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Downloadable Patient Education Animation Collection

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Media Type: Online, Video

Availability: In stock

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Make your website, PowerPoint slides and chair-side education more dynamic with concise, Digital-Eyes® animations of eye anatomy, common eye conditions and treatment options.

Collection includes 91 animations in English and Spanish such as:

  • Amblyopia
  • AMD
  • BRVO
  • Cataract surgeries / IOL options
  • CRVO
  • Cystoid macular edema
  • Detached retina
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Dilating eye drops
  • Eyelid problems and repair
  • Glaucoma and its treatments
  • How the eye works
  • LASIK and other refractive procedures
  • Macular edema
  • Macular hole
  • Macular pucker
  • Ocuplastics procedures
  • Pediatrics procedures
  • Refractive errors
  • Retinal angiography
  • ROP
  • Vitreomacular adhesion
  • YAG capsulotomy

Features include:

  • HD animations
  • Easy-to-use downloadable files for desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones websites and patient portals
  • Easy-to-understand explanations in English and Spanish
  • Advertisement-free content
  • New animations as they become available

After purchasing this product, you may access it at www.aao.org/myonlineproducts.

Licensing information: The Academy grants an nonexclusive license covering use of this material for up to five doctors for one year, on computers owned or leased by you or your practice. For use by more than five physicians, additional licenses must be purchased. For further questions on the Academy's licensing and disclaimer information (PDF), please contact us at patientinfo@aao.org.

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What is the file format of the animations?

Can I post the animations to my website?
Yes, under the licensing, you are free to post the animations to your practice website.

Can I post the animations to YouTube?
You can post the animations to YouTube and embed the animations on your website, however, the privacy setting must be “unlisted,” so they do not show up in web searches.

Do the animations have closed captioning?
Yes, the animations do have closed captioning.

What is the file size of the entire collection?
The collection with English and Spanish versions is approximately 2.6 GB.

Are the animations web-based/hosted/streamed from your site?
No, they are not. Once purchased, the animations will appear in the “My Online Products” section of your account at aao.org. To play the files, you need to download them to your computer.

Is it possible to make a DVD from the video file(s)?
Yes. There are many free sites online that will author and burn a DVD. We recommend FreeMake.

Can I put the animations on my iPad?
Yes. Download the files to your computer, then add to iTunes. Connect the iPad to your computer/iTunes and then synch the files to the iPad. More detailed instructions are available in your account after purchase.

How many computers/iPads can I put this on?
There is no device limit. However each purchase grants a license for up to five physicians in your practice.  For use by more than five physicians, additional licenses must be purchased.

Is the cost of the animation collection a one-time fee or do I have to pay a yearly subscription?
It’s a subscription-based product. If you fail to renew each year, you will lose access to the animations through the Academy site.

Do the animations all run continuously as one file?
No, each animation within the collection is its own file.

What is the length of each animation?
The average length of each animation is 15-45 seconds. This collection includes 91 animations in English and  Spanish for a total of 182 animations.

Still have questions?
Contact Customer Service at customer_service@aao.org or call +1 415.561.8540.
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