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For those who took step 2, did you come accross any opthamology questions? I've tried to tackle a few on qbank and I came away with....

1. A Wood's lamp will show a linear pattern with abrasions and a dedritic pattern with herpes infections
2. Increased cup to disc ratio = chronic glaucoma
3. Eyeballs are gross

So obviously I'm thinking the less eye questions = the better!
 

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Pompacil said:
For those who took step 2, did you come accross any opthamology questions? I've tried to tackle a few on qbank and I came away with....

1. A Wood's lamp will show a linear pattern with abrasions and a dedritic pattern with herpes infections
2. Increased cup to disc ratio = chronic glaucoma
3. Eyeballs are gross

So obviously I'm thinking the less eye questions = the better!
I had several ophtho questions on step 2, but I think it was overrepresented on usmleworld (can't tell you anything about Kaplan).
 

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I had several ophtho questions on step 2, but I think it was overrepresented on usmleworld
Thank god, I am so tired of seeing ophtho question on uslmeworld :mad: . I was starting think I should have done an ophtho elective, since every usmleworld test has atleast two questions on the eyeball.
 
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I had several ophtho questions on step 2, but I think it was overrepresented on usmleworld (can't tell you anything about Kaplan).
I find pterygiums especially disconcerting.
 

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Everything you need to know is in secrets or B&W. Actually on UW, they test the same thing over and over. How to differentiate between two similarly presenting conditions, e.g., amaurosis fugax vs. central retinal artery occlusion...If you know enough to differentiate, you should be fine... on my exam, I had a question about amaurosis. That was it.