A practical handbook on the examination techniques, equipment, investigations and optical concepts which the beginning trainee in ophthalmology needs to master.
- Accessible and comprehensive guide to the practical skills and concepts with which the trainee ophthalmologist needs to be familiar
- Clear guidance on use of equipment which takes trainees considerable practice to master — e.g. slit-lamps, ophthalmoscopes, phacoemulsification machines and injectable or foldable lenses
- Covers eye examination techniques and investigations such as visual fields and fluorescein angiography
- Very clear and easily understandable section on clinical optics, explaining concepts such as ametropia
- Illustrated in colour throughout
Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Fourth Edition is the must-have eye care resource, whether you’re a student, resident, or practitioner. Here, in one concise handbook, is every major clinical procedure used in ocular examinations. Offering ideal preparation for clinical eye exams, the book features detailed, systematic guidance on how to confidently perform all major examination techniques, which are described by purpose, indication, equipment, set-up, recording, and examples.
Each procedure is accompanied by precise illustrations and photographs, designed to enhance your knowledge and comfort level with the full spectrum of techniques. Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Fourth Edition represents the single most essential clinical companion in eye care available anywhere.
- Step-by-step procedures for every exam procedure, including techniques that are new to this edition
- Convenient summaries of practical how’s and why’s that do not get bogged down in distracting theory
- Expanded tables, plus updated references and norms
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique guide that combines in a single package an exceptionally clear, step-by-step text, illuminating line drawings and a DVD containing animated Powerpoint slides and over 40 video clips with voiceover to give you the quickest, easiest and most practical instruction yet in all the fundamental ophthalmic procedures. You will find Ophthalmic Clinical Procedures: A Multimedia Guide a truly indispensable tool in getting to grips with techniques, which are all too often taught by description only.
- DVD contains video footage of over 40 fundamental clinical ophthalmic
procedures to give you the clearest possible instruction
- Voiceover gives additional information
- Book contains exceptionally straightforward descriptions allied to clear
illustrations highlighting principal features
- Step-by-step approach makes learning the techniques easy
David B. Elliott PhD MCOptom FAAO (Author)
Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care helps you master all of the knowledge you need to support today’s growing optometric patient population. Ideal for students and practitioners alike, this well-organized, accessibly written optometry reference takes a simple, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary eye care procedures you’ll encounter.
Effectively diagnose and manage your patients with succinct descriptions of today’s most frequently encountered optometric techniques, supported by research evidence.
Visualize procedures and eye disorders as clearly as possible through full-color photographs, eye diagrams, and color plates.
Offer your patients state-of-the-art eye care with the latest information on the use of technology in clinical practice, as well as guidance on evidence-based practice and presbyopic contact lens fitting.
Understand how to treat today’s aging optometric patient population through a brand-new section on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), in addition to numerous suggestions on how to adapt some tests for older patients.
Sujoy Ghosh MD (General Medicine) DM(Endocrinology) MRCP(UK) MRCPS(Glasgow) (Author), Andrew Collier BSc MD FRCP(Glasgow & Edinburgh) (Author), Mohan Varikkara MS FRCS (Edin) (Author), Stephen J. Palmer MIMI RMIP (Author)
This is a further volume in the popular Made Easy series that covers the basic principles of fundoscopy necessary for all medical students and a wide variety of junior doctors. It covers all the common conditions likely to be encountered and potentially examined in the MRCP and MRCGP examinations.
A Visual Field Evaluation with Automated Devices
Author : G.R. Reddy, R. Ramakrishnan
A Visual Field Evaluation with Automated Devices Detection of Glaucoma Field Defects with Humphrey Field Analyzer/SWAP/FDT-Matrix
Christoph Faschinger (Author), Anton Hommer (Author)
Publication Date: August 28, 2012 | ISBN-10: 3642286097 | ISBN-13: 978-3642286094 | Edition: 2012
Gonioscopy is a very important differential diagnostic tool that permits assessment of the anterior chamber angle and correct classification of glaucoma as a basis for specific treatment. This book clearly explains how to perform gonioscopy to best effect. The anatomy of the chamber angle is systematically described, and the impact of age, developmental disorders, and other pathologies on the chamber angle is explained. Particular attention is focused on primary and secondary open-angle and angle-closure glaucomas. In each case, the role of gonioscopy in evaluating the chamber angle is described with the help of many photographs and illustrations. The importance of knowledge of the chamber angle for laser treatment and surgery is fully explained, and the impact of medications is discussed. The practitioner will find in Gonioscopy all the information required to use the technique effectively in diagnosis and treatment.
Mark W. Leitman (Author)
Now including hundreds of new full-color illustrations, Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 8th Edition, also features up-to-date discussion of retinal and vitreoretinal disease. This popular book takes the reader through the eye exam, covering anatomy, differential diagnosis, and treatment, explains basic eye examination techniques, and reviews the proper use of instruments. Students and trainees across the healthcare professions will welcome this short, digestible treatment of a fascinating specialty.
The Slit Lamp Primer (The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals)
Janice K. Ledford COMT
The Slit Lamp Primer is the complete book on the slit lamp for the ophthalmic and optometric office. Now updated into a second edition, this user-friendly introduction to the slit lamp microscope highlights the instrument’s basic parts as well as examination and illumination techniques.
Janice Ledford and Valerie Sanders explain more than just the fundamentals of the slit lamp. Written in a conversational style with supplemental photographs and diagrams, The Slit Lamp Primer delves into issues concerning the normal, postoperative, and problematic eye. Features of the patient history, including medications, are examined in light of the possible slit lamp findings. Detailed notes for proper documentation are included, along with tables to give guidelines for subjective grading of the findings.
Practical Ophthalmology: A Manual for Beginning Residents
Fred M. Wilson, Judith E. Gurland
An essential survival manual for new residents transitioning into their ophthalmology residency. Covers each element of a thorough ophthalmic examination, organized in the order in which each element is usually performed. Concise explanations are complemented with 39 informative tables, instructions for 58 specific testing and examination techniques, and more than 200 photographs and illustrations. “Pitfalls and Pointers” at the end of each chapter presents tips for avoiding or resolving common problems in many subject areas.
Eye Essentials: Routine Eye Examination
By William Harvey, Andrew Franklin
“Eye Essentials” is a major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye-care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higher professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics. Highly designed with synoptic text, handy tables, key bullet points, summaries and stunning full-colour illustrations, the books have rapidly established themselves as the essential eye-clinic pocket books. This title offers: authoritative information from world opinion leaders; instant access to essential information. It is concise, colourful and clinical. It provides the latest information, the best illustrations. It also features clinical pearls, practice pitfalls and clear action icons.
By C. B. James MA DM FRCS FRCOphth, Larry Benjamin FRCS FRCOphth DO
Clear, concise, and clinical, this unique reference offers a comprehensive overview of the basic techniques needed for ocular examination and diagnosis. Abundantly illustrated, it presents the principles of each technique, provides guidance on choosing the appropriate approach, explains how to perform them, offers examples of when each technique should be used, and lists their common indications and potential pitfalls.
* Offers a full chapter covering new imaging techniques for the retina and optic nerve.
* Features abundantly illustrated guidance in a clear format for a quick visual reference.
* Explores standard assessment procedures as well as microbiological examination and investigation, ultrasound and radiological evaluation, clinical visual electrophysiology, and fluorescein angiography.