Subspecialty Learning Resources
On this page we will be sharing online learning resources that can be helpful when starting and undertaking subspecialty rotations. Some are freely open-access and others require registration. We hope you find these useful.
The School of Ophthalmology is not responsible for the content of these resources or any changes to access.
If you have any resources you think could be shared on this page please contact us.
EyeGuru Ophthalmology Residency Essentials: US-based online practice modules and videos covering basic pathology, clinical skills and imaging
Tim Root - Virtual Eye Professor: Collection of entertaining video lectures aimed at those starting out in ophthalmology. There is also a downloadable book (Ophthobook)
Eye-site RCOphth e-learning in partnership with eLearning for Healthcare: Basic Assessment Course (Need to register to access courses)
Johnson & Johnson Slit-Lamp Techniques: Teaching videos aimed at optometrists, covering slit lamp basics, illumination techniques, van Herick angle assessment
Eye-site RCOphth e-learning in partnership with eLearning for Healthcare: Cornea course & Microsurgical Skills course(Need to register to access courses)
Cybersight Free Online Courses in Ophthalmology: Herpetic Eye Disease module (registration required)
AAO CME- Endothelial Keratoplasty Course: Requires AAO registration (RCOphth gives its members free access to the AAO's ONE network). There are also other corneal courses in ocular pain, HSV keratitis
Cataract Coach - Uday Devgan (LA-based ophthalmologist) covers cataract surgery techniques in this large collection of videos
The Open Globe: Interactive eBook by Paul Sullivan, vitreoretinal surgeon (non-interactive pdfs also available for download).
AAO CME Course- Repair of the Open Globe: Requires AAO registration (RCOphth gives its members free access to the AAO's ONE network)
AAO CME Course- Imaging Acute Ophthalmic Trauma: Requires AAO registration (RCOphth gives its members free access to the AAO's ONE network)
UK Eye Genetics Group- Education: Education page of the UK EGG, with links to free resources and e-learning in Genomics, Informatics and Research
The Iowa Glaucoma Curriculum: Teaching site with 50 bite-sized lectures by Wallace L.M. Alward (University of Iowa). Lots of videos and images.
Gonioscopy.org: Video atlas of gonioscopy by Wallace L.M. Alward (University of Iowa). Techniques, tips and clinical signs.
Cybersight Free Online Courses in Ophthalmology: Introduction to Glaucoma module (Need to register to access all the modules)
Eye-site RCOphth e-learning in partnership with eLearning for Healthcare: Glaucoma surgery course (Need to register to access courses)
European Glaucoma Society - Terminology and Guidelines: Digital download. You will need to supply your profession, country and email address and be happy to receive the EGS newsletter.
NOVEL Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library - A collaboration of the University of Utah and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society: Several collections to browse through including the AAO/NANOS collection, the Shirley H. Wray collection (good videos) and full-text access to Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology 6e
Canadian Neuro-Ophthalmology Group: Lectures, gallery, cases, quizzes
Stanford School of Medicine Neuro-Ophthalmology by Talmage Cooper: Q&A format coverage of neuro-ophthalmology topics
NODAL Neuro-Ophthalmology with Dr Andrew Lee: YouTube Channel of bitesize whiteboard lectures by neuro-ophthalmologist Dr Andrew Lee
Uveal Melanoma National Guideline: January 2015 guideline from the Uveal Melanoma Guideline Development Group
AAO Education - Ocular Surface Neoplasia: E-learning module on ocular surface neoplastic lesions. Registration required (access the ONE Network via RCOphth Member's Area)
Orthoptic Lectures by Connie Koklanis: Aimed at orthoptic students but an excellent resource for those wanting to understand orthoptics and binocular vision in detail
Cybersight Free Online Courses in Ophthalmology: Several paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus modules (Need to register to access all the modules)
Eye-site RCOphth e-learning in partnership with eLearning for Healthcare: Strabismus surgery course (Need to register to access courses)
Darrell Baskin's YouTube Channel: Introductory medical retina videos
OCTcases: Toronto-based free online education platform for case-based OCT learning. You can also submit your own interesting cases.
AMDbook: Up-to-date scientific and clinical information about age related macular degeneration.
AAO CME course- Inherited Retinal Diseases: Requires AAO registration (RCOphth gives its members free access to the AAO's ONE network)
Vitreoretinal Surgery: Interactive eBook by Paul Sullivan, vitreoretinal surgeon (non-interactive pdfs also available for download)
VIT-Buckle Society: US-based learning and mentorship forum, including an education portal with training videos.
Cybersight Free Online Courses in Ophthalmology: Module on immune-mediate diseases of the episclera and sclera. Registration required.
Moran CORE (University of Utah) Introduction to Uveitis: Comprehensive lecture by Albert Vitale
Medical statistics made easy - by Michael Harris and Gordon Taylor
Statistics and Epidemiology - Emily Ferenczi and Nina Muirhead
Medical Statistics at a Glance - Aviva Petrie and Caroline Sabin
ASCRS As Seen From Here
JAMA Ophthalmology Author Interviews
Straight from the Cutter's Mouth
Cybersight live interactive webinars (recordings of past webinars also available)