Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology

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Date

November 8, 2007

Format

Electronic book text, 480 pages

ISBN

0071593209 / 9780071593205

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Overview


Main description

The classic reference covering the diagnosis and treatment of all major ophthalmic diseases, as well as neurological and systemic diseases causing visual disturbance-extensively revised and updated

Features

  • State-of-the-art coverage of diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions for the full range of ophthalmic disorders
  • Chapters dedicated to ophthalmic therapeutics, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular disorders associated with systemic diseases, immunologic diseases of the eye, pediatrics, genetics, preventive ophthalmology and lasers
  • The latest clinical perspectives on such topics as:
  • Treatments for age-related macular degeneration, including anti-VEGF therapies
  • Intraocular steroid injections for retinal diseases
  • Immunomodulatory drugs
  • Treatment of corneal infections
  • Medical and surgical treatments for glaucoma
  • Detailed appendices on visual standards, practical factors in illumination, rehabilitation of the visually handicapped, and special services available to the blind
  • Latest references


Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents
1.Anatomy & Embryology of the Eye
2.Ophthalmologic Examination
3.Ophthalmic Therapeutics
4.Lids, Lacrimal Apparatus & Tears
5.Conjunctiva
6. Cornea
7. Uveal Tract & Sclera
8. Lens
9. Vitreous
10. Retina
11. Glaucoma
12. Strabismus
13. Orbit
14. Neuro-Ophthalmology
15. Ocular Disorders Associated with Systemic Diseases
16. Immunologic Diseases of the Eye
17. Special Subjects of Pediatric Interest
18. Genetic Aspects
19. Trauma
20. Optics & Refraction
21. Preventive Ophthalmology
22. Low Vision
23. Blindness
24. Lasers in Ophthalmology
Appendix I: Visual Standards
Appendix II: Practical Factors in Illumination
Appendix III: Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped , and Special Services Available to the Blind


Author comments

Paul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphth is Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust in Kent, United Kingdom. He is also the Honorary Consultant Neuro-ophthalmologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and King's College Hospital in London, United Kingdom.

John P. Whitcher, MD is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco, in San Francisco, California.


Back cover copy

[Vaughan & Asbury's General Ophthalmology Seventeenth Edition; 0071443142; 9780071443142]

[editors]

Paul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphth

John P. Whitcher, MD, MPH

[headline]

The classic reference covering the diagnosis and treatment of all major ophthalmic diseases, as well as neurological and systemic diseases causing visual disturbance-extensively revised and updated

Features

  • State-of-the-art coverage of diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions for the full range of ophthalmic disorders
  • Chapters dedicated to ophthalmic therapeutics, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular disorders associated with systemic diseases, immunologic diseases of the eye, pediatrics, genetics, preventive ophthalmology and lasers
  • The latest clinical perspectives on such topics as:
  • Treatments for age-related macular degeneration, including anti-VEGF therapies
  • Intraocular steroid injections for retinal diseases
  • Immunomodulatory drugs
  • Treatment of corneal infections
  • Medical and surgical treatments for glaucoma
  • Detailed appendices on visual standards, practical factors in illumination, rehabilitation of the visually handicapped, and special services available to the blind
  • Latest references





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