Saturday, November 1, 2014

Slit Lamp Adapters turn Smartphones into Clinical Camera

Slit Lamp Adapters turn Smartphones into Clinical Camera

"......High quality pictures can be captured if your smart phone camera has a resolution of at least 5 megapixels. The iPhone 4 and above have cameras of 5 megapixels or more. The Blackberry Curve 9360 has 5 megapixels, but earlier versions have 2 or fewer. All of the Blackberry Torch versions have 5 megapixels. The older Samsung Galaxy has 5 megapixels and the Motorola Droid has 8 megapixels. The LG Optimus G and Samsung Galaxy S4 both have 13 megapixel cameras......"

Comment: Have you tried any of these? What do you think? DM

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Illinois College of Optometry's Publications and Presentations 2014

Illinois College of Optometry's Publications and Presentations 2014 Publications

ICO has always been known for its outstanding clinical program. Our faculty also produce a goodly amount of research as well!

1.      Jurkus, J.M.  Career-changing frogs and ziplining.  Optometry Times.  Feb 2014; 30.
2.      Harthan, J.S.  Therapeutic use of mini-scleral lenses in a patient with Graves’ ophthalmopathy.  Journal of Optometry.  2014; 7(1): 62-66.

3.      Frantz K, Otteson K. Vision Therapy Management for Intermittent Hypertropia with Exotropia. Optom Vis Perf 2014; 2(2): 147-53.

4.      Bakkum B.W, Chapman C. Publication rates of abstracts presented at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Educational Conference/Research Agenda Conference from 2002 to 2008. J Chiropr Educ 2014; 28: 32-40.

5.      Leong, D., Messner, L., Pang, Y. The Effect of Saccadic Training on Early Reading Fluency. Clinical Pediatrics. 2014 (5), 1-7.

6.   Bakkum B.W, Chapman C. Barriers to full-text publication of abstracts presented at the 2008 Association of Chiropractic Colleges/Research Agenda Conference meeting. J Chiropr Educ 2014; 28: 56.

