New chapters, new editors and contributors, and an upgraded video collection make Taylor and Hoyt’s Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 5th Edition, the most current and complete reference available in this evolving field. Editors Scott R. Lambert and Christopher J. Lyons, both globally recognized leaders, provide authoritative coverage of all the pediatric ophthalmic conditions you’re likely to encounter in practice, including the latest clinical advances in etiology, diagnosis, and medical and surgical management.
Expert guidance on the complete spectrum of childhood eye disorders and strabismus, including a unique “practical problems” section designed to help you handle difficult patient situations.
More than 1,800 high-quality images and artworks provide visual guidance in diagnosis and management.
A practical “how to” perform strabismus surgery chapter with extensive step-by-step artworks for complete visual guidance.
Comprehensive updates of all topics, with nine brand-new chapters covering significant advances in the management of refractive errors in children; binocular vision; conjunctival tumors; optimal approaches to patient-family communication, and a unique chapter on the impact of mobile apps for the pediatric ophthalmologist.
State-of-the-art coverage of key areas such as OCT and all of the newest imaging techniques for the eye, orbit and visual pathways; anti-VEGF treatment for retinopathy of prematurity; and minimally invasive strabismus surgery.
An expanded video collection with more than 60 narrated instructional clips depicting multiple diagnostic and surgical techniques.
Begins with discussions of the pediatric eye examination and extraocular muscle anatomy. Includes chapters on amblyopia, sensory physiology and pathology, and the diagnostic evaluation of strabismus. Examines the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of esodeviations and exodeviations, pattern strabismus, vertical deviations, nystagmus, and special forms of strabismus. Also describes key aspects of extraocular muscle surgery. The second part of this book covers the full range of pediatric ocular disorders. Includes 12 videos covering diagnostic evaluation, procedures for vertical deviations, and surgery of the extraocular muscles.
Upon completion of Section 6, readers should be able to:
*Describe evaluation techniques for young children that provide the maximum gain of information with the least trauma and frustration
*Explain the classification and diagnosis of amblyopia, as well as the treatment options
*Describe the commonly used diagnostic and measurement tests for strabismus
*List the possible complications of strabismus surgery, and describe guidelines to minimize them
*Design an approach to the diagnosis of decreased vision in children, and list resources available to these patients
Retinopathy of Prematurity: A Text and Atlas
This book aims to assist ophthalmologists in providing the best possible care for children with congenital cataracts. The entire patient pathway is covered, from preoperative assessment through application of the various surgical techniques to postoperative care and management of complications. Among the topics discussed are new developments in molecular genetics relevant to patient evaluation, intraocular lens power formulas, and the findings of the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study. The surgical section describes anterior capsulotomy, lensectomy, selection of intraocular lens (IOL) power, IOL implantation in the capsular bag, posterior capsulotomy techniques, the use of secondary IOLs and iris-fixated IOLs in children, and surgical management in developing countries. Visual outcomes after surgery are also fully addressed, with chapters on the occurrence of strabismus, nystagmus, and poor stereopsis.
This text is part of the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology which was developed at Philadelphia’s famed Wills Eye Institute. The beauty of this series is the powerful combination of illustrative photographs and a summary approach to the text. While the seven ophthalmic subspecialties in this series, Cornea, Retina, Glaucoma, Oculoplastics, Neuroophthalmology, Pediatrics, and Uveiti, employ varying levels of visual recognition, a relatively standard format for the text is used for all volumes. The goal of the series is to provide an up-to-date clinical overview of the major areas of ophthalmology for students, residents, and practitioners in all the healthcare professions.
Pediatric Ophthalmology was written in an effort to provide practicing ophthalmologists, pediatric ophthalmologists, and residents in training with a concise update of the clinical findings and the most recent treatment available for a wide spectrum of childhood ocular diseases. The atlas format should provide readers with a clear and succinct outline of the disease entities and stimulate a more detailed pursuit of the specific ocular disorders. The book features more than 150 4-color illustrations throughout and a short, succinct format which includes: Epidemiology and Etiology, History, Physical Examination, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory and Special Examinations, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Management.
Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology, 3rd edition provides the single authoritative resource on the pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of neuro-ophthalmologic disorders in children. This book is encyclopedic in scope, incorporating extensive references for each condition, numerous diagrams and pictures, and a detailed analysis of the clinical disorders included in the differential diagnosis of each condition. The third edition builds upon this format to incorporate new discoveries about mechanisms of disease, new diagnostic modalities, advances in treatment in the field of pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, and updated neuroimaging figures.
Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric ophthalmology references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between pediatricians.
Dr. Rudolph Wagner has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric ophthalmology. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric ophthalmology with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion.
Some of the questions that are answered:
• How do I make the diagnosis of amblyopia?
• How can I differentiate a true strabismus from a pseudo-strabismus?
• How do I diagnose and treat corneal abrasions? Does patching remain an important component of therapy?
• What is naso-lacrimal duct obstruction? How is it managed? When should I refer these children?
• How can I determine if a “red eye” is caused by a bacterial infection, viral infection or an allergic reaction? How are they managed?
Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians, physician assistants and family practitioners will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and the expert advice contained within.
to the Second Edition here have been significant changes in pediatric Chapter 56 by Maya Eibschitz-Tsimhoni, MD, is a T ophthalmology and strabismus since the first wonderful contribution to the literature, as it reviews edition. Great effort has gone into incorporat 235 important ocular disorders that have systemic ing recent advances into this second edition. Each manifestations, and it includes a detailed glossary of chapter in the book has been revised, and over half of terms. them have been completely rewritten. In addition to As with the first edition, our goal is to present a updating and revising the entire book, we have added comprehensive textbook of pediatric ophthalmology three new chapters: Chapter 7 on electrophysiology and strabismus written in a clear, reader-friendly style. and the eye, Chapter 1 7 on strabismus surgery, and Our hope is that the readerwill find the second edi Chapter 56 on congenital syndromes with ocular man tion of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus to ifestations. Chapter 17 is the definitive work on pedi be scientifically informative, clinically useful, and en atric ocular electrophysiology, bar none, and was fin joyable to read. ished just weeks before the untimely death of its author, Dr. Tony Kriss (see tribute in Chapter 17).
Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology is an information-rich new resource with 88 real-life case studies spanning all the ocular issues likely to be encountered in everyday practice. Developed by a distinguished editorial team with contributions from more than 80 top pediatric ophthalmologists help you sharpen your eye-care skills from initial evaluation to final outcome. Clear, easy-reading case reports guide you step-by-step through:
– Patient presentation
– Differential diagnosis
– When to refer
– Detailed discussion including management recommendations
With its case-based problem/solution format – plus more than 250 images – this is both a valuable clinical tool and a superb learning and training aid.
Ready access to 88 illuminating case reports:
Accessible to symptom or by condition, cases are arranged under 12 main headings for quick look-up and review:
– Red Eye
– Teary Eye
– Eyelid and Orbit
– Abnormal Red Reflex
– Abnormalities of the Anterior Segment
– Abnormalities of the Retina and Optic Nerve
– Abnormal Eye Movements/Position
– Decreased Vision
– Systemic Disease
– Problems in School/Reading
– Incidental Findings
Creig S. Hoyt MD MA (Author), David Taylor MD FRCS FRCP FRCOphth DSc(med) (Author)
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus is your one-stop source for comprehensive coverage of all the pediatric ophthalmic conditions you are likely to encounter in practice. Extensively updated with expert contributions from leaders in the field and now featuring online instructional videos, this ophthalmology reference delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging eye diseases and disorders seen in children.
- Take a holistic approach to patient management that considers the family and ensures optimal doctor-patient relationships.
- Get a balanced view of etiology, diagnosis, and management, and access unique guidance on the practical problems encountered in real-life clinical cases.
- Impresses the importance of systemic disease in diagnosis and management.
- Apply all the latest clinical advances through updated coverage of strabismus diagnosis, management and complications; retinal dystrophies; imaging & investigation; AIDS in children; developmental biology; cerebral visual impairment; child abuse; severe developmental glaucoma; and corneal dystrophies.
- Get rich visual guidance in diagnosis and management from over 1,700 full-color illustrations.
- Access advice from the experts with contributions from several new top researchers and clinicians.
- Find the answers you need quickly and easily through a consistent chapter organization and highly accessible clinical information.
