Using Eye Anatomy to Recall Key Diagnoses: The Rule of 2’s

Sep 13, 17
Using Eye Anatomy to Recall Key Diagnoses: The Rule of 2’s

eye anatomyOur latest ALiEM Card introduces the “Rule of 2’s,” a simple method that uses eye anatomy to help you recall some of the major ocular diagnoses! It builds a framework for your physical exam and will help you include or eliminate some of the more common ocular conditions.

The Rule of 2’s is easy to remember: 2 eyes, 2 major diagnoses to consider for each ocular layer, as you move anterior to posterior.

ALiEM Cards: Eye Anatomy and Key Diagnoses

See for yourself at Eye Anatomy and Key Diagnoses – Rule of 2’s

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Puja Gopal, MD

Puja Gopal, MD

PGY3 Resident
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

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