Happy Feet Penguin Gets Cataract Surgery

COLLEGE STATION, May 2016 – A chinstrap penguin from Moody Gardens in Galveston gained a new lease on life after a pioneering cataract surgery at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) Small Animal Hospital. The successful operation, which involved six fourth-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine … [Read more...]

Removal Of Cosmetic Iris Video

Stephen Slade MD, cataract and LASIK specialist in Houston, Texas, www.visiontexas.com and www.lasercataractsurgery.com, presents a video showing the removal of iris implants for eye color. The patient had the implants done overseas, they are not approved in the US. The patient presented to us with with raised pressure, inflammation, loss of … [Read more...]

Vitrectomy Surgery Video by Randall Wong MD

Vitrectomy surgery for epiretinal membrane or macular pucker. The eye surgery was performed utilizing 25 gauge instrumentation, therefore, no stitches were required. The patient was awake, but completely comfortable. This HD video is graphic! (link) … [Read more...]

Mercy Researchers Make Medical Breakthrough to Protect Soldiers Eyes

Scientists at Mercy Research and Development (R&D) in Springfield, Mo., received a $4.8 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a prototype contact lenses capable of delivering medication. They’re designed for medics to apply to soldiers’ eyes right on the battlefield - immediately stabilizing the eye and … [Read more...]

How To Replace a Cornea Eyefographic

How To replace a Cornea Infographic; Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue (the graft) in its entirety (penetrating keratoplasty) or in part (lamellar keratoplasty). The graft is taken from a recently deceased individual with no known … [Read more...]

Botfly Removed From Human Eye

It's been awhile since we did a surgery video.. I always wonder how does this happen? According to Wikipedia: A botfly[1], also written bot fly,[2] bott fly[3] or bot-fly[4] in various combinations, is any fly in the family Oestridae. The life cycles vary greatly according to species, but the larvae of all species are internal parasites of … [Read more...]

EyefoGraphic: Retinal Implants

I thought this was an interesting simple way to describe Retinal Implants. Early Retinal implants were developed by Drs. Brindley and Lewin in 1968, so while not new.. retinal implants have made significant progress. Todays Retinal Implant post is sponsored by A.I.T Industries who offer not only surfacing lab equipment as well as ophthalmic … [Read more...]

Eye Implant Kamra New Solution To Presbyopia- Video

You have may have heard by now of Kamra, a 3.8 mm device that when implanted will allow the user to have great newvision and retain distance vision. 'It is an opaque disc with a tiny opening of only 1.6mm in the center along with 8400 micro-openings along the surface of the inlay to help maintain a healthy cornea. When inserted in the cornea the … [Read more...]

Eye Surgery- Endothelial Keratoplasty

A combined Phacoemulsification and Descemets' Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty. Eye Surgery by a private practice ophthalmologist in Covington, Lousiana. Also, an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Phacoemulsification: Phacoemulsification refers to modern cataract surgery in which the eye's … [Read more...]

Eye Surgery- Irrigation and Aspiration

You Tube Eye Surgery Video by Dr. Keszei: The nucleus is out, we've removed the phaco needle from the eye and it's time to relax. Easy from here on out, I'm afraid not. More capsules are broken in this part of the surgery than any other. I'll discuss safe removal of the remaining cortex and polishing of the capsular bag, all while protecting the … [Read more...]

Optical Nerve Tumor Surgery Video

CINCINNATI - A one-of-a-kind surgery has reached the Tri-State and University Hospital doctors are excited to do more like it. Physicians are now able to remove brain tumors through a patient's nose. University Hospital is the only hospital in the region to offer this type of procedure. 9 News spoke with one patient, Dawn Burkhardt, who chose to … [Read more...]

Scleral Lens Refractive Surgery Video

A patient with refractive surgery complications receives a Scleral Lens. A scleral lens is a large lens that rests on the sclera and creates a tear-filled vault over the cornea. Scleral lenses are designed to treat a variety of eye conditions, many of which do not respond to other forms of treatment. (wikipedia) … [Read more...]

Limbal Transportation After Alkai Burn Eye Surgery Video

This video shows the surgical reconstruction of the ocular surface after severe injury of an alkali burn to the eye. A 17 year old boy was injured from caustic soda in his right eye. He developed total stem cell deficiecny, severe scarring of the entire ocular surface, with complete obliteration of the upper and lower fornices. The surgery … [Read more...]

Eyewear Habits of Refractive Surgery/Lasik Patients

The Vision Councils latest study was on the  2011 Eyewear Habits of Refractive Surgery / LASIK Patients (click for full report) In June of 2011, The Vision Council's Research Department, delved into the VisionWatch database to determine how previous refractive surgery patients are using various forms of eyewear and vision correction. They also … [Read more...]

EyeTube TV An Ophthalmic Surgery Video Resource

We have posted a few surgical videos in the past, mainly the different Like The Fishhook Extraction surgery. While many videos are on Vimeo or YouTube, there is a site that is dedicated just to eye videos, so you don't have to keep clicking through 1000's of YouTube's. From  Eye Tube. net (Bryn Mawr Communications ) Eyetube.net is … [Read more...]