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  1. Progression of Geographic Atrophy

    These retinal images are from an 84 year old white male who presented to the Moran Eye Center in 2008.  He was diagnosed and followed for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with serial autofluorescent photographs showing progression of geographic atrophy of the RPE from 2008 to 2014. These images were prepared by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center.   […]

    May 28, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  2. Retinal Astrocytic Hamartoma

    This is a 58 year old white female with a retinal astrocytic hamartoma on her right optic nerve.  Retinal astrocytic hamartomas are glial tumors of the retinal nerve fiber layer arising from retinal astrocytes. This animated GIF file illustrates the height of the hamartoma and is another example of where animated gifs can be a fantastic […]

    May 23, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  3. Optic Nerve Head Drusen

    Drusen in the retina is a common finding in aging retina, forming deposits in the retina between Bruch’s membrane and the retinal pigment epithelium.  Most people over 40 start to accumulate some drusen, but increasing amounts of drusen formation can indicate pathological developments associated with age related macular degeneration, (AMD).  Cristine Curcio has been chasing […]

    Nov 1, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. Acute Zonal Occult Outer Reinopathy (AZOOR)

    This photo (enlarged image) shows peripheral vasculitis in a patient with Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy (AZOOR). Five images were taken in each eye and composited together to show the peripheral changes taking place in the mid arterivenous phase of the fluorescein angiogram. This image was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center using a 102 […]

    Oct 30, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  5. Vitreoretinal Lymphoma

    Vitreoretinal lymphoma is a form of central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma that often is misdiagnosed as uveitis, but is the most common form of intraocular lymphoma.  A proper diagnosis of vitreoretinal lymphoma requires the histological identification of lymphoma typed cells within the vitreous of the globe or retina which can be a trick due to […]

    Mar 26, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  6. Normal Explode

    This image for the Art of Vision category was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center is an artistic rendering created from a fundoscopic of a normal human retina and retinal vasculature.  

    Feb 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  7. Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome (VKH)

    This imagery is from a patient with Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome (VKH).  VKH is a presumed autoimmune disease that presents with waxing and waning subretinal fluid.  There is chromic uveitis with other neurological and dermatological symptoms.  The precise mechanism of the disease is unknown, though it is thought that the autoimmune involvement of melanocytes in […]

    Feb 2, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  8. Map-Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy

    This is a patient with Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, otherwise known as Cogan’s dystrophy.  

    Apr 15, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  9. Pseudoexfoliation

    This image demonstrates pseudo-exfoliation syndrome of the lens capsule.  

    Mar 3, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  10. Iris Tumor Goniometer

    Iris tumors are fairly common and have been featured here on Webvision before.  Most “tumors” are actually cysts or benign nevi, but malignant melanomas also can occur.  

    Feb 1, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  11. Keratoprosthesis

    This image is from a patient has a keratoprosthesis or artificial cornea.  Photograph was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center using a sclerotic scatter illumination with a Zeiss photo slitlamp and a Nikon D-1X camera.  

    Nov 17, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  12. Foveal Avascular Zone

    This is normal fluorescein angiogram of a human retina showing the tunic of capillaries that surround the fovea and rather nicely illustrates the Foveal Avascular Zone (FAZ) discussed in The Simple Anatomy of The Retina.  Photograph was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center.  

    Aug 6, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  13. Artisan Lens

    The artisan lens is an anterior chamber lens used to treat patients with high myopia.  Photograph was made by James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center using sclerotic scatter illumination with a Zeiss photo slitlamp and a Nikon D-1X camera.

    Jul 18, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  14. Iris Sphere

    We present to you for your Friday viewing, another entry in the Art of Vision category, an artistic image of a montage of the iris and pupil from James Gilman of the Moran Eye Center

    Jun 22, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  15. Axenfeld Reigers Syndrome

    May 27, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  16. Adderall Toxicity in The Retina

    Apr 25, 2011 — Read more No Comments