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Medical Images and Videos

An extensive guide to medical image and video databases licensed by Rutgers University Libraries as well as a variety of open-access medical image and video resources

Ophthalmology Image/Video Resources

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Digital Reference of Ophthalmology
-- This is an internet-based clinical atlas of ophthalmology, which provides color images of entities encountered in the ophthalmic practice accompanied by concisely written text and various ophthalmic diagnostic images. The database is created by the Edwards S. Harkness Eye Institute, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital.

National Eye Institute (NEI) Photos and Images -- The NEI Photos and Images Catalog is provided as a source of free audiovisuals. Permission is granted to use these items for educational, news media or research purposes, provided the source for each image is credited. Images and videos cover the anatomy, conditions, and treatment of the eye. 

Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library -- A discipline-specific, open access repository of digital materials (images, video, lectures, articles and animations), to be used for educational and research purposes by health care professionals, educators, patients, and students. New additions: 2013 William F Hoyt Lecture: Neuro-Ophthalmology in Review: Around the Brain with 50 Fellows

Robert Bendheim Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology -- The Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology is a searchable database of images drawn from the vast clinical experience of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai specialists and their colleagues around the world.

Normal Eye

A color illustration of the eye highlighting the cornea, pupil and lens, and the way an image focuses on the retinaRef#: NEA13. From National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health.


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