Image Resources

Photo and Image Resources

Copyright Complicance: Many of the images found on the following pages are available to download for educational purposes only. To use for any other purpose requires permission from the copyright holder. A few of these pages have more specific policies limiting use. It is your responsibility to verify that you are in compliance with any restrictions.


Ophthalmic Photos and Images

Atlas of Ophthalmology
Free online image database

David G. Cogan Ophthalmic Pathology Collection
An extensive collection of clinical ophthalmic cases and their pathology

Digital Reference of Ophthalmology
Specialty images and case reviews from the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

Eye Atlas Online
Free image database presented by Umberto Benelli, MD, PhD from the University of Pisa

Eye Library
A collection of images in eye care

Eye Rounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds collection from the University of Iowa and other contributors

Eye Simulation
UC Davis School of Medicine, to teach medical students how the eye motion will change with pathology of the eye muscles and cranial nerves and what to look for during a standard neurological eye exam

Eye Text
Contains 1257 images covering a number of topics in ophthalmology

The Eyes Have It
An interactive teaching and assessment program on vision care from University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – videography

Hardin MD
Links to other image resources in ophthalmology

National Eye Institute
Photos and images covering eye conditions, anatomy, and diagnostics and treatment

National Eye Institute Diagram of the Eye
Diagrams and definitions

The Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library
Links to a number of Neuro-Ophthalmology collections, including those from NANOS, David G. Cogan, and William F. Hoyt

Oxford Eye Page
Case studies presented in an educational format. Also includes brain teasers and an historical tour of ophthalmology

Red Atlas
Online atlas of eye disorders by ophthalmic subspecialty

Case presentations from the Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases; includes an extensive image library

Syndicat National des Ophtalmologistes de France
Association website,includes an image database

Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Since 1985 the Journal has been donated to every residency and training program in the United States. Prior to this year, the Journal was only available on DVDs; as of 2009 it is available on the web. Use access code 3478.


Medical Images (Includes Vision Science)

Health on the Net Media Gallery
Repository of 6800 medical images and videos

History of Medicine (NLM)
Copyrighted historical collection
Subscription based encyclopedia which lists close to 70,000 images. Includes section on Ophthalmology

Karolinska Institute University Library in Sweden
Links to other websites with images, includes section on Eye, ENT, and respiratory system.

Images from the National Library of Medicine’s Visible Human Project
Also includes three-dimensional rendered images of anatomic objects

Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy
Lane Medical Library at Stanford University, offers over 1500 images including 62 eye related images, mainly of dissections.

Robert Bendheim Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology
Database of images drawn from the clinical experience of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Wellcome Trust Image Collection: 2000 Years of Human Culture
Includes historical and contemporary images on diseases and life issues

Links to More Medical Image Resources

University of Nebraska Medical Center : McGoogan Library of Medicine
Links to other resources by category

Google Image Search
Search for images on the Internet

UTHSCSA Library : Medical Images on the Internet
Links to other image databases