Course name | Date

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Landon J. Rohowetz, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Justin H. Townsend, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Rohowetz, Townsend
Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum A patient with no past ocular history presented to the emergency department complaining of decreased vision in both eyes for 3-4 days. Exam was notable for a visual acuity of 20/25 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Intraocular pressures were 12 and 12. External ex…

Radiation Optic Neuropathy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Michael J. Venincasa, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Byron L. Lam, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Lam, Venincasa
Radiation Optic Neuropathy A patient with a history of skull base meningioma status-post gamma knife radiation presented with three weeks of decreased vision in both eyes. She had no light perception in the right eye and a visual acuity of 20/50 in the left. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain …

Retinal Displacement After Retinal Detachment Repair

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Landon J. Rohowetz, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Jayanth Sridhar, MD; Nicolas A. Yannuzzi, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Rohowetz, Sridhar, Yannuzzi
Retinal Displacement After Retinal Detachment Repair A patient with no past ocular history presented to the emergency department complaining of floaters and decreased vision in the right eye. The patient was diagnosed with a rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with multiple retinal breaks. The patien…

Sebaceous Carcinoma, Concern for Muir-Torre Syndrome

Specialty: Ocular Oncology
Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Viet Chau, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Andrew Rong, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Chau, Dubovy, Rong
Sebaceous Carcinoma, Concern for Muir-Torre Syndrome Our patient presented with a greater than one year history of a non-resolving right eyelid mass that began to hemorrhage due to accidental trauma. Exam was remarkable for and extensive multi-lobar ulcerated mass found along the right lower lid al…

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Mariam S. Vila-Delgado, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Byron L. Lam, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Lam, Vila-Delgado
Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension A patient presented with sudden onset of postural headaches that improved with recumbency associated with nausea, vomit, photophobia and phonophobia of 5 days of evolution followed by binocular horizontal diplopia at distance and in left gaze. Patient denied rec…

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…

Submacular Hemorrhage Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Alaa Al-Dabbagh, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Thomas A. Albini, MD; Sander R. Dubovy, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Al-Dabbagh, Albini, Dubovy
Submacular Hemorrhage Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration A patient presented with enlarging central scotoma in his left eye for 2 days prior. He has a history of wet AMD in his right eye that is under active anti-VEGF therapy. Diagnosis was new conversion to wet AMD in his left eye with …

Susac Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Lily Zhang, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Janet L. Davis, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Davis, Zhang
Susac Syndrome A patient with a history of a central retinal artery occlusion presented with acute vision loss in his right eye and was found to have a branch retinal artery occlusion. A fluorescein angiogram showed retinal vasculitis of both eyes and the patient was diagnosed with Susac Syndrome. …

Syphilitic Uveitis

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Joshua Uhr, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Ninel Z. Gregori, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Gregori, Uhr
Syphilitic Uveitis A 64-year-old male presented to the VA Eye Clinic with painless vision loss in the right eye. He was found to have vitreous hemorrhage, thought to be secondary to a hemorrhagic PVD, which was observed. Over several weeks, the patient’s vision worsened and his vitreous became mo…

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…

Traumatic Optic Neuropathy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Benjamin R. Lin, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Byron L. Lam, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Lam, Lin
Traumatic Optic Neuropathy A patient presented with no light perception four days following being hit in the eye with a curling iron. Besides decreased vision, an afferent pupillary defect, and periorbital edema/ecchymosis, clinical exam including of the optic nerve was otherwise unremarkable. Init…

Uveal Effusion Syndrome

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Noy Ashkenazy, MD, MS
Faculty Discussant(s): Janet L. Davis, MD; Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Luis J. Haddock, MD
Presenter/Faculty: Ashkenazy, Davis, Dubovy, Haddock
Uveal Effusion Syndrome A hyperopic patient developed blurry vision in the right eye associated with flashes and floaters. He was seen by a retina specialist who diagnosed the patient for unilateral serous retinal and choroidal detachments. The patient was given high doses of oral prednisone for a …

Wernicke Encephalopathy

Type: Grand Rounds
Include in Catalogue?: Yes
Presenter(s): Lulwa El Zein, MD
Faculty Discussant(s): Carlos E. Mendoza Santiesteban, MD
Presenter/Faculty: El Zein, Mendoza Santiesteban
Wernicke Encephalopathy A patient with past history of bariatric surgery presenting with blurred vision, oscillopsia and decreased hearing of few days. Her exam was remarkable for up-beating nystagmus in all gazes. Vision was 20/20 in each eye, pupils equal and reaction. She had full ocular motilit…