Ophthalmology: The Human Orbit

Concise Information of Ophthalmic Orbital Disorders for the Health Care Community
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

This is a concise review of the human orbit and the various ophthalmic disorders which could affect it. The course is provided in the English language, on a PowerPoint slide illustrated presentation addressed primarily to all Health Care Providers with a particular interest in the specialty of Ophthalmology. At the end of this course, the student would be able to understand the normal human orbit anatomy, as well as to recognize its most common diseases, how to make the correct diagnosis and choose the right treatment.

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the anatomy and common ophthalmic disorders affecting the Human Orbit

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for medical students, ophthalmology residents and fellows in training, doctors, nurse practitioners and physicican assistants caring for patients affected by ophthalmic diseases.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
00:40

Presentation, and course description. A list of topics included in our course are mentioned.

Section 2: Course Content
14:36

This lecture covers the dimensions, topographic relationships, apertures, soft tissues, and the periorbital structures related to the human orbital anatomy.

16:38

This lecture covers various types of trauma to the orbit including orbital contusion, orbital hemorrhage, orbital fractures, penetrating orbital trauma, and intraorbital foreign body.

04:44

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of globe subluxation.

07:06

This lecture covers the definition, classification, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of carotid cavernous and dural sinus orbital fistulas.

15:47

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of preseptal and orbital cellulitis.

18:47

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of orbital inflammations including thyroid related ophthalmopathy and idiopathic orbital inflammatory disease also called orbital pseudotumor.

07:19

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of orbital congenital anomalies including congenital anophthalmia, microphthalmos, microphthalmos with cyst, nanophthalmos, and craniofacial disorders.

11:47

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of benign pediatric orbital tumors including orbital dermoid (dermoid cyst), lymphangioma, juvenile xanthogranuloma, and histiocytic tumors.

11:18

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, classification, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of malignant pediatric orbital tumors including rhadomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma and orbital leukemia.

10:22

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of benign adult orbital tumors including cavernous hemangioma, mucocele, neurilemoma (schwannoma), meningioma, fibrous histiocytoma, and fibro-osseous tumors like fibrous dysplasia, and osteomas affecting the human adult orbit.

03:32

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of other benign adult orbital tumors like cholesterol granulomas and aneurysmal bone cyst affecting the adult human orbit.

04:45

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of malignant adult orbital tumors like lymphoid tumors, fibrous osseous malignant tumors including chondrosarcoma, and osteosarcomas, and finally the mestastatic orbital tumors.

03:52

This lecture covers the definition, etiology, mechanism, epidemiology, symptoms, signs, evaluation and treatment of other conditions affecting the human orbit including acquired anophthalmia, atrophia bulbi and phthisis bulbi.

10 questions

This quiz covers the dimensions, topographic relationships, apertures, soft tissues, and the periorbital structures related to the human orbital anatomy as well as trauma, subluxation, fistulas, infections, inflammations, congenital anomalies, and orbital tumors affecting the human orbit.

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Instructor Biography

Dr Alejandro Espaillat, Eye Physician & Surgeon

Dr. Alejandro Espaillat is a Florida Licensed Eye Physician and Surgeon trained at Harvard Medical School, specializing in state-of-the-art Ophthalmic surgery and diabetic eye disease in Miami.

Dr. Espaillat is an active eye surgeon who has performed thousands of small incision cataract, and laser eye surgeries, as well as cared for numerous patients affected by diabetic eye disease. He has participated in the research and authorship of many published medical reports, as well as designed surgical instruments used during cataract surgery worldwide.

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