Around the Eye in 365 Days

Gary S. Schwartz, MD

  • $44.95
  • ISBN 10 1-55642-846-4
  • ISBN 13 978-1-55642-846-3
  • 416 pp Hard Cover
  • Pub. Date: 2009
  • Order# 68463

What if there was a book all about the world of ophthalmology?

What if there was a book that covers clinical information, history, sports, and the arts—and all are related to eye disease?

What if you only needed to spend 10 minutes a day to reap the daily benefits from inside the pages of this unique book?

Around the Eye in 365 Days will do all this—one page and one day at a time.


Around the Eye in 365 Days by Dr. Gary Schwartz is a quick look into the fascinating world of ophthalmology. It will take you on a daily journey of facts, testimonials, history, surgical techniques, as well as the future path of the profession.

Following a daily calendar format, Around the Eye in 365 Days will remind you each day of why you went into the eyecare profession and are a part of this ever evolving industry.

The one page a day format plus wide ranging topics, makes Around the Eye in 365 Days a fun and interesting read for all in the field from general ophthalmologists to optometrists to residents to students to office staff to industry sales forces.

Wake up each day or retire each night with this daily reminder revolving around the world of ophthalmology. Whether it be a look at the perception of color, Benjamin Franklin, or to refresh and rejuvenate your mind about LASIK—there will 366 turns of the page waiting for you inside Around the Eye in 365 Days.

Start your year off today—revisit it often—and take pride in the history and progress that is ophthalmology.

JCAHPO

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface

January............................................................................... 1

Retinal Tears and Holes...2 • Fuchs’ Heterochromic Iridocyclitis...3 • Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy...4 • Louis Braille...5 • Chromatic Aberration...6 • Diabetic Retinopathy Study...7 • Polarized Lenses...8 • Corneal Abrasion...9 • Irregular Astigmatism...10 • Clotting Studies...11 • Claude Monet’s Cataracts...12 • Anterior Basement Membrane Dystrophy...13 • TORCHES...14 • Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion...15 • Presbyopia-Correcting Intraocular Lens Implants...16 • Adie’s Tonic Pupil...17 • Excimer Laser Tracking Systems (Trackers)...18 • Allergic Conjunctivitis...19 • J. Donald Gass...20 • Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome...21 • Chemical Injury...22 • Acquired Esotropia...23 • Visual Perception...24 • Corticosteroid Response Glaucoma...25 • Craniopharyngioma...26 • Transient Monocular Visual Loss...27 • Herpetic Eye Disease Study...28 • Aniridia...29 • Toxoplasmosis...30 • Danièle S. Aron-Rosa...31 • Rheumatic Work-Up...32

February............................................................................... 33

Cataract...34 • Anisometropia...35 • Terson’s Syndrome...36 • Helen Keller...37 • Angle Recession, Cyclodialysis Cleft, and Iridodialysis...38 • Phakic Intraocular Lens Implants...39 • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitors...40 • Glaucoma Suspect...41 • Benjamin Franklin...42 • Argyll Robertson Pupil...43 • Diabetes Mellitus...44 • Bacterial Conjunctivitis...45 • Eyelash Abnormalities...46 • Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices...47 • Benign Essential Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm...48 • Neurofibromatosis...49 • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid...50 • Purtscher’s Retinopathy...51 • Ernst Fuchs...52 • Wegener’s Granulomatosis...53 • Coma and Astigmatism of Oblique Incidence...54 • The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham...55 • Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy...56 • Capsular Tension Ring...57 • Accommodative Insufficiency...58 • Wavefront Optics...59 • Bacterial Corneal Ulcer...60 • Pseudoexfoliation...61 • Eye Color...62

March............................................................................... 63

Couching...64 • Systemic Immunosuppressants...65 • Subjective Tests for Suppression...66 • Chalazion and Hordeolum...67 • Radiation Retinopathy...68 • Cortical Cataract...69 • Prospective Evaluation of Radial Keratotomy Study...70 • Intermittent Exotropia...71 • Basal Cell Carcinoma...72 • Blepharitis...73 • Nuclear Disassembly Techniques...74 • Compressive Optic Neuropathy...75 • Refractive Lens Exchange...76 • Hippocrates...77 • Juvenile Retinoschisis...78 • Ramon Castroviejo...79 • Commotio Retinae...80 • Retinoblastoma...81 • Visual Loss of Edgar Degas...82 • Migraine...83 • Post-LASIK Ectasia...84 • Perception of Color...85 • Rigid Gas-Permeable Contact Lenses...86 • Ectropion...87 • Stargardt’s Disease (Fundus Flavimaculata)...88 • Continuous Curvilinear Capsulorrhexis...89 • Coloboma...90 • Optical Coherence Tomography...91 • Tear Film Dysfunction...92 • Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cataract Surgery...93 • Ophthalmology in Renaissance Europe...94

April............................................................................... 95

