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This is an historical collection representing the work of a renowned Neuro-Ophthalmologist from University of Miami, J Lawton Smith, MD. The material is dated. All lectures were originally delivered in the early to mid 1970s. Additionally, the views and opinions expressed in the lectures are those of J Lawton Smith and not those of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS).

  1. Anatomy and Physiology for the Neuro-Ophthalmologist
    1. The Orbit
    2. Neuroanatomy
    3. The Macula
    4. Cerebrospinal fluid

  2. Ocular and Neurologic Examinations
    1. Refraction
    2. Visual fields
    3. Amsler grid
    4. Examination of children
    5. The Neuro-ophthalmologic history

  3. Ancillary Tests Obtained in Neuro-Ophthalmology
    1. Dark adaptation

  4. Neuro-Ophthalmic Symptoms and Signs
    1. Visual field loss
    2. Pseudotumor cerebri
    3. Optic atrophic
    4. Nystagmus
    5. Double vision (diplopia)
    6. Headaches
    7. Speech distubances

  5. Disorders of the Afferent and Efferent Visual Pathways
    1. Diseases of the retina
      1. Macula
    2. Diseases of the optic nerve
      1. Idiopathic optic neuritis
      2. Leber's optic neuropathy
      3. Glaucoma

  6. Orbital Pathology Causing Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations
    1. Thyroid orbitopathy

  7. Pupillary pathology
    1. Adie's tonic pupil
    2. Horner's syndrome
    3. Third nerve palsy

  8. Eye movement Systems Pathology
    1. Optokinetic nystagmus
    2. Cranial nerve palsies
      1. Third (Oculomotor)
      2. Fourth (Trochlear)
      3. Sixth (Abducens)
    3. Supranuclear palsies
      1. Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
      2. Skew deviation

  9. Nystagmus and Disorders of Ocular Stability
    1. Downbeat nystagmus
    2. See saw nystagmus
    3. Congenital motor nystagmus

  10. Facial Nerve Dysfunction
    1. Blepharospasm

  11. Congenital Optic Nerve Anomalies
    1. Basal encephaloceles
    2. Optic nerve pit

  12. Systemic disorders
    1. Diabetic retinopathy
    2. Giant cell arteritis (Temporal arteritis)
    3. Ocular Syphilis
    4. Exposure Keratitis

  13. Neurologic Disorders
    1. Hydrocephalus
    2. Vascular evaluation of stroke
    3. Hereditary ataxias
    4. Giant cell arteritis (Temporal arteritis)
    5. Thyroid orbitopathy
    6. Headache and facial pain
      1. Migraine
      2. Hemianopia after migraine
      3. Trigeminal neuralgia (Fifth nerve)

  14. Functional disorders
    1. Conversion reaction
    2. Visual loss
    3. Visual field defects

  15. Surgical and endovascular procedures
    1. Neurosurgery
    2. Interventional neuroradiology techniques
    3. Tensilon test
    4. Cataract surgery
      1. Intraocular lenses

  16. Administration

  17. References

  18. History of Neuro-Ophthalmology