Professional Presentations and Abstracts
1.   Bakkum B.W.  The Eponym: Krause - Same Name, Different People.  Neuroscience 2013.  San Diego, California.
2.   Winters, J.E, Matchinski, T.L, Squier, K.  Color Vision Deficiency Amongst Visually Impaired Patients Attending a Vision Rehabilitation Clinic.  APHA, American Health Association 2014.  Boston, Massachusetts.
3.   Harthan, J.S.  The RivitalEyes® Post-Surgical Lens for Visual Rehabilitation After Penetrating Keratoplasty.  GSLS 2014.  Las Vegas, Nevada.
4.   Harthan, J.S, Hammond, P.  Scleral Contact Lenses in the Ocular Surface Management of Graft vs. Host Disease.  Heart of America 2014.     
5.   Jay, W.M, Robinson, J, Braimah, V.  The Use of Low Vision Accessibility Features on the iPad/iPhone in Patients with Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions.  NANOS 2014.  Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
6.   Allison, C.L, Schlange, D.G.  The long term progression of eye-movements in relationship to birth order in children.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
7.   Block, S.S, Suckow, M.A.  Impact of the Lions Lens on a school vision clinic and on child’s perception of academic performance.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
8.   Braimah, V, Robinson, J, Chun, R, Jay, W.M.  Usage of accessibility options for the iPhone/iPad in a visually impaired population.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
9.   Opitz, D.L, Kwan, J, Harthan, J, Baas, E, Hom, M.  Prevalence of Allergic Conjunctivitis, Ocular Surface Disease Subtypes, and Mixed Disease.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
10. Pang, Y, Allen, M, Robinson, J, Frantz, K, Block, S.S.  Contrast Sensitivity of Amblyopic Eyes in Children with Myopic Anisometropia.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
11. Roberts, D.K, Yang, Y, Lukic, A.S, Wilensky, J.T, Wernick, M.N.  Pupil Analysis in African-Americans with Long Anterior Lens Zonules.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
12. Robinson, J, Chun, R, Zemke, A, Irvine, D, Braimah, V, Jay, W.M.  Characteristics of low vision patients that prefer reverse contrast settings on Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) and iPads.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
13. Winters, J.E, Matchinski, T.L, Squier, K.  Acquired color vision deficiency among visually impaired adults attending a vision rehabilitation clinic.  ARVO 2014.  Orlando, Florida.
14. Trachimowicz, R, Wyles, E, Goodfellow, G.W.  Method to Assess Changes in Course Design.  Intended Effect Achieved?  Teaching Professor Conference 2014.  Boston, Massachusetts.
15. Wyles, E, McLeod, H, Klemencic, S.  Case-Based Sessions Enhance a Lecture Course by Promoting Content Application.  Teaching Professor Conference 2014.  Boston, Massachusetts.
16. Block, S.S, Danberg, S.C.  Special Olympics Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes - A Global Program.  American Academy of Developemntal Medicine and Dentistry 2014.  Princeton, New Jersey.
17. Baas, E.A, Patel, N, Coffrey, B, Kelly, S.A.  Test-Retest Reliability of the Eye-Hand Programs of the Sanet Vision Integrator.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
18. Cha, R.E.  One and a Half Syndrome with a Partial Seventh Nerve Palsy in Multiple Sclerosis.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
19. Cusson, J.  The Benefits of a Cycloplegic Examination in a Complicated Refractive Case with Associated Binocular Vision Disorders.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
20. Fromstein, S.  A Bumpy Road to Diagnosis: Follicular Conjuncitvitis to Ocular Lymphoma. AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
21. Hanna, G.  Recurrent Optic Neuritis Leading to the Diagnosis of Neuromyelitis Optica.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
22. Pihos, A.M, Teitelbaum, B.  Optic Nerve Head Elevation Secondary to Vitreopapillary Traction.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
23. Schweihs, H.B, Harthan, J.S.  The Utilization of the Visante OCT in the Management of Acute Corneal Hydrops.  AOA 2014.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
24. Pang, Y, Cucuras, M, Kostopoulos, A, Sanchez, L.  Myopia Progression in Young Adults.  International Society for Eye Research 2014.  San Francisco, California.
25. Block, S.S.  Review Of Prevalence Of Vision Problems In Individuals With Intellectual Disability As Seen During The Opening Eyes Programs In 2012.  International Congress of Behavioral Optometry 2014.  Birmingham, United Kingdom
26. Maino, D.M, Cusson, J.  Pallister-Killian Mosaic Syndrome.  International Congress of Behavioral Optometry 2014.  Birmingham, United Kingdom.
27. Frantz, K.A, Choi, Y.R, Doan, T, Pang, Y.  Successful Completion of Vision Therapy in Different Socioeconomic Backgrounds.  COVD 2014.  San Diego, California.
28. To, A.  Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in a Teenager with a Complaint of Diplopia.  COVD 2014.  San Diego, California.
29. To, A, Green, K.  Atypical Stargardt’s Disease in a Vision Therapy Patient.  COVD 2014.  San Diego, California.
30. Bakkum, B.W.  The Vater-Pacini Corpuscle - How Many Times Did It Need to Be Discovered?  Neuroscience 2014.  Washington DC.