Choroidal Rupture...96 • Rhabdomyosarcoma...97 • Entropion...98 • Prostaglandin Analogues...99 • History of the Retinoscope...100 • Carotid-Cavernous Fistula...101 • Traction Retinal Detachment...102 • Floppy Eyelid Syndrome...103 • Radial Keratotomy...104 • Exogenous Corticosteroids...105 • Anterior Polar Cataract...106 • Retinopathy of Prematurity...107 • Location of Intraocular Lens Implant...108 • Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma...109 • Jules Gonin...110 • Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation...111 • Capillary and Cavernous Hemangioma...112 • Acanthamoeba Keratitis...113 • Plateau Iris...114 • Hans Goldmann...115 • Phacoemulsification Fluidics...116 • Rosacea...117 • Themes of Blindness in Oedipus Rex and King Lear...118 • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome...119 • Fungal Keratitis...120 • HLA-B27...121 • Marfan Syndrome...122 • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis...123 • Perception of Form...124 • Convergence Insufficiency...125

May............................................................................... 126

Homonymous Hemianopia...127 • Monovision...128 • Dacryocystitis...129 • Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial...130 • Vitreous Hemorrhage...131 • Horner Syndrome...132 • Multiple Sclerosis...133 • Thyroid Ophthalmopathy...134 • Lens Effectivity...135 • Sir Stewart Duke-Elder...136 • Aniseikonia...137 • Ophthalmia Neonatorum...138 • Herpes Simplex Virus...139 • Normal Tension Glaucoma...140 • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction...141 • Hyphema...142 • Multifocal Spectacle Lenses...143 • Galen...144 • Neovascular Glaucoma...145 • Infectious Endophthalmitis...146 • Hypotensive Optic Neuropathy...147 • Peters’ Anomaly...148 • The Flexner Report...149 • Ocular Ischemic Syndrome...150 • Fuchs’ Dystrophy...151 • Intraocular Foreign Body...152 • Mycobacterium Keratitis...153 • Anterior Uveitis...154 • Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study...155 • Svyatoslav Fyodorov...156 • Metastatic Orbital Disease...157

June............................................................................... 158

Safety Glasses...159 • Trachoma...160 • Ophthalmic Complications of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus...161 • Allvar Gullstrand...162 • Comanagement of Surgical Patients...163 • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs...164 • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis...165 • Macular Hole...166 • Keratoacanthoma...167 • Eyelid Laceration...168 • Soft Contact Lenses...169 • Keratoconus...170 • Lymphoproliferative Lesions...171 • Measuring Strabismus...172 • Shaken Baby Syndrome...173 • Surface Ablation...174 • Perception of Depth...175 • Lattice Degeneration...176 • Hydrodissection and Hydrodelineation...177 • Index of Refraction and Snell’s Law...178 • Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study...179 • Lacrimal Gland Tumors...180 • Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis...181 • Abu Ali Hasan Ibn Al-Haitham...182 • Congenital Eyelid Deformities...183 • Corneal Topography...184 • Orbital Meningioma...185 • Inflammatory Glaucoma...186 • Intracapsular Cataract Extraction...187 • Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and C-Reactive Protein...188

July............................................................................... 189

Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome...190 • Lens Power...191 • Ophthalmology in the Ancient Islamic Empire...192 • Lens Subluxation and Luxation...193 • Age-Related Eye Disease Study...194 • Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis...195 • Lid Retraction...196 • Idiopathic Juxtafoveal Telangiectasia...197 • Joseph Lister...198 • Infiltrative Optic Neuropathy...199 • Limbal Dermoid...200 • Intraocular Lens Calculation...201 • Central Serous Retinopathy...202 • Chlamydial Conjunctivitis...203 • Orbital Floor Fracture...204 • Juvenile Xanthogranuloma...205 • Marginal Ulcer...206 • Diabetes Control and Complications Trial...207 • Johannes Kepler...208 • Corneal Laceration...209 • Retinitis Pigmentosa...210 • Pigmented Tumors of the Uveal Tract...211 • Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study...212 • Charles D. Kelman...213 • Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy...214 • Bimanual Microincision Phacoemulsif-ication...215 • Intraorbital Foreign Body...216 • Epiretinal Membrane...217 • Enucleation, Evisceration, and Exenteration...218 • Papilledema...219 • Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments...220

August............................................................................... 221

Molluscum contagiosum...222 • Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study...223 • Intraocular Lens Materials...224 • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia...225 • Johns Hopkins Medical School...226 • Spherical Refractive Errors...227 • Ghost Cell Glaucoma...228 • Accommodative Convergence/Accommodation Ratio...229 • Lumbar Puncture...230 • High Index Spectacle Lenses...231 • Neurotrophic Keratopathy...232 • Hypertensive Retinopathy and Choroidopathy...233 • Phototherapeutic Keratectomy...234 • Lipid Profile...235 • Sir Alexander Fleming...236 • Regular Astigmatism...237 • Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis...238 • Marshall M. Parks...239 • Nutritional Optic Neuropathy...240 • Excimer Laser Spot Size...241 • Recurrent Erosion Syndrome...242 • Ophthalmology in Ancient Rome...243 • Nuclear Sclerosis...244 • Optic Neuritis...245 • Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis...246 • Preseptal Cellulitis...247 • Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome...248 • A. Edward Maumenee Jr...249 • Orbital Pseudotumor...250 • Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy...251 • Presbyopia...252

