Ophthalmology at a Glance / Edition 1

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Ophthalmology at a Glance is a concise textbook written as part of the highly successful at a Glance series. The book follows the classic format of topics laid out in a double page spread, with clear diagrams illustrating the essential information and supporting the main text. This makes learning and understanding a topic more simple and effective.

Ophthalmology at a Glance is written to provide a straightforward and easy-to-use guide for the Ophthalmology course. The introduction includes an overview of the subject and it's sub-specialities, an outline of what exact knowledge and skills medical students need, and covers the social and occupational aspects of vision. History and Examination techniques are followed by the key detail on common problems and diseases.

Ophthalmology at a Glance will be extremely useful for medical students as an introduction to this subject area, and an invaluable companion during their attachments. This book is designed to fit into the budget and reading time of busy students, and is ideal as a text that will help them get through their exams successfully. General Practitioners and ophthalmology nurses will also find this text useful to refresh the gaps in their knowledge.

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“Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview ofthe specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating theessential information required for students, trainee optometrists,opticians and specialty nurses.”  (Kingbook73'sMedical Ebook and Video Collection, 7 October 2014)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632064731
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: At a Glance Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Olver is Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic andOrbital Surgeon at the Western Eye and Charing CrossHospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and DirectorClinica London

Lorraine Cassidy is Professor ofOphthalmology, Trinity College, Dublin;Consultant Ophthalmologist, Neuro-ophthalmologist andOculoplastic Surgeon, The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital,and The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, incorporating theNational Childrens’ Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 

Gurjeet Jutley is Specialist Registrar, Moorfields EyeHospital, London

Laura Crawley is Glaucoma Fellow, Imperial CollegeHealthcare NHS Trust, London 

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Principles of ophthalmology
Sect. 2 Ophthalmic history and examination
Sect. 3 Correction of refractive errors
Sect. 4 Basic eye examination
Sect. 5 Acute ophthalmology
Sect. 6 Gradual loss of vision
Sect. 7 Sub-specialty - paediatric ophthalmology
Sect. 8 Sub-specialty - eyelid, lacrimal and orbit
Sect. 9 Sub-specialty - external eye disease
Sect. 10 Sub-specialty - corneal, refractive and cataract surgery
Sect. 11 Sub-specialty - glaucoma
Sect. 12 Sub-specialty - vitreoretinal and medical retina
Sect. 13 Sub-specialty - neuro-ophthalmology
App Red eye
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