Quiz: Central Corneal Opacities

A 1-year-old boy presents with bilateral (right > left) central corneal opacities with central irido-corneal adhesions on the right and mild microcornea. There appears to be a circular endothelial defect on the back of the corneal scar on the right side. The peripheral corneas are clear. Family and birth history are unremarkable. The child is … Read more

Quiz: Cloudy Corneas, Tearing and Photophobia

A one month-old male child presents with cloudy corneas, tearing and photophobia. He was born full-term by normal vaginal delivery and is otherwise healthy. There is no family history of glaucoma. Examination under anesthesia reveals increased corneal diameter, corneal epithelial edema and Haab’s striae in both eyes. IOP measures 45 mmHg right and 48 mmHg … Read more

Lecture: National Program Strategies Beyond COVID-19

The efforts of the National Program for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment, towards implementation of the program is also an important consideration in order not to lose momentum that has been gained painstakingly over the decades. This presentation shall present directions to be taken for the country going forward in the National Program. Lecturer: … Read more

Lecture: Systems Management Post COVID Lockdown

As a Clinician and Administrator what is the plan to guide the systems and processes and to bring a cultural shift within the hospital team to manage eye health services in Institutions. If we plan well, we shall be able to overcome this situation successfully. Lecturer: Dr. Umang Mathur, Executive Director and Cornea Consultant, SCEH, … Read more

Lecture: Inclusive Eye Health Services and Reaching the Vulnerable post COVID19

People with disabilities need much more support than others in the face of a pandemic as they are a very diverse group. They experience different hardships in accessing information on prevention and risk of infection. Facilities and institutions need to show a humane response in an equitable manner with affirmative action for people with disabilities … Read more

Quiz: Genetic Testing

You see a 1-year-old girl in your clinic with bilateral aniridia, nystagmus and buphthalmos. She is systemically well. She is the only known affected member. Created by: Dr. Manuel B. Ibanez, Philippines Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FRCSC Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics Wills Eye Hospital Philadelphia, USA