Ophthalmic Ultrasound: A Diagnostic Atlas

Cathy W. DiBernardo (Author), Ellen F. Greenberg (Author)

Book Description
Publication Date: November 13, 2006 | ISBN-10: 1588905039 | ISBN-13: 978-1588905031 | Edition: 2

This book presents the latest information on using echography to diagnose lesions and diseases of the eye and orbit. This edition is fully updated, with a new chapter on orbital disease and coverage of the 20-MHz probe for posterior segment imaging. It provides a comprehensive review of the basic screening procedures, descriptions of the indications for ultrasound, and guidance on how to reach an accurate diagnosis of both common and rare clinical problems in all areas of the eye.


Techniques for diagnosing diseases of the retina, choroid, vitreous, anterior segment, optic nerve, extraocular muscles, and more
More than 550 high-quality images, including an expanded collection of anterior segment images, that aid the comprehension of pathology and disease processes
Three-dimensional schematics demonstrating sound beam and probe positions on the eye
Extensive lists of references for pursuing topics in depth

Ophthalmic Ultrasound: A Diagnostic Atlas will provide an invaluable reference for ophthalmologists, ultrasonographers, and radiologists.

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Digital Image Processing for Ophthalmology: Detection of the Optic Nerve Head

Xiaolu Zhu (Author), Rangaraj M. Rangayyan (Author), Anna L. Ells (Author)

Book Description
Publication Date: February 15, 2011 | ISBN-10: 1608456315 | ISBN-13: 978-1608456314 | Edition: 1
Fundus images of the retina are color images of the eye taken by specially designed digital cameras. Ophthalmologists rely on fundus images to diagnose various diseases that affect the eye, such as diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity. A crucial preliminary step in the analysis of retinal images is the identification and localization of important anatomical structures, such as the optic nerve head (ONH), the macula, and the major vascular arcades. Identification of the ONH is an important initial step in the detection and analysis of the anatomical structures and pathological features in the retina. Different types of retinal pathology may be detected and analyzed via the application of appropriately designed techniques of digital image processing and pattern recognition. Computer-aided analysis of retinal images has the potential to facilitate quantitative and objective analysis of retinal lesions and abnormalities. Accurate identification and localization of retinal features and lesions could contribute to improved diagnosis, treatment, and management of retinopathy. This book presents an introduction to diagnostic imaging of the retina and an overview of image processing techniques for ophthalmology. In particular, digital image processing algorithms and pattern analysis techniques for the detection of the ONH are described. In fundus images, the ONH usually appears as a bright region, white or yellow in color, and is indicated as the convergent area of the network of blood vessels. Use of the geometrical and intensity characteristics of the ONH, as well as the property that the ONH represents the location of entrance of the blood vessels and the optic nerve into the retina, is demonstrated in developing the methods. The image processing techniques described in the book include morphological filters for preprocessing fundus images, filters for edge detection, the Hough transform for the detection of lines and circles, Gabor filters to detect the blood vessels, and phase portrait analysis for the detection of convergent or node-like patterns. Illustrations of application of the methods to fundus images from two publicly available databases are presented, in terms of locating the center and the boundary of the ONH. Methods for quantitative evaluation of the results of detection of the ONH using measures of overlap and free-response receiver operating characteristics are also described.

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Medical Retina

Bandello, F. & Querques, G. & Corcóstegui, G.


In the new book series ‘ESASO Course Series’, the essentials of the courses of the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO) are made available to interested ophthalmologists, optometrists, technicians and residents all over the world. In this first volume, the seminars on medical and surgical retina presented by renowned experts during ESASO’s activities are collected. The authors have incorporated their personal experience and full teaching acumen in their respective chapters. The topics range from molecular biology, to state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques and the newest medical and surgical treatment options. This book provides the ophthalmologist with the most recent data and evidence-based medicine on medical and surgical retina, and includes multiple areas still under debate. Because of its highly specific and updated information, focusing on the pathogenesis and management of retinal diseases, this publication is a must to all retina specialists.

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A Visual Field Evaluation with Automated Devices

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


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Mastering the techniques of lens based refractive surgery (phakic iols)

Chapter-01 Lens Based Refractive Surgery : When and Why
Chapter-02 History and Development of Phakic Lenses
Chapter-03 Types of Phakic Lenses
Chapter-04 Limits of Laser Corneal Surgery
Chapter-05 Biometry for Refractive Lens Surgery
Chapter-06 Preoperative Evaluation of the Anterior Chamber for Phakic IOLs with the AC OCT
Chapter-07 Phakic IOLs
Chapter-08 Phakic Refractive Lens (PRLTM) for Myopia and Hyperopia Correction
Chapter-09 Refractive, Endothelial and Aberrometric Follow-up of Foldable Anterior Chamber Phakic IOL (Vivarte)
Chapter-10 Artiflex: A New Phakic IOL
Chapter-11 Iris Claw Verisyse Phakic IOL
Chapter-12 ICLTM – STAAR Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens
Chapter-13 Phakic Refractive Lens (PRLTM) for Treating High Myopia
Chapter-14 Phakic Intraocular Surgery in Hyperopia
Chapter-15 Toric Phakic IOLs
Chapter-16 Refractive Floating Implant: A Phakic IOL
Chapter-17 Toric Phakic Iris-claw Lens: Surgery Correction for Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism
Chapter-18 Complications of Phakic IOLs
Chapter-19 Humanoptics Accommodating IOL
Chapter-20 New IOL Technologies
Chapter-21 Functional Vision, Wave-front Sensing and Cataract Surgery
Chapter-22 The Light Adjustable Lens
Chapter-23 Refractive Lens Exchange
Chapter-24 Pseudoaccommodative Restor IOL to Correct Defocus and Presbyopia in Refractive Lens Exchange
Chapter-25 Multifocal Refractive Lenses
Chapter-26 Clear Lens Extraction
Chapter-27 Restoration of Accommodation by Refilling the Lens Capsule Following Endocapsular Phacoemulsification
Chapter-28 New Life Multifocal Phakic Implant for the Correction of Presbyopia
Chapter-29 New Accommodating IOL for Presbyopia
Chapter-30 Scleral Implant for Correcting Presbyopia
Chapter-31 Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia
Chapter-32 Catarefractive Surgery: A Next Step
Chapter-33 Futuristic Lenses for Refractive Lens Surgery

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