Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Richard J. Olson, MD

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Director, Medical Education, Dept of Ophthalmology
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Contact Information

Primary Office: 11290-G PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-0382

Email: richard-olson@uiowa.edu
Web: Dr. Olson's Video Profile

Education

BA, Music; Minors in Chemistry and English, Brigham Young University
MD, University of Utah

Internship, Medicine/Ophthalmology, University of Utah
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Iowa
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, The University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Utah Medical License , State of Utah
State of Iowa Medical License , Iowa Board of Medical Examiners
ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology
NBME Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Selected Publications

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Kemp P, Longmuir S, Gertsch K, Larson S, Olson R, Langguth A, Syed N, Oetting T.  Cataract surgery in children with uveitis: retrospective analysis of intraocular lens implantation with anterior optic capture.  Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.  2015 March 1. 52(2):119-25.
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Gertsch K, Kitzmann A, Larson S, Olson R, Longmuir R, Sacher B, Oetting T, Longmuir S.  Description and validation of a structured simulation curriculum for strabismus surgery.  Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.  2015 February 1. 19(1):3-5.
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Longmuir S, Pfeifer W, Shah S, Olson R.  Validity of a layperson-administered Web-based vision screening test.  Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.  2015 February 1. 19(1):29-32.
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Longmuir S, Mathews K, Longmuir R, Joshi V, Olson R, Abramoff M.  Retinal arterial but not venous tortuosity correlates with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy severity.  J AAPOS.  2010 June. 14(3):240-3.
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Longmuir S, Gilbertson A, Pfeifer W, Olson R.  Pediatric ophthalmology attire: should we wear a white coat?.  Insight.  2010. 35(4):11-3.
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Bhola R, Keech R, Olson R, Petersen D.  Long-term outcome of pediatric aphakic glaucoma.  J AAPOS.  2006 June. 10(3):243-8.
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Taylor D, Bray B, Staggers N, Olson R.  User-centered development of a Web-based preschool vision screening tool.  AMIA Annu Symp Proc.  2003. 
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Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 - 21:56:23