Reference Ophthalmology Links

The following resources may prove useful as reference materials or to help satisfy your curiosity about ophthalmology as a career. They are listed in no particular order.

  • Ophthobook – This is a free online textbook and video website created and maintained by Dr. Tim Root.
  • Root Atlas – This is a free web repository of ophthalmology videos created and maintained by Dr. Tim Root.
  • – A great source of information for medical students, residents, and attendings. They have the Pearls in Ophthalmology newsletter that’s always a good read.


  • Ebling Library– Easiest way to access UpToDate and PubMed. Also has several bona fide ophthalmology textbooks in the e-book section.
  • University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology– Departmental website. Learn about your professors and their research interests. Also you can learn more about our residency and fellowship programs in Ophthalmology.