Jane Olver (Author), Lorraine Cassidy (Author), Gurjeet Jutley (Author), Laura Crawley (Author)
Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview of the specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating the essential information required for students, trainee optometrists, opticians and specialty nurses. It includes details on history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. Closely tracking the undergraduate ophthalmology curriculum, this new edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in the field. Ophthalmology at a Glance : • Features tip boxes to give further insight into topics, warning boxes to indicate cautionary advice, help with exam technique, further reading, and key point boxes which summarize each chapter • Includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis • Features expanded material on red eye and painful loss of vision, and discussion of new scientific evidence for the existence of a sixth layer of the cornea (Dua’s layer) • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring clinical case studies, all the clinical images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and interactive flashcards for self–test
Andrew G. Lee (Author), Paul W. Brazis (Author)
Written by an ophthalmologist and a neurologist with more than 30 years experience between them, this is the first book devoted specifically to differential diagnosis in neuro-ophthalmology. The expanded and updated second edition uses an evidence-based approach to link symptoms to specific findings, and covers all major advances in the field.
The book utilizes a series of easy-to-follow pathways – supported by helpful tables and expertly written text – to help you walk through any clinical situation and confidently reach a diagnosis. Topics covered include: optic neuritis, diplopia, lid retraction, nerve palsies, and much more!
Benefit from these key features:
- Emphasis on cost-effective, evidence-based techniques
- Coverage of new topics such as optic nerve glioma, meningiomas, and papilledema
- Valuable tables of pathologies and clinical findings that help detect unusual signs and avoid common misinterpretations
- Practical, easy-to-use format written with the front line clinician in mind
- Thousands of useful and updated references
This book is an invaluable resource for all ophthalmologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists who need the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques for neuro-ophthalmologic disorders. Residents and students will find it an outstanding introduction to the field.