Online basic ophthalmology book, by Tim Root, a young American ophthalmologist. He started it while being a resident. For “medical students with short attention spans” Straight language, very comprehensible, nice illustrations. Tip: look for the photo’s and video’s.


Handbook of ocular disease management by Review of Optometry.

Very accurate, scientifically.

“Puzzled by an unusual clinical presentation and wish you could quickly turn to a colleague? Find information on how to manage over 50 commonly encountered ocular diseases. Find information on signs and symptoms, underlying pathophysiology, recommendations on treatment, and "clinical pearls”.


Everything about the working of the retina, For in-depth knowledge on retina circuitry.


This site helps you explain your vision to your family, friends, or your doctor.


Test your visual field online. Damato Multifixation Campimeter, developed by prof Bertil Damato and Carl Groenewald, consultant ophthalmologists,  St Paul’s Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital.


Genetic Home Reference: everything explained about genes and genetic conditions. Information about the Versican gene (CSPG2) and Wagner syndrome.


Retina Implant AG was founded early in 2003 in Tübingen and is developing a technology that is based on numerous earlier animal experiments and should be possible to restore sight at least partially in a good number of blind persons.


On this page you find links to sites with general or specific information on ophthalmology in English.

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page last modified Oct 25th 2009

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