Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology, Third Edition offers an updated introduction to the diagnosis and clinical management of ocular conditions in veterinary patients, providing trusted information in a user-friendly format. The content of the book is distilled from the fifth edition of the gold-standard reference Veterinary Ophthalmology, emphasizing the information most relevant to veterinary students and general practitioners. Fully updated throughout, the Third Edition focuses more strongly on small animals and horses, with streamlined coverage of other species, and new chapters have been added on morphology, physiology, and pharmacology.
Carefully designed to be equally useful for learning and in practice, the book offers a streamlined, practical approach, with bolded terms to enhance comprehension. High-quality color photographs provide visual depictions of the conditions discussed. Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for veterinary students or clinicians wishing to hone their ophthalmology knowledge and skills.
Kirk N. Gelatt, VMD, Dipl ACVO, is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. Dr Gelatt is past President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and the American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology.
Preface Acknowledgments About the companion website Section 1 Basics for Clinical Veterinary Ophthalmology 1 Development of the Eye 2 Ophthalmic Structures 3 Physiology of the Eye 4 Optics and Physiology of Vision 5 Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics Section 2 Ophthalmic Examination and Imaging 6 Eye Examination and Diagnostics Section 3 Canine Ophthalmology 7 Canine Orbit: Diseases and Surgery 8 Canine Eyelids: Diseases and Surgery 9 Canine Nasolacrimal Duct and Lacrimal Secretory Systems: Diseases and Surgery 10 Canine Conjunctiva: Diseases and Surgery 11 Canine Cornea: Diseases and Surgery 12 Canine Glaucomas 13 Canine Anterior Uvea: Diseases and Surgery 14 Canine Lens: Cataract, Luxation, and Surgery 15 Canine Posterior Segment: Diseases and Surgery Section 4 Special Species 16 Feline Ophthalmology 17 Equine Ophthalmology 18 Food Animal Ophthalmology 19 Exotic Animals: Ophthalmic Disease and Surgery Section 5 Ophthalmic and Systemic Diseases 20 Comparative Neuro-Ophthalmology 21 Systemic Disease and the Eye Appendices Glossary Index