Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, this manual is a highly practical guide to the diagnosis and management of eye disorders and injuries. Experts from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary present authoritative, state-of-the-art recommendations in a rapid-access outline format. Appendices include up-to-date ophthalmic drug and systemic antimicrobial formularies with dosages.
All chapters have been updated to include the latest information on new disease entities, diagnostic techniques, drugs, and treatments, including LASIK and LASEK surgery, cataract extractions, intraocular lenses, use of botulinum for blepharospasm, and medical treatment of glaucoma. Thirty new full-color images have been added.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Ocular Examination Techniques and Diagnostic Tests Burns and Trauma Eyelids and Lacrimal System Orbital Disorders Cornea and External Disease Refractive Surgery The Crystalline Lens and Cataract Retina and Vitreous Uveal Tract: Iris, Ciliary Body, and Choroid Glaucoma Pediatric Ophthalmology Extraocular Muscles, Strabismus, and Nystagmus Neuro-ophthalmology: Visual Fields, Optic Nerve, and Pupil Refractive Error, Clinical Optics, and Contact Lenses Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease Ocular Toxicity of Systemic Drugs Appendix A: Formulary and Common Dosages of Topical and Systemic Ophthalmic Drugs Appendix B: Dosages of Antimicrobial Drugs Used in Ocular Infections