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1 IMAGE ASSISTANT: OPHTHALMOLOGY Summary: The Image Assistant has been developed to provide medical doctors with a software tool to search, display, edit and use medical illustrations of their own specialty, so that they can print, and include them in medical presentations (e.g.: a PowerPoint presentation or a poster). Illustrations have been carefully selected in order to cover the doctor s medical specialty and are meant as a contribution to doctor-patient communication. 1

2 Sections of the image assistant software: 1. Image Assistant It allows searching and editing (adding texts, arrows, lines, etc.) medical illustrations. Edited images can be saved and reused later. All of them can be copied to the Clipboard to Copy/Paste on other applications or print them; also, they can be ed directly from the application itself. Thus, the doctor can use and/or send any illustration to a patient or colleague in a few seconds. 2

3 2. Interactive anatomy: It includes 3D animations on different organs and interactive illustrations in layers (magnifier effect) on the specialty of each title. 3. Laboratory normal values and test data of frequent use: Tables with laboratory reference range values of frequent use are included to be used by doctors when needed. 3

4 4. Product information: Here, the Sponsor laboratory may include product packaging pictures, videos, animations, information for prescription and medical studies. These studies may be either Word or PDF text files. All the information included in this section will be provided by the Sponsor laboratory. 5. Patient database: This section will allow doctors to maintain a database of their patients, add comments on every visit and book appointments. 6. Screen saver: The software also includes an optional Screen Saver with medical illustrations, the current time, a perpetual calendar and a link to the Image Assistant. Upon installation of the application, the option to install the screen saver is offered. When the computer is idle for 10 minutes, the screen saver will appear, showing a calendar of the current month and the current time, and displaying images of the specialty as well as the logo of the sponsor product. 4

5 Development of the image assistant software: 1. Look and feel: The colors and look and feel of the main screen will be customized according to the Sponsor product. 2. Images: Each speciality has its own illustrations and cannot be modified. 3. Delivery time: This interactive program will be delivered in 60 days once we receive the following information: Logo of the company and sponsor product. PDF file with the prescription information. PDF / videos of medical studies to be included. 4. Technical requirements: Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows XP. 5

6 Medical images included in this specialty Anatomy of the eye Anatomy of the eye (sagittal section) Eyeball and optic nerve Extrinsic eye muscles Innervation of the eye muscles Lacrimal glands Lacrimal apparatus Defense mechanisms of the eye surface Normal cornea The limbus corneae Ciliary processes Aqueous humor flow The crystalline lens Imagen formation in the retina Structure of the retina Photoreceptors Signal transduction in the retina Visual pathway Primary visual cortex Pathological conditions of the eye Errors of refraction Correction for myopia Correction for hyperopia Astigmatism LASIK Presbyopia Correction for presbyopia Diseases of the retina Hypertensive retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy Pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy Occlusion of the central artery of the retina Occlusion of the central vein of the retina 6

7 Pigmented retinopathy Macular degeneration Retinal detachment Retinopathy of prematurity Cherry-red spot in the macula Inflammatory conditions Dry eye Most commonly found bacteria in the eye Bacterial conjunctivitis Bacterial conjunctivitis Chlamydia trachomatis Aids and ophthalmologic disorders Cat scratch disease fever Uveitis Blepharitis Sty Pterygium Chalazion Pinguecula Clinical images I Clinical images II Corneal pathologies Most frequent conditions of the cornea Cornea ulcer Different degrees of keratoconous Arcus senilis Limbus corneae transplant Cornea transplant I Cornea transplant II Clinical images Glaucoma Pathogenesis Closed-angle glaucoma Open-angle glaucoma Glaucoma and optic nerve Eye ground in glaucoma Optic disc and glaucoma Progressive vision loss in glaucoma 7

8 Clinical images Cataracts Eye cataract Types of cataracts Intraocular lens implant surgery I Intraocular lens implant surgery II Clinical images I Clinical images II Clinical images III Eye trauma Frequent sites of eye trauma Contusion Penetrating wounds Neuro-ophthalmology Convergent strabismus Divergent strabismus Paralysis of the ocular motor nerve Abnormal visual field Changes in the shape and size of the pupil Ocular reflex and brain injury Types of congenital nystagmus Color blindness (daltonism) Clinical images I Clinical images II 8

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