Ophthalmology at a Glance (At a Glance 2nd Edition)

Ophthalmology at a Glance (At a Glance 2nd Edition)

By: Lorraine Cassidy (author), Gurjeet Jutley (author), Laura Crawley (author), Jane Olver (author)Paperback

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Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview of the specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating the essential information required for students, trainee optometrists, opticians and specialty nurses. It includes details on history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. Closely tracking the undergraduate ophthalmology curriculum, this new edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in the field. Ophthalmology at a Glance: Features tip boxes to give further insight into topics, warning boxes to indicate cautionary advice, help with exam technique, further reading, and key point boxes which summarize each chapter Includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis Features expanded material on red eye and painful loss of vision, and discussion of new scientific evidence for the existence of a sixth layer of the cornea (Dua s layer) Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring clinical case studies, all the clinical images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and interactive flashcards for self-test

About Author

Jane Olver is Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon at the Western Eye and Charing Cross Hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Director Clinica London Lorraine Cassidy is Professor of Ophthalmology, Trinity College, Dublin; Consultant Ophthalmologist, Neuro-ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon, The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, and The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, incorporating the National Childrens Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Gurjeet Jutley is Specialist Registrar, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London Laura Crawley is Glaucoma Fellow, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London


Preface to second edition 7 Preface to first edition 7 Acknowledgements 7 Contributors 8 How to use your textbook 9 About the companion website 13 Part 1 Principles of ophthalmology 1 Introduction: what is ophthalmology? 14 2 Medical student aims 16 3 Social and occupational aspects of vision 18 Part 2 Ophthalmic history and examination 4 Taking the history and recording the findings 20 5 Visual acuity in adults 22 6 Examination of visual fields 24 7 Other visual functions 26 Part 3 Correction of refractive errors 8 Basic optics and refraction 28 9 Glasses, contact lenses and low-vision aids 30 Part 4 Basic eye examination 10 External eye and anterior segment 32 11 Posterior segment and retina 34 12 Use of eye drops 36 Part 5 Acute ophthalmology 13 Red eye: the conjunctiva 38 14 Red eye: the cornea 40 15 Red eye: the sclera and episclera 42 16 Ophthalmic trauma principles and management of chemical injuries 44 17 Specific features of blunt and sharp injuries 46 18 Loss of vision in the inflamed eye 48 19 Sudden painful loss of vision in a non-inflamed eye 50 20 Sudden painless loss of vision 52 Part 6 Gradual loss of vision 21 Gradual loss of vision 55 Part 7 Sub-specialty Paediatric ophthalmology 22 Visual acuity in children 58 23 Strabismus (squints) 60 24 Neonates 62 25 Infants and older children 64 Part 8 Sub-specialty Eyelid, lacrimation and orbit 26 Common eyelid lumps 66 27 Common eyelid malpositions 68 28 Lacrimation (tearing) 70 29 Basic orbital assessment 72 30 Orbit disease, thyroid eye disease and facial palsy 74 31 Ocular oncology 76 Part 9 Sub-specialty External eye disease 32 Common conditions affecting the external eye 78 33 Common conditions affecting the cornea 81 34 Medical uses of contact lenses 84 Part 10 Sub-specialty Corneal, refractive and cataract surgery 35 Corneal and laser refractive surgery 86 36 Cataract assessment 89 37 Cataract surgery 92 38 Cataract surgery postoperative care 94 Part 11 Sub-specialty Glaucoma 39 Glaucoma: the basics 96 40 Detecting glaucoma 98 41 Medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma 100 Part 12 Sub-specialty Vitreo-retinal 42 Retinal detachment 102 43 Retinal and choroidal anatomy and imaging 104 44 Inherited retinal disorders and age-related macular degeneration 106 45 Diabetic retinopathy classifi cation and typical lesions 108 46 Diabetic retinopathy treatment 110 47 Retinal artery obstruction 112 48 Retinal vein occlusion 114 49 HIV infection and AIDS 117 50 Tropical ophthalmology: tropical eye disease 120 51 Tropical ophthalmology: global eye health 122 Part 13 Sub-specialty Neuro-ophthalmology 52 Pupil abnormalities 124 53 Optic nerve disease 126 54 Cranial nerve palsies and eye movement disorders 128 55 Visual fi eld defects 130 56 Giant cell arteritis 132 Appendix 1: Red eye signs and symptoms of different causes 134 Appendix 2: The layers of the retina 135 Appendix 3: Pharmacological intraocular pressure (IOP)- lowering agents mechanism of action and side effects 136 Appendix 4: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) reports 137 Appendix 5: Important clinical trials in AMD 138 Index 139

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  • ISBN13: 9781405184731
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781405184731
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 1405184736
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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