31. Stelmack, J, Sayers, S, Auyeung, M, O’Shaughnessey, M.  Prevalence, Characteristics and LV Devices Prescribed for Patients with Cognitive Deficits at a Veterans Affairs Low Vision Clinic.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
32. Quint, J, McConnaha, D.L, Luckcock, E.  Use of Eye Tracker Technology as a means of Vision Therapy - A Case Report.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
33. Trachimowicz, R.A, Bakkum, B.W.  Publication Rates of Abstracts Presented at the 2006 Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
34. Pang, Y, Frantz, K.A, Yin, K.  Macular Ganglion Cell Analysis in Patients with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.  
35. Matchinski, T.L, Harthan, J.S, Winters, J.E.  Preservation of Vision in Harlequin Ichthyosis.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado. 
36. Jones, C, Adamo, T.  Diplopia After Surgical Repair of an Orbital Blowout Fracture.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
37. Donaher, B.  Oculopalatal Myoclonus following a Cerebrovascular Accident.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
38. Winters, J.E, Matchinski, T.L, McGowan, M.  Assessment of Motion Sickness among those with Oculocutaneous Albinism.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
39. Allison, C.L, Schlange, D.G.  Changes in Eye Movement Skills, Accommodation, and Vergence from Kindergarten to 3rd Grade.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
40. Crumbliss, K, Matchinski, T.L.  Usefulness of cognitive assessments to identify etiology of visual complaints as presenting sign of Benson’s Syndrome (Posterior Cortical Atrophy).  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
41. Crumbliss, K.  Usefulness of adjustable mirrored prism spectacles for viewing from a face down position.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
42. Newman, T.L, Hogan, C.L.  Improved visual function and contrast sensitivity with the use of scleral lenses in the management of congenital nystagmus - a case report.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
43. Ittner, E, Patel, T.H.  Optic nerve infiltration as complication in Multiple Myeloma patient undergoing systemic treatment.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
44.  Pihos, A.M, Foreman, K.  Educational Benefit of an Instructional Gonioscopy Video.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
45. Trimberger, J, McLeod, H, Speilburg, A.  Sarcoidosis-Related Panuveitis and Cystoid Macular Edema.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
46.  Theisen, K.  Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis in an Adult Hispanic Male.   AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
47. Harthan, J.S. Sutureless Amniotic Membrane ProKera® for Filamentary Keratitis: Case Series.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
48. Keller, K, Ittner, E.  West African Crystalline Maculopathy: A Novel Crystalline Retinopathy.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
49. Roberts, D.  Quantification and Location Mapping of Long Anterior Lens Zonules.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
50. Stone, W.H, Frizzle, K. Pancoast-Tobias Syndrome Diagnosed by Positive Apraclonidine Test.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
51. Chaglasian, E.L, Harthan, J.S, Potwin, S, Fromstein, S.  Alcaftadine 0.25% and Olopatadine 0.2% in the Treatment of Signs of Allergic Conjunctivitis at the Illinois College of Optometry.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
52. Lau, J.  Ocular Adnexal Lymphoma.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
53. Cucuras. M, Squire, K.  Structural Changes and Functional Vision in a Case of Hereditary Retinal Disease.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
54. Kelly, S, Pang, Y, Ma, B, Panchal, N, Coffey, B.  Overestimation of Declination of Gase (DoG) by Strabismic and Visually Normal Observers.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
55. Klemencic, S.  Spectral Domin OCT Finding in Acute Syphilitc Posterior Placoid Choroioretintis.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
56.  Sloan, S, Mothersbaugh, E, Harthan, J.S.  A Presentation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Keratitis Secondary to Contact Lens Overwear.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
57. Marciniak, M, Au-Yeung, M.  A Rare Case of Unilateral Rifabutin-associated Uveitis.   AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
58. Kattouf, V.M, Harris, M, Meyer, M.  Optometric Treatment of the Ocular Manifestations of Crouzon Syndrome in a Hospitalized Infant.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
59. Foreman, K, Rozwat, A.  Dilating Decision Making in Relation to Blood Pressure.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
60. Gamboa, F.  A Painless Scleritis?  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
61. Ma, B, Panchal, N, Coffey, B, Kelly, S.  Accuracy of Perceived Declination of Faze (DoG) in the Dark.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
62. Lee, P, Robinson, J, Chun, R. A macular dystrophy involving foveal cavitation on SD-OCT.  AAO-Academy 2014.  Denver, Colorado.
6          63.  Yin, K., Pang, Y., Frantz, K.A. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Optic Nerve         Hypoplasia. American Academy of Optometry 2014 Annual Meeting.