ISBN-10:
0721687768
ISBN-13:
9780721687766
Pub. Date:
12/14/2004
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Review of Ophthalmology: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Review of Ophthalmology: Expert Consult - Online and Print

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Overview

"Gives the reader all they need, with no additional fluff or esoteric information. This information is given in bite-size and palatable chunks of data." (Ocular Surgery News). This new resource provides an efficient review of all of the most essential clinical and scientific information in ophthalmology. Its concise, well-illustrated, outline-formatted chapters permit rapid mastery of the material. Questions at the end of each chapter and answers at the end of the book allow readers to test their understanding. Plus, a BONUS CD-ROM includes all of the images from the book, downloadable into presentation software, and all of the questions and answers from the book with 100 extra questions and answers to test your knowledge!
  • An organization by common ophthalmologic subspecialties offers a logical approach to a wide spectrum of topics.
  • Numerous tables and mnemonics facilitate learning and retention.
  • A special section reviews the findings of many important clinical studies with which ophthalmologists are expected to be familiar.
  • Hundreds of line illustrations and photographs (50 in full color) highlight anatomic details, common ophthalmic tests, and examples of classic histopathology.
  • Selected references for each chapter facilitate further study of any given topic.
  • Questions at the end of each chapter and answers at the end of the book allow readers to test their understanding.
  • A BONUS CD-ROM includes all of the images from the book (downloadable into presentation software), all of the questions and answers from the book, and 100 extra questions and answers!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721687766
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/14/2004
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 10.72(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Private Practice, Mid-Peninsula Ophthalmology Medical Group, Palo Alto, CA

Director, Digital OCT Reading Center, Staff, Vitreoretinal Section, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Clinical Instructor, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL

Table of Contents

1. Optics

· Properties of Light
· Refraction
· Prisms
· Vergence
· Magnification
· Mirrors
· Eye as Optical System
· Prescribing Glasses
· Contact Lenses
· Low Vision Aids
· Intraocular Lenses
· Ophthalmic Instruments
· Equations

2. Pharmacology

· Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacokinetics
· Routes of Administration
· Anesthetics
· Autonomic System Drugs
· Glaucoma Medications
· Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
· Anti-Infective Drugs
· Miscellaneous
· Ocular toxicology

3. Pathology/Embryology

· Pathology
· Embryology

4. Neuro-Ophthalmology

· Anatomy of the Visual Pathway
· Physiology
· Diplopia
· Central Eye Movement Disorders
· Cranial Nerve Palsies
· Pupils
· Ocular Muscle Disorders
· Eye Movements in Coma
· Optic Nerve
· Optic Atrophy
· Chiasm Compression
· Retrochiasmal Disorders
· Cortical Lesions
· Disorders During Pregnancy
· Brain Tumors
· Headaches
· Functional Visual Loss
· Transient Visual Loss
· Other Visual Phenomena
· Vascular Disorders
· Intracranial Arachnoid Cyst
· Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of AIDS

5. Pediatrics/Strabismus

· Anatomy/Physiology
· Disorders
· Orbit
· Craniofacial disorders
· Lids
· Lacrimal
· Conjuctiva
· Cornea
· Iris
· Lens
· Glaucoma
· Uveitis
· Metabolic
· Retina
· Phakomatoses
· Optic Nerve
· Strabismus

6. Orbit/Lids/Adnexa

· Anatomy
· Radiographic Imaging
· Orbital Disorders
· Vascular Abnormalities
· Tumors
· Eyelid Disorders
· Nasolacrimal System Disorders
· Orbital Surgery
· Table of Differential Diagnoses

7. Cornea/External Disease

· Anatomy/Physiology
· Conjunctival Disorders
· Corneal Disorders
· Scleral Disorders
· Surgery

8. Uveitis

· Pathophysiology
· Classification
· Disorders
· Anterior Uveitis
· Intermediate Uveitis
· Posterior Uveitis
· Endophthalmitis
· Panuveitis
· Masquerade Syndromes
· Differential Diagnosis of Uveitis with Associated Signs
· Surgery and Uveitis

9. Glaucoma

· Anatomy/Physiology
· Testing
· Pathology
· Disorders
· Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG)
· Secondary Open-Angle Glaucoma
· Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
· Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
· Normal Tension Glaucoma (NTG)
· Treatment

10. Anterior Segment

· Anatomy of the Limbus
· Trauma
· Corectopia
· Iris Heterochromia
· Rubeosis Iridis
· Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
· Iridocorneal Endothelial (ICE) Syndrome
· Iridoschisis
· Iris Nodules
· Iris Tumors
· Ciliary Body Tumors
· Anatomy & Physiology of the Lens
· Acquired Cataracts
· Lens Capsule Abnormalities
· Ectopia Lentis
· Surgery


11. Posterior Segment

· Anatomy of the Vitreous, Retina, and Choroid
· Physiology
· Electrophysiology
· Retinal Imaging
· Disorders
· Vitreous Abnormalities
· Trauma
· Macular Diseases
· Retinal Vascular Diseases
· Neuroretinitis
· HIV Retinopathy
· Toxic Retinopathies
· Vitreoretinal Disorders
· Retinal Degenerations
· Retinal Detachments
· Choroidal Disease
· Benign Tumors
· Malignant Tumors
· Laser Treatment

12. Questions & Answers

Appendices

· Gene Mapping

· Major Studies

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