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Elsevier Health Sciences
Essentials of Ophthalmology

Essentials of Ophthalmology

by Neil J. Friedman MD, Peter K. Kaiser MD


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This book is a general introduction to ophthalmology for medical students, residents, or any health professional who requires a reference for the core information in ophthalmology. The Medical Student's Guide to Ophthalmology, combines critical ophthalmic knowledge with high-quality, color images and drawings. Organized according to the ocular structures and components of the eye exam rather than categories of disease to make it practical and a key learning tool.

• High quality, accurate photos for a clear portrayal of detailed ophthalmic structures.
• Balanced, introductory text that is not too detailed like a specialist text, but not too superficial like prevailing student books.
• Organized according to the ocular structures and components of the eye exam, not by disease.
• Presents key information, such as hints on diagnosis, management and treatment, in easy-to-read format.
• Lists key diagnosis possibilities for the most common presentations for easy reference.
• Multiple choice questions for exam review and self assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416029076
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/08/2007
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ocular Anatomy, Physiology, and Embryology

Chapter 2: Basic Optics

Chapter 3: Ocular Pharmacology

Chapter 4: The Eye Exam

Chapter 5: Neuro-ophthalmology

Chapter 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Chapter 7: Orbit

Chapter 8: Lids and Adnexa

Chapter 9: Conjunctiva

Chapter 10: Sclera

Chapter 11: Cornea

Chapter 12: Anterior Chamber

Chapter 13: Glaucoma

Chapter 14: Iris

Chapter 15: Lens

Chapter 16: Vitreous

Chapter 17: Retina

Appendix: Differential Diagnosis of Common Ocular Symptoms

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