Pediatric Ophthalmology: Current Thought and A Practical Guide / Edition 1

Pediatric Ophthalmology: Current Thought and A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Edward M. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540686304

ISBN-13: 9783540686309

Pub. Date: 12/18/2008

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

* All chapters are consistent in format and style, and have practical application to the daily practice of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmology
• Written by renowned experts with many years of experience and perspective on the state-of-the-art recommendations
• Includes many techniques, tips and pearls learned over many years by

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* All chapters are consistent in format and style, and have practical application to the daily practice of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmology
• Written by renowned experts with many years of experience and perspective on the state-of-the-art recommendations
• Includes many techniques, tips and pearls learned over many years by experienced practitioners as well as guidelines to the eye examination of children
• Each of these pediatric ophthalmology chapters has new information presented in a readable format
• Chapters cut through the maze and give a bottom-line current position in the science of that subject
• This guide will help novice and expert to improve the flow of the examination and treatment outcome Pediatric Ophthalmology: current thought and practice' is written by renowned experts with many years of experience and perspective on the state-of-the-art recommendations. All chapters are consistent in format and style and have practical application to the daily practice of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmology. Starting with a guide to the examination of children, it covers all important topics for all who care for children's eyes regardless of their niche interests within the field of pediatric ophthalmology. Many techniques that have been learned over many years by experienced practitioners will be illustrated and explained to the reader. Added value is given with useful tables and charts that will likely get constant use in offices and operating rooms, for example: Important drug dosages and side-effects, nystagmus surgical charts, strabismus surgical tables, spectacle artifacts, and an intraocular lens nomogram. This practical guide will promote understanding and update and guide the novice and the expert to improve the flow of the examination and treatment outcome. It is one of the most informative and useful books ever written for the pediatric ophthalmologist and the general ophthalmologist who cares fo

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540686309
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/18/2008
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

The Art and Science of Examining a Child.- Refractive Error in Children.- Refractive Surgery in Children.- Amblyopia.- Worldwide Causes of Blindness in Children.- Screening for Pediatric Ophthalmologic Disorders.- Evaluation of the Apparently Blind Child.- Comitant Esotropia.- Exotropic Deviations.- Orthoptic Evaluation and Treatment.- Principles and Management of Complex Strabismus.- Dissociated Deviations.- A and V Patterns.- General Principles in the Surgical Treatment of Paralytic Strabismus.- Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Ocular Motility Syndromes.- Adjustable Sutures in Strabismus Surgery.- Complications of Strabismus Surgery.- Nystagmus in Infancy and Childhood.- Pediatric Eyelid Disorders.- Pediatric Lacrimal Disorders.- Congenital Ocular Malformations.- Pediatric Cataract: Preoperative Issues and Considerations.- Pediatric Cataract Surgery: Operative and Postoperative Issues.- Glaucoma in Infancy and Early Childhood.- Retinopathy of Prematurity.- Pediatric Retinal Disorders.- Pediatric Ocular Tumors and Simulating Lesions.- The Challenges of Pediatric Uveitis.- Common Conditions Affecting the External Eye.- Pediatric Low Vision.- Pediatric Ocular Trauma.

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