September............................................................................... 253

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion...254 • Aqueous Misdirection...255 • Paraneoplastic Syndromes...256 • Managing the White Nucleus...257 • Corneal Dystrophies...258 • Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study...259 • Bell’s Palsy...260 • Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy...261 • Excimer Laser...262 • The Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells...263 • Cystoid Macular Edema...264 • Sjögren’s Syndrome...265 • Myasthenia Gravis...266 • Tony Conigliaro...267 • Pigmented Tumors of the Ocular Surface...268 • American Academy of Ophthalmology...269 • Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathies...270 • Neuroimaging...271 • Dissociated Vertical Deviation...272 • Phlyctenule...273 • Age-Related Macular Degeneration...274 • Arnall Patz...275 • Aspheric Lenses...276 • Congenital Esotropia...277 • Pellucid Marginal Degeneration...278 • Acute Retinal Necrosis...279 • Lens-Induced Uveitis and Glaucoma...280 • Perception of Motion...281 • Keratitis and Keratopathy...282 • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction...283

October............................................................................... 284

Sympathetic Ophthalmia...285 • Surgical Management of the Small Pupil...286 • Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy...287 • Onchocerciasis...288 • Nodal Point of the Schematic Eye...289 • Tuberculosis...290 • Posterior Subcapsular Cataract...291 • Pituitary Tumors...292 • Anomalous Retinal Correspondence...293 • Orbital Cellulitis...294 • Beta-Blockers...295 • Myopic Shift...296 • Astigmatic Keratotomy...297 • Duane Syndrome...298 • Pars Planitis...299 • Best’s Disease...300 • Posterior Polar Cataract...301 • Pseudotumor Cerebri...302 • Congenital Motor Nystagmus...303 • Exudative Retinal Detachment...304 • Ophthalmology in Ancient Babylonia...305 • Eye Protection in Canadian Junior Hockey...306 • Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency...307 • Cytomegalovirus...308 • Sarcoidosis...309 • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion...310 • Sir Harold Ridley...311 • Ruptured Globe...312 • Antireflective Coating...313 • Scleritis...314 • Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma...315

November............................................................................... 316

Ophthalmology in Ancient Greece...317 • Lyme Disease...318 • Sebaceous Adenocarcinoma...319 • Perception of Size...320 • Charles L. Schepens...321 • Superior Oblique Myokymia...322 • Corneal Transplantation Techniques...323 • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome...324 • Retinoschisis...325 • Robert Machemer...326 • Syphilis...327 • Brown Syndrome...328 • Spherical Aberration...329 • Perkins School for the Blind...330 • Phacoemulsification...331 • Thermal Injury...332 • Thermal Keratoplasty...333 • Conjunctival Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Squamous Cell Carcinoma...334 • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors...335 • Varicella-Zoster Virus...336 • Toxic Optic Neuropathy...337 • Congenital Glaucoma...338 • Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy...339 • Choroidal Metastasis...340 • Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment...341 • Traumatic Optic Neuropathy...342 • Episcleritis...343 • Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis (Posner-Schlossman Syndrome)...344 • Ophthalmology in Ancient Egypt...345 • Pterygium and Pingueculum...346

December............................................................................... 347

Visual Agnosia...348 • Prentice’s Rule...349 • Amblyopia...350 • Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis...351 • Laser Trabeculoplasty...352 • Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Albrecht von Graefe...353 • Neuroprotection...354 • Albinism...355 • Thyroid Function Test...356 • Adrenergic Agonists...357 • Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz...358 • Sixth Nerve Palsy...359 • Scratch-Resistant Coating...360 • Viral Conjunctivitis...361 • Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study...362 • Morning Glory Disc...363 • Visual Acuity Testing in Children...364 • Sturge-Weber Syndrome...365 • Louis Pasteur...366 • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma...367 • Silicone Oil...368 • Optic Nerve Glioma...369 • Influenza...370 • Ptosis...371 • Christmas Cataract...372 • Sir Isaac Newton...373 • Optic Pit...374 • Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome...375 • Pseudoptosis...376 • Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion...377 • Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis...378

Index...............................................................................379

"I found this book a novel and interesting way to simulate reading on topics I might not normally do. It provides bite-sized chunks of info, which are readily digestible."

— Dr. Norman Litvin

Gary S. Schwartz, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist in private practice in St Paul, Minnesota. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches optics, refraction, and surgical techniques to ophthalmology residents and ophthalmic technologist students. He has received awards for his skills as a teacher from both medical students and ophthalmology residents at the University of Minnesota.