Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach
Jack J. Kanski MD MS FRCS FRCOphth (Author), Brad Bowling FRCSEd(Ophth) FRCOphth (Author)
Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach, 7th Edition, delivers everything you need to know about today’s ophthalmology in a state-of-the-art multimedia format that’s ideally suited for rapid reference and efficient, effective recall. Jack Kanski, along with new co-author Brad Bowling, keep you up to date with current and evolving practice in the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic disorders, using a visually rich, succinct format that facilitates comprehension for trainees and practitioners. Trusted by thousands, this leading ophthalmic resource now also offers full-text online access at with a downloadable image gallery (1,000 images are brand-new to this edition). Online and in print, you’ll have quick access to the latest advances in the field. The market-leading text for over 25 years, providing the ultimate foundation in ophthalmology. Grasp key information quickly and prepare for examinations effectively with a pictorial, bulleted approach – both highly visual and clearly concise, for faster, more effective study. Move rapidly throughout the text, quickly finding the information you need with color coding and at-a-glance key points. Access the complete contents online at , with a downloadable image gallery. Learn from two renowned experts in the field. Includes over 2,700 high-quality images, 1,000 of which appear for the first time in this edition. Master the latest advances in ophthalmology: radical changes in the management of macular disease, including the widespread introduction of VEGF inhibitor therapy; recent developments in the investigation and treatment of retinal vascular disease; new pharmaceutical interventions for a range of conditions, including infectious eye disease and glaucoma; and updated surgical procedures and methods, including oculoplastic, corneal, and glaucoma surgery. Guidance on examination, imaging, and recognition of associated systemic conditions.Drs. Kanski & Bowling deliver everything you need to know about ophthalmology today in a multimedia format that ensures efficient, effective recall.
Corneal Dystrophies (Developments in Ophthalmology) [Hardcover]
W. Lisch (Editor), B. Seitz (Editor)
Corneal dystrophies (CD) are bilateral hereditary disorders of the cornea in which one or several parts of the cornea lose their transparency. As the dystrophy can start in different layers of the cornea, they are classified accordingly as epithelial dystrophies, stromal dystrophies and endothelial dystrophies. This volume includes a description of the new international IC3D classification of CD reflecting what we currently know of the clinical, pathological, and genetic aspects of these disorders. Further contributions give an insight into differential diagnostics and histology, which can confirm the diagnosis as for instance in granular CD type 2, as well as DNA analysis of CD providing additional information about the pathogenesis. Also, procedures such as the phototherapeutic keratectomy with the excimer laser, the new modalities of lamellar keratoplasty, and penetrating keratoplasty are described.
Essentials for Ophthalmic Lens Finishing, Second Edition
Clifford W. Brooks OD (Author)
Both opticians and optometrists are trained to grind and polish lenses and then to take the surfaced lens and finish it by centering it optically and grinding the edges so that the lens fits in the shape of the chosen frame. Thoroughly revised and updated with seven new chapters to cover changes in the industry, this 2nd edition provides a step-by-step understanding of lens finishing for the optometrist or optician.
Content has been completely updated, reorganized and expanded to include the most recent industry changes.
Updated photos illustrate the most current types of lenses and enhance comprehension of lens finishing.
Seven new chapters cover rimless and semi rimless frames; environmental and safety concerns; lens insertion and standard alignment; nylon cord and other groove mountings; lens tinting and engraving; progressive addition lenses; and lens impact and resistance testing.
An appendix of specific British Standards allows the book to easily travel to the UK and other countries that fashion their dispensing programs after the UK model.
The Lens Centration Skills Series provides exercises to practice lens finishing and reinforce material from the text.
Roger F. Steinert MD (Author)
Treat cataracts using the best techniques available
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.