Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Episode 70: Dancing Eye Movements in a 45-Year-Old Male: A rare case of Eight-And-A-Half Syndrome and Hakuna matata: inapplicable to global eye care



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Dancing Eye Movements in a 45-Year-Old Male: A rare case of Eight-And-A-Half Syndrome
Haley D'Souza, M.D.

Hakuna Matata: Inapplicable to Global Eye Care
Saumya Shah, M.D.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the clinical features of Eight-and-a-Half Syndrome
  • List common causes of Eight-and-a-Half Syndrome
  • Identify the anatomic location of lesions which may produce Eight-and-a-Half Syndrome


  • Summarize the degree and causes of visual impairment in high-income vs. low-income countries.
  • Integrate the ethics of global ophthalmology as current practicing ophthalmologists.
  • Describe the differences in manual-small incision vs. phacoemulsification techniques for cataract extraction.

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