M-Eyeball How-To: DIY Model Eyeball for Medical Students

Use this DIY M-Eyeball to practice your dexterity and orientation for slit lamp and indirect ophthalmoscopy procedures. This eyeball model can be made with inexpensive household items, and is intended for medical students studying ophthalmology.

The M-Eyeball idea, design, and video were created by Jacob Abou-Hanna, a student at University of Michigan Medical School.

Tips for Making Your Own DIY Eyeball Model:

– Use a nail with nail-head diameter of 5-8mm (to simulate a dilated pupil)
– Adjust hanger dimensions if needed, depending on slit lamp model
– Practice caution when using the blade!


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