Ophthalmic Assistant: Fundamentals and Clinical Practices, Principles / Edition 6

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815175605
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 939

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy of the eye 3
2 Physiology of the eye 18
3 Optics 35
4 Pharmacology 59
5 Microbiology 78
6 Office efficiency 93
7 History taking 114
8 Preliminary examination 130
9 Understanding ophthalmic equipment 173
10 Refractive errors and how to correct them 211
11 Automated refractors 238
12 Facts about glasses 246
13 Rigid contact lenses: basics 279
14 Soft contact lenses 320
15 Advanced techniques in soft and rigid contact lens fitting 357
16 Visual fields 383
17 Automated visual field testing 406
18 Ocular injuries 423
19 The urgent case 442
20 Common eye disorders 456
21 Common retinal disorders 474
22 Glaucoma 486
23 Examination of the newborn, infant, and small child 523
24 Maintenance of ophthalmic equipment and instruments 536
25 Aseptic technique and minor office surgery 543
26 The operative patient 560
27 Highlights of ocular surgery 569
28 The hospital ophthalmic assistant 599
29 Lasers in ophthalmology 628
30 Ambulatory surgery 639
31 Refractive surgery 651
32 Ocular motility and binocular vision 665
33 Ophthalmic photography 681
34 Advances in diagnostic testing 709
35 Visual aids for the partially sighted 730
36 Blind persons in the modern world 745
37 Reading problems in children 755
38 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation 770
39 Computers in ophthalmic practice 791
40 The role of the ophthalmic medical personnel in clinical ophthalmology practice 800
App. 1 Office supplies in common use 849
App. 2 Estimating visual loss 850
App. 3 Short forms in clinical use 852
App. 4 Vision and driving 854
App. 5 Optical constants of the eye 856
App. 6 Criteria for certification and recertification of ophthalmic medical personnel 857
App. 7 Metric conversion 869
App. 8 Diopter to millimeters radius conversion tables 870
App. 9 Vertex conversion table 872
App. 10 Diopters of corneal refracting power 874
App. 11 Compensation for effect of vertex distances (used when plus lens is moved from the eye) 876
App. 12 Compensation for effect of vertex distances (used when plus lens is moved toward the eye) 878
App. 13 Dioptric curves for extended range of keratometer 880
App. 14 Translations of commonly asked questions and commands 882
App. 15 Ocular emergencies 887
App. 16 Principles of informed consent 890
Glossary 892
Supplemental readings 902
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