Welcome to EyeWikiTM, the Eye Encyclopedia written by Eye Physicians & Surgeons.
EyeWiki is an ophthalmic wiki where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view an eye encyclopedia of content written by ophthalmologists covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist, or ophthalmologist in training, is invited to contribute content to the wiki and post it immediately. For content guidelines and more information see About EyeWiki and Getting Started. EyeWiki is a collaboration between the American Academy of Ophthalmology and these societies.
- Featured Article: Age-Related Macular Degeneration, submitted by Yasser M. Elshatory, MD.
- EyeWiki Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Brad Feldman, MD, discusses the thinking behind the EyeWiki initiative with the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics.
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Calling all Residents and Fellows: Win a Trip to the Academy Mid-Year Forum 2013
This year's contest is now closed. Thank you to the residents and fellows in training that entered. The winners will be announded in January 2013. Find out more
In the 2011 contest, the following ophthalmology residents won an all-expenses-paid trip to the Academy’s 2012 Mid-Year Forum in Washington, DC. They are:
- Cataract/Refractive Surgery/Cornea/Anterior Segment/Oncology/Pathology: Ladan Espandar, Tulane University - Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lens Fitting
- Retina/Vitreous/Uveitis: Yoshihiro Yonekawa, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Pseudophakic Cystoid Macular Edema
- Glaucoma/Neuro‐Ophthalmology: Scott K. Schultz, Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome
- Pediatrics/Strabismus/Oculoplastics/Orbit: Michael A. Klufas, Weill Cornell Medical College - Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma
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