Available Courses

Intraocular Foreign Body

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Crystal Zhang, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Zelia M. Correa, MD, PhD; Ellen Koo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Correa, Koo, Zhang
Intraocular Foreign Body A patient with past ocular history of remote trauma, unilateral retinal detachment repair, and cataract extraction presented with inferior iris pigmentation and chronic corneal edema. He complains of decreased vision, redness, and foreign body sensation. His visual acuity w…

Best of Interactive Consultations in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2023

Type: Other Lectures
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS; Anat Galor, MD, MSPH
Presenter/Faculty: Donaldson, Galor

What I Have Learned From Many Years About the Fungus Among Us

Type: Other Lectures
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Eduardo Alfonso, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Alfonso

Traumatic Iris Tear

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Flavius Beca, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Elena Bitrian, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Beca, Bitrian
Traumatic Iris Tear A patient presented to the ER with traumatic cataract, blown pupil, and hyphema. During follow up, noted to have a cyclodialysis cleft with subsequent closure and elevation in intra-ocular pressure. The patient failed medical management of the elevated pressure. The patient requ…

Traumatic Aniridia

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Elaine Zhou, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Rahul Singh Tonk, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Tonk, Zhou
Traumatic Aniridia A patient with past ocular history of penetrating screwdriver trauma to the left globe presents with debilitating glare symptoms and poor vision. The patient has a previous surgical history of primary corneal laceration repair and lensectomy with subsequent reconstruction with sc…

The Drone Slit Lamp, Robotized System for Remote Eye Exam

Type: Other Lectures
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Florence A. Cabot, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Cabot

Terrien Marginal Degeneration (TMD)

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Viet Chau, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Chau
A patient presented with blurred vision in the left eye. Examination showed corneal neovascularization and lipid deposition inferiorly. Anterior segment OCT revealed significant corneal stromal thinning with descemetocele. Treatment was with a with an optical penetrating keratoplasty with corrected…

Terrien Marginal Degeneration

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Viet Chau, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Chau
Terrien Marginal Degeneration Our patient presented with progressive decreased vision in the left eye and was found to have significant thinning of the inferior cornea associated with corneal neovascularization and lipid deposition, which was worse in the left than the right eye. Inflammatory lab w…

Sub-Conjunctival Lens Migration

Type: Ophthalmic Images
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Original Contributor(s): Ashley M. Crane, MD; Nimesh A. Patel, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Crane, Patel

Patient with history of multiple retinal detachments with a phthisis eye. The crystalline lens is noted to have migrated external to the sclera and subconjunctivally.

Stickler Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Lediana Goduni, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Audina M. Berrocal, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Berrocal, Goduni
Stickler Syndrome This presentation describes a teenage patient who presented with bilateral retinal detachments. He has a strong family history of Stickler Syndrome. Additionally, there is a family history of multiple types of cancers, specifically GI cancers. The patient underwent an exam under a…

Smooth Muscle Hamartoma

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Yoseph Sayegh, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Nathan W. Blessing, MD; Sander R. Dubovy, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Blessing, Dubovy, Sayegh
Smooth Muscle Hamartoma Our patient presented due to a one-year history of a slowly growing conjunctival lesion. A large, red, non-tender lesion of the right bulbar conjunctiva was identified on examination. It did not improve after several weeks of medical management with steroids. He had no previ…

Silent Brain Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Nathan Pirakitikulr, MD, PhD
Faculty Discussant(s): David T. Tse, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Pirakitikulr, Tse
Silent Brain Syndrome A 34-year-old male presents for corneal evaluation with progressive decline in vision in both eyes associated with pain, redness and discharge. The patient’s past medical history is notable for a cerebellar cyst that was removed at age 21 and placement of a ventricular-atria…

Severe Ocular Chemical Injury

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Aditya Kanesa-thasan, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Rahul Singh Tonk, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Kanesa-thasan, Singh Tonk
Severe Ocular Chemical Injury A 41-year-old male international patient presented to BPEI 2 months after the initial injury with persistent redness and decreased vision. Clinical exam revealed scleral melt and ischemia and the patient was started on medical treatment and scheduled for urgent tenopla…

Sebaceous Carcinoma Presenting with Corneal Ulcer and Descemetocele

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Patrick Staropoli, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Karp, Staropoli
Sebaceous Carcinoma Presenting with Corneal Ulcer and Descemetocele An 87-year-old male was referred for second opinion due to nonhealing corneal ulcer of his right eye. He had a past medical history significant for basal cell carcinoma, arthritis, hypertension, hypothyroid, CABG, and carotid stent…

Scleral-Invasive Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Julia L. Hudson, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): J. William Harbour, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Harbour, Hudson, Karp
Scleral-Invasive Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia An 83-year-old male with history of skin cancer and tobacco use was referred to BPEI for evaluation of a subconjunctival mass which was previously biopsied. On presentation, a large firm subconjunctival mass with prominent feeder vessels was seen. …

Recurrent Pterygium

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Jaime D. Martinez Martinez, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Alfonso L. Sabater, MD, PhD
Presenter/Faculty: Martinez, Sabater
Recurrent Pterygium We present a 71-year-old male patient with multiple pterygium resection surgeries on the left eye and one on the right eye. Referred to BPEI with progressive horizontal diplopia on lateral gaze for seven months. On ocular examination revealed 20/60 vision in the left eye, restri…

Queratitis por Hongos

Type: Other Lectures
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Eduardo Alfonso, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Alfonso

Pythium Insidiosum Keratitis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Anne L. Kunkler, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD; Darlene Miller, DHSc, MPH, CIC
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua, Kunkler, Miller
Pythium Insidiosum Keratitis An 83-year-old otherwise healthy female was referred to the BPEI ER for a progressive corneal ulcer. Exam in the left eye was notable for hand motions vision, normal IOP, and severe corneal ulcer associated with hypopyon and scleral extension. B-scan ultrasonography of …

Pseudophakic Bullous Keratopathy with Prior Descemet Membrane Tears due to Forceps Trauma

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Christopher Seery, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Ellen Koo, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Koo, Seery
Pseudophakic Bullous Keratopathy with Prior Descemet Membrane Tears due to Forceps Trauma A patient with a history of forceps trauma at birth and amblyopia of the left eye who presents with persistent corneal edema 1 year after uncomplicated cataract surgery. Initial visual acuity was 20/200, intra…

Progressive Presumed Infectious Keratitis: Role of Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Infectious Keratitis

Type: Other Lectures
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Guillermo Amescua, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Amescua