Scott E. Olitsky (Author), Leonard B. Nelson (Author)
Publication Date: June 4, 2012 | ISBN-10: 1840761512 | ISBN-13: 978-1840761511 | Edition: 1
This clinically oriented volume reviews the signs, symptoms and treatment of common ocular diseases and disorders in infants and children. Ocular disorders are of major significance as they often provide clues to the presence, not only of systemic diseases, but also of other congenital malformations. By means of concise text supported by a wealth of colour illustrations the authors aim is to enable the reader to reach a fast and accurate diagnosis, to ensure early treatment which may ultimately prevent the occurrence of further disease. This book is useful for all those who care for affected children, including paediatricians, primary care and emergency physicians, trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists and medical students.
David Taylor (Author), Creig Hoyt (Author)
“This is a marvelous book, which provides comprehensive coverage of the field. I predict it will be the ‘Gold Standard’ text for this field for the foreseeable future.” (Ocular Surgery News) This thoroughly revised New Edition is a uniquely comprehensive reference on pediatric ophthalmic conditions and strabismus. Leading international experts guide the reader from epidemiological conditions and developmental aspects through diagnostic and investigative guidelines, and from general principles of management to a detailed consideration of specific disease states. They present clinical conditions systematically- providing a 2-5-page analysis, guidelines as to the probable cause(s), and full references for further study. The BONUS CD-ROM allows users to incorporate all of the images from the text into their presentations!
- Is a unique one-stop source of information on all pediatric ophthalmic conditions.
- Includes a unique section on practical problems of actual clinical cases.
- Offers balanced views of etiology, diagnosis, and management.
- Provides over 850 high-quality illustrations (over 1,650 in full color) throughout the text.
- Emphasizes a holistic approach to patient management that considers the family and aids in compliance.
- Provides new chapters and an entirely new section on amblyopia and strabismus.
- Features the state-of-the-art in research and procedure with thorough updating throughout.
- Incorporates an all-new design and layout, and specially commissioned line artworks for greater consistency and easier access to information.
- Includes a CD-ROM which contains references from the book that are linked directly to PubMed, and nearly all of the book’s images, easily downloadable for use in electronic presentations.
Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
Jill Ann Nerby (Editor), Jessca Otis (Editor)
Our hope is to enlighten and encourage those affected by aniridia and WAGR Syndrome by providing patient support and medical information. There is information to inform parents, teachers, doctors, employers, and the public about aniridia and what it is like to live with it. Several renowned doctors contribute medical chapters. Personal experiences from individuals with aniridia and parents with children with aniridia provide encouragement. Contact information for Aniridia Foundation International (AFI) is included.
When a child is born without a complete iris, it is usually a symptom of a broader condition. Known as aniridia, this condition can also be a sign other parts of the eye are underdeveloped as well. Moreover, recent research shows that the gene involved can also affect the kidneys, pancreas and forebrain, so aniridia can coincide with a range of symptoms known as WAGR syndrome. Until recently, however, there was very little information available on aniridia and WAGR Syndrome. Even now, not all of the available information is current or correct, so that when a child is diagnosed with aniridia, the parents often find or are given information that is confusing and even frightening.
We created this book to help those families see that they are not alone, and there are a lot of answers and a great deal of hope. It contains information about aniridia and WAGR Syndrome for parents, other family members, friends, teachers, doctors, and employers. We have been very fortunate to have several renowned doctors contribute current and comprehensive medical information that will help to provide concrete answers to basic questions and demystify these conditions. The book has many personal stories from individuals and parents that will help to give a more complete picture of what it is like to live with aniridia and WAGR Syndrome and provide encouragement and comfort. It also contains information about where to go for more answers and support, including the Aniridia Foundation International (AFI), http://www.aniridia.net, a non-profit organization created by one of the authors, Jill Nerby.
Pediatric Practice Ophthalmology
Gregg Lueder (Author)
Hands-on, full-color guidance for treating ophthalmic diseases in children
600 full-color clinical images and illustrations
Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Ophthalmology is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance on the successful diagnosis and management of children with ophthalmic symptoms and diseases. The care of the patient forms the core of this book, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, pediatric resident, and nurse should be familiar with. Over 600 full-color clinical images and illustrations highlight the techniques, diseases, and disorders discussed throughout the book.
The book is logically divided into three parts: the first section describes the examination techniques, instruments, and ancillary tests used for evaluation of pediatric eye disorders. The second section on symptoms provides a straightforward how-to approach based on specific clinical presentations allowing pediatricians to quickly evaluate and accurately diagnose a patient in the office. The third section on diseases follows the style of traditional medical textbooks, offering greater detail on treatment of disease while maintaining the book’s easy-to-absorb presentation.
Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care
Kenneth W. Wright
Features the latest diagnosis and treatment advances, and provides “must know” information on eye examinations, development abnormalities, strabismus, dyslexia, ocular trauma, genetic syndromes, and all the diverse pediatric-specific eye disorders.
The Glaucomas: Volume I – Pediatric Glaucomas
Congenital glaucoma is a complex problem, which has been a frequent cause of blindness in the past. Over the past decades, the prognosis of congenital glaucoma has completely changed. Surgical results are very good and enable these children to integrate entirely as adults in society.
Based on the authors’ accumulated experience of more than 50 years and 860 cases operated for congenital glaucoma, this well-structured and lavishly illustrated textbook-atlas covers all aspects of congenital and infantile glaucoma, such as the original method for examining new-borns under general anaesthesia in the slit-lamp, the signs and symptoms of the disease and the differential diagnosis, the role and importance of the echometry value for early diagnosis, the gonioscopy results and the three types of congenital glaucomas (pure, refractory and late) and the type of surgery to be performed in each case with the evaluation of follow-up long-term results. Written by renowned international experts of the field, this book will become the golden standard in the field of Pediatric and Congenital Glaucomas.
By James D. Reynolds, Scott E. Olitsky
Pediatric retinal diseases are not simply retinal diseases that occur in children; rather, they are unique disorders that often are not found in adults. This textbook of the pediatric retina offers in-depth guidance on congenital and acquired diseases of the retina in the pediatric population. It is organized according to disease onset and timing, as well as anatomy. All chapters are written by leading authorities in the field from both the pediatric and the retinal perspective. A multidisciplinary approach to the topic is adopted, and critical information is included on disease classification and diagnosis, pathophysiology, genetics, complications, and prognosis. Pediatric Retina will be a useful source of information for pediatric ophthalmologists, retina specialists, and other eye care providers who care for children.
“Due to the generous representation of the afferent visual system within the brain, neurological disease may disrupt vision as a presenting symptom or as a secondary effect of the disease. Conversely, early developmental disturbances of vision often disrupt ocular motor control systems, giving rise to complex disorders such as nystagmus, strabismus, and torticollis. The signs and symptoms of neurological disease are elusive by their very nature, presenting a confounding diagnostic challenge. Neurological medications and neurosurgical treatments can produce neuro-ophthalmological dysfunction that can be difficult to distinguish from disease progression. Affected patients may experience substantial delays in diagnosis, and are often subjected to extensive (and expensive) diagnostic testing. Scientific articles pertaining to specific disorders are scattered throughout medical subspecialty journals. These children continue to “fall through the cracks” of our medical education system. The increasing recognition that pediatric neuro-ophthalmology comprises a distinct set of diseases from those seen in adults has led to its emergence as a dedicated field of study. “Since the original publication of Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology nearly fourteen years ago, interest in the field has burgeoned. Pediatric ophthalmology and pediatric neurology subspecialty conferences often include symposia dedicated to recent advances in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. Technical advances in neuroimaging have given rise to a more integrated mechanistic classification of neuro-ophthalmological disease in children. Our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders of the visual system has expanded, longstanding monoliths have been dissembled into component parts, basic molecular mechanisms have taken center stage, and genetic underpinnings have become definitional. Evolutionary alterations can now be observed at the level of the gene, adding a new dimension to our understanding of disease pathogenesis. New classifications now encompass clinically disparate conditions. Descriptive definitions have been supplanted by mechanistic ones, and clinical definitions superseded by genetic ones. Our concept of disease pathogenesis has been revised and in some cases overturned. Bearing witness to these remarkable advancements has compelled me to enhance and expand the first edition of Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology into this new and revised one. “In the first edition of this book, our goal was to present the clinical characteristics, diagnostic evaluation, and therapeutic options for the common neuro-ophthalmologic disorders of childhood. In so doing, we designed the book to be provide a narrative journey through the thought processes involved in the clinical management of these disorders. In this edition, I have retained the basic narrative format of original book, while expanding the exploration of these complex visual disorders in the context of the many new scientific advancements and discoveries that have come to light. These conditions are fun to diagnose, fascinating to understand, and gratifying to manage.” —from the Preface to the 2nd Edition.