • A General Overview of New MIGS (Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery)
  • Case Study: MEWDS (Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome)
  • Be an “MVT*”! *Most Valuable Technician

Summer 2017

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Macular Degeneration and Nutrition: Patient Perceptions
  • Cataract Surgery from Inside My Eye
  • Eye Care Productivity and Access in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
  • Color Vision and Color Vision Testing

Winter 2017

  • Advanced Press-On Prism Fitting Techniques for Patients with Symptomatic, Oblique-Angle Strabismus
  • Cat Scratch Disease – The Ophthalmic Connection
  • Genetic Testing Rules Out von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome
  • Direct Carotid Cavernous Fistula Following Head Trauma
  • Corneal Topography: Tear or not to Tear, that is the Question

Spring 2016

  • Electrophysiology and Imaging Techniques in the Evaluation of Congenital Nystagmus Horner’s Syndrome
  • Optic Neuritis
  • All Flashes Are Not Created Equal: How Your History and Work-Up can Make a Difference!
  • Toxic Optic Neuropathy; Roles for the tech: Improve the knowledge about suspicious medications for TON.

Fall 2015

  • The Technician’s Role in Improving Patient Compliance
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Pressure
  • Miller Fisher Syndrome
  • Vision Concerns in Infantile Capillary Hemangioma
  • Occipital Stroke Causing Right Homonymous Hemianopia

Spring 2015

  • Foveal Cavitation and Vision Loss in Children and Young Adults
  • Listen to Your Patient – Cutting Through Complexity in Search of the Simple Truth
  • What's So Important About the "R" in RAPD?
  • Deuteranopia: A Case Study
  • Persistent Epithelial Defect and Cornea Melting
  • Going From "We Have It All" to "This Is All We Have": Lessons Learned on an Ophthalmology Training Mission
  • Detecting Mycotic Keratitis
  • Conjunctival Lesion or Malignant Melanoma?

Spring 2014

  • Retina Prosthesis Offers Hope for Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients
  • Evaluation of the Relationship of Clinical Stereopsis & 3D Movies
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Adie's Tonic Pupil
  • Atonic Pupil

Spring 2013

  • Evaluation of the Optic Nerve in Glaucoma
  • Acquired Myasthenia Gravis after Orbital Trauma in a 23-Month Old Girl
  • The Possibility of Perfect Vision: An Explanation of Photorefractive Keratectomy
  • Bull’s Eye Maculopathy Secondary to Hydroxycholoroquine Toxicity
  • Difficulty Reading with a Normal Eye Exam
  • Acute Maculopathy
  • Pseudopapilledema
  • Choroidal Melanoma vs. Choroidal NeoVascular Membrane?
  • Artificial Iris….It’s Complicated: Retinal Surgery Through An Artificial Iris

Spring 2012

  • Role of Optical Coherence Tomography Operator in Glaucoma Detection and its Progression
  • Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Bitemporal Hemianopsia
  • Diplopia and Ptosis
  • Diagnosing Conjunctival Cyst
  • Nonarteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in a Young Patient
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Winter 2011

  • The Role of 20 MHz Anterior Segment B-Scan
  • Susac Syndrome
  • Horner’s Syndrome; Myasthenia Gravis; Thyroid Eye Disease; Third Nerve Palsy
  • Coats’ Disease

Summer 2010

  • Importance of the Ocular Exam in Diagnosing Systemic Disease
  • Angioid Streak Rupture
  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO)
  • Why Am I So Nearsighted

Winter 2009

  • Management of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Mycobutin Uveitis
  • Photographing the Anterior Eye
  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  • A Comparative Study: Value of Certification

Spring 2008

  • Professional Protocol
  • Pathogenesis: Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • A User's Perspective: Heidelberg Retina Angiograph (HRA2) Spectralis
  • Working with an Interpreter

Spring 2007

  • 2006 Annual Meeting Highlights

Winter 2006

  • The Effects of Pathology on A-Scan Biometry