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Advocacy Tool and Article: Estimating the Cost of Blindness

Ophthalmic Epidemiology published two simple cost models developed by Eckert et al.1 that estimate the annual loss of… More »

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ICO Endorses Global Ban on Consumer Fireworks

The ICO endorses a global ban on consumer fireworks and encourages ICO member societies to advocate for legislation to ban… More »

Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, and French

The ICO-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (ICO-OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to… More »

Topic Subspecialty Rating Date ICO Member Resource Name & Description Author

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cataract

not yet rated December 12, 2015 Sutureless Extra-capsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE), 2nd Edition in English and Spanish
This instructional video illustrates the cataract surgery technique of SECCE. Further general surgical tips are provided and there is a section on possible surgical complications, and how to handle them. English and Spanish versions of the video are available.
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William H Dean, MD

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Cataract

Low Vision

not yet rated July 1, 2015 Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is a condition among people who have lost their sight. It causes people who have lost a lot of vision to see things that aren't really there, known as visual hallucinations, according to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
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Various

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Cataract

Cataract and Refractive Surgery

not yet rated May 1, 2013 ICO Member Use of Corneal Power-Specific Constants to Improve the Accuracy of the SRKT Formula
This study evaluated the effect of average corneal power (K) and axial length (AL) in a data-adjusted A-Constant for improving the refractive outcome in the Sanders-Retzlaff (SRK)/T formula.
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Multiple

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Cataract

not yet rated November 22, 2011 Public Health and Cataract Blindness
Defines and classifies the condition of cataracts. This presentation also addresses the epidemiology of cataracts and provides an overview of public health approaches to prevent and control cataract blindness.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

Eye Care

Cataract

not yet rated November 15, 2010 Childhood Cataract in Africa (a manual)
Cataract is a leading cause of blindness of children in Africa. This manual from the KCCO addresses ways to manage the condition.
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Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO)

Eye Care

Cataract

not yet rated November 15, 2010 Cataracte De L'Enfant En Afrique (un manuel)
La cataracte est une des principales causes de la cécité des enfants en Afrique. Gérer cette pathologie pour que les enfants bénéficient rapidement d’une chirurgie de haute qualité, d’un suivi approprié avec une correction optique et la prise en charge de la basse vision vont assurer aux enfants atteints de cataracte en Afrique la meilleure qualité de vie.
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Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO)

CME/CPD

E-Learning

Medical Student Education

Cataract

Optics, Refraction and Contact Lens

not yet rated October 5, 2010 Eye Pod Videos
This site, created by Dr. Thomas Oetting, has anterior segment surgery videos that can be seen onsite or uploaded to iPods.
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Dr. Thomas Oetting/MedRounds

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