Corneal topography has become essentially a pattern recognition trade, best learned by viewing multiple images of representative patterns. In spite of this, currently available topography books focus only on the technology behind topography, or a particular application of topography, as opposed to presenting a comprehensive collection of topographic patterns that provide quick, consistent pattern recognition and identification. Drs. Wang and Kugler, along with Drs. Morgan and Boerman, look to fill this void with Atlas and Clinical Reference Guide for Corneal Topography.
Atlas and Clinical Reference Guide for Corneal Topography is the first corneal topography book that lends itself to efficient image search and reference for busy clinicians at chair side. Organized into both map-based and disease-based sections, the book allows for quick reference in busy clinical situations.
Images come from the commonly used topographers, the Zeiss Atlas and the Oculus Pentacam, but the principles of pattern recognition can be applied to any topographer. Due to the text’s large collection of topographic images and corresponding corneal conditions, Atlas and Clinical Reference Guide for Corneal Topography can be used side by side with the topographer.
Designed as both a learning tool for students and a reference for clinicians to use when faced with a challenging topography interpretation, Atlas and Clinical Reference Guide for Corneal Topography will be appreciated by a wide spectrum of eye care professionals. General ophthalmologists, cataract and refractive surgeons, corneal specialists, optometrists, and ophthalmology residents and students will benefit from this invaluable atlas for corneal topography.
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.
The vitreous humour is a clear gel positioned behind the iris (coloured part) and the lens, and in front of the retina (back of the eye). Vitrectomy is the surgical removal of the vitreous humour, a procedure needed to allow ophthalmic surgeons to diagnose and treat underlying disease in the eye. This new edition provides a step by step guide to vitrectomy surgeries. Beginning with a description of the anatomy and physiology, the role of optical coherence tomography and anaesthesia, the following chapters discuss vitrectomy procedures for different ocular diseases and disorders. Written by a recognised Spanish author and editor team, the second edition includes new chapters, more than 350 full colour images and illustrations, and a DVD demonstrating vitrectomy surgery. Key points * Step by step guide to vitrectomy surgery * Includes new chapters * Features more than 350 colour images and illustrations * Includes DVD * Spanish author and editor team * Previous edition published in 2006
This richly illustrated, comprehensive guide will enable the reader to identify anatomy and ophthalmic disease as illustrated on optical coherence tomography (OCT). It is the most up-to-date atlas of OCT images, many of which have been obtained with the newer OCT technologies that offer excellent image quality and definition at a microscopic level. All of the major disease areas in ophthalmology are covered, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, uveitis, glaucoma, retinal vascular disease, and genetic abnormalities, and further hot topics are also considered. The chapters are written by leading international ophthalmologists from famous academic centers, and the numerous high-quality OCT images ensure that the reader will easily be able to follow the key issues. This book, with its clinical emphasis, will have wide appeal for residents, fellows, and experienced practitioners in ophthalmology, as well as optometrists and medical students and graduates.
This book is a comprehensive source of authoritative information on the clinical features,diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and management of medical and surgical retinal diseases. The Manual has 122 chapters, organized in 18 sections covering medical and surgical aspects of retinal diseases such as trauma, AMD, Uveitis, infections, endophthalmitis, pediatric diseases, dystrophies, and tumors. Easy-to-read chapters convey the fundamental concepts with the aid of clinical photographs, imaging studies (including fluorescein and indocyanine angiograms, ultrasonograms, CT scans, and MRI scans) and tables. The manual is of value to a wide range of practitioners and trainees, including students,residents, fellows and ophthalmologists who treat retinal diseases.
Endophthalmitis is a serious eye infection that can cause blindness if not promptly diagnosed and appropriately treated. The goals of this book are to provide the latest information about endophthalmitis and offer recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Each chapter is written by experts in the field with the practicing clinician in mind. Several chapters focus on the major types of endophthalmitis such as postoperative, post-intravitreal injection, bleb-related, exogenous fungal, chronic, and endogenous endophthalmitis. Other chapters describe endophthalmitis in special populations such as diabetic or immunocompromised hosts or those with a glaucoma drainage device, keratoprosthesis, or other artificial implant. Also included are chapters that provide an overview of endophthalmitis as seen around the world, summarize current understanding of endophthalmitis pathogenesis, describe the latest microbiologic and molecular diagnostic techniques, and discuss emerging problems such as multidrug-resistant pathogens. A final chapter offers recommendations for ways to prevent this devastating eye infection.
Oculoplastic surgery is the cosmetic, corrective, and reconstructive surgery of the eye. It manages and repairs problems primarily related to the tissues or structures surrounding the eye (eyelids, tear ducts, orbit), rather than the eyeball itself (healthcommunities.com). Orbitopathy is a condition associated with swelling of the tissue in the orbit creating bulging of the eyes. It is associated with Graves’ disease, a condition that causes over-activity of the thyroid gland (Johns Hopkins Medicine). Dacryology is the study of the lacrimal (tear) system and is associated with ‘dry eye’. This book is a comprehensive guide to oculoplasty, orbitopathy and dacryology. Beginning with an introduction to the basic concepts, the following sections discuss the diagnosis and surgical management of various disorders associated with each of these subspecialties. Emphasis is placed on both quantitative and qualitative diagnostic assessment and nearly 750 clinical photographs and illustrations assist learning. Key points * Comprehensive guide to oculoplasty, orbitopathy and dacryology * Discusses diagnosis and surgical management of numerous disorders * Emphasis on quantitative and qualitative assessment * Includes nearly 750 clinical photographs and illustrations
This book is designed to offer clarity to the clinician. It is divided into three sections: Basics, Devices, and Applications. Chapters in the Basics section are foundational and applicable to all devices, independent of specific technology. Chapter 1 focuses on corneal surface geometry, including curvature. Chapter 2 highlights the important subtleties of how elevation data are interpreted. Chapter 3 illustrates how corneal thickness maps are advantageous over single point measures of central pachymetry. Finally, Chapter 4 describes the myriad of different indices for distinguishing keratoconic from normal corneal topography that are published in the literature to date.