Welcome to the the cataract course! The goal of this website is to introduce medical students and other medical professionals to the biology of the lens and cataracts. We hope you find this website useful.

You can navigate through the course using the dropdown menu above, the search tool, or the course outline here. The course is divided into several main sections, including the Introduction, Lens Anatomy and Development, and Cataract Surgery sections. Before starting, we invite you to take our prequiz to assess your knowledge of the topics covered in this course.

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Thank you for your visit, and we hope you enjoy the course!


This website was created by Lauren Hudson, PhD and Emily Graubart, MD, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

The above image is graciously made available by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and can be found at http://www.aao.org.