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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

Table of Contents

Section 1 Principles of ophthalmology

1 Introduction: what is ophthalmology?

2 Medical student aims

3 Social and occupational aspects of vision

Section 2 Ophthalmic history and examination

4 Taking the history and recording the findings

5 Visual acuity in adults

6 Examination of visual fields

7 Other visual functions

Section 3 Correction of refractive errors

8 Basic optics and refraction

9 Glasses, contact lenses, and low-vision aids

Section 4 Basic eye examination

10 External eye and anterior segment

11 Posterior segment and retina

12 Use of eye drops

Section 5 Acute ophthalmology

13 Red eye: the conjunctiva

14 Red eye: the cornea

15 Red eye: the sclera and episclera

16 Ophthalmic trauma principles and management of chemical injuries

17 Specific features of blunt and sharp injuries

18 Sudden painful loss of vision in a non-inflamed eye

19 Loss of vision in the inflamed eye

20 Sudden painless loss of vision

Section 6 Gradual loss of vision

21 Gradual loss of vision

Section 7 Sub-specialty - Paediatric ophthalmology

22 Visual acuity in children

23 Strabismus (squints)

24 Neonates

25 Infants and older children

Section 8 Sub-specialty - Eyelid, lacrimal and orbit

26 Common eyelid lumps

27 Common eyelid malpositions

28 Lacrimal (tearing)

29 Basic orbital assessment

30 Orbit disease, thyroid disease and facial palsy

31 Ocular oncology

Section 9 Sub-specialty - External eye disease

32 Common conditions affecting the external eye

33 Common conditions affecting the cornea

34 Medical uses of contact lenses

35 Corneal and laser refractive surgery

Section 10 Sub-specialty - Corneal, refractive and cataract surgery

36 Cataract assessment

37 Cataract surgery

38 Cataract surgery postoperative care

Section 11 Sub-specialty - Glaucoma

39 Glaucoma: the basics

40 Detecting glaucoma

41 Medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma

Section 12 Sub-specialty - Vitreo-retinal

42 Retinal detachment

43 Retinal and choroidial anatomy and imaging

44 Inherited retinal dystrophies and age-related macular degeneration

45 Diabetic retinopathy classification and typical lesions

46 Diabetic retinopathy treatment

47 Retinal vein occlusion

48 Retinal artery obstruction

49 HIV infection and AIDS

50 Tropical ophthalmology: tropical eye disease

51 Tropical ophthalmology: global eye health

Section 13 Sub-specialty - Neuro-ophthalmology

52 Pupil abnormalities

53 Optic nerve disease

54 Cranial nerve palsies and eye movement disorders

55 Visual field defects

56 Giant cell arteritis

Appendix I: Red eye

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ISBN: 9781405184731
Series: at a Glance
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: Jan 3, 2014
Cover: paperback
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.440 kg
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