Marc B. Taub, Mary Bartuccio, Dominick MainoRead More
Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs provides a thorough review of the eye and vision care needs of patients with special needs. This book gives you a better understanding of the most frequently encountered developmental and acquired disabilities seen in the eye care practitioner’s office. These disabilities include patients with autism, brain injury, Fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome, as well as those with psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, and more. The text discusses, in great detail, the visual issues inherent in these populations and their possible treatment. A group of authors with approximately 500 years of experience in the field of eye care and special populations have been brought together to develop this comprehensive reference.
It may appear that this book is written primarily for eye care practitioners such as optometrists and ophthalmologists, while vision is the overriding topic, this book serves as an excellent resource for a multitude of professions including those engaged in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, physiatry, social work, pediatric medicine, and special education.
D. Virgil Alfaro, John B. KerrisonRead MoreStay up to date with the latest developments in your field with the highly-anticipated second edition of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This comprehensive text covers recent advances in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment including promising new developments that will affect your patient care. Dr. Virgil Alfaro and his colleagues at Retina Consultants of Charleston bring you their expertise in the areas of basic science, imaging, prevention, treatment, and more.
- Learn from a renowned group of retina surgeons who address all aspects of management, including anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; imaging of the macula in ARMD, prevention measures and treatment; and future directions in the field.
- Gain a solid foundation in intravenous fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, and optical coherence tomography, as well as antiVEGE therapy and related new drugs, optimizing your diagnosis and treatment options.
- Understand the significant change in the classification system of choroidal neovascular membranes in ARMD.
- Get up-to-date information on treating ARMD secondary to geographic atrophy through cell transplantation and pharmacologic therapies.
- Easily visualize key aspects of ARMD thanks to high-quality illustrations and photographs.
- Find the information you need quickly by referencing individual chapters that offer comprehensive and inclusive coverage of the topic at hand.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
- Complete content with enhanced navigation
- Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
- Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
- Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
- Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
- Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
The Clinical EssentialsThomas F Freddo, Edward ChaumRead MoreMaster the Clinical Essentials of ocular and orbital anatomy for clinical practice!
The eye is an organ of great complexity. Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit: The Clinical Essentials achieves the impressive task of presenting all the ocular anatomy that ophthalmology residents, optometry residents, and optometry students need to know – in a single accessible, high-yield volume. It emphasizes the aspects of eye and orbit anatomy that are most relevant to clinicians in training, providing the practical, real-world foundation necessary for practice.
Principles and Techniques for the Repair of Periocular DefectsGerald J. HarrisRead More
This full-color atlas is a practical, step-by-step guide to the reconstruction of periocular defects following tumor excision or tissue-loss trauma. The book addresses the specific anatomic concerns in each oculofacial sector with tailored surgical principles and techniques designed to improve aesthetic outcomes.
Full-color illustrations with detailed explanatory legends depict each step of each surgical technique. Flap design and mobilization are shown directly on surgical photographs, rather than in idealized drawings. The clear, accessible writing style will appeal to ophthalmic and plastic surgeons, non-ophthalmic surgeons, and non-surgical ophthalmic specialists.
A companion Website will include an online image bank.
Jonathan DuttonRead More
Unlike other books of its kind, the new Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery offers detailed, step-by-step instructions from initial skin marking and cut to final closure for more than 90 commonly performed oculoplastic, lacrimal, and orbital surgeries. Each step also includes a matching illustration inverted to accommodate the surgeon’s actual position during the surgery.
In addition to clear instruction, the text for each surgery covers preoperative evaluation discussions, postoperative care instructions, and how to avoid and manage potential complications.
David T. TseRead MoreColor Atlas of Oculoplastic Surgery provides surgeons familiar with surgical anatomy with a broad survey of contemporary oculoplastic surgery. It illustrates and provides basic information on surgical techniques that are straightforward and reliable in managing many common oculoplastic conditions that a clinician may encounter in practice. The material is presented with precision and clarity, there is special emphasis on understanding the pathophysiologic mechanism of diseases. This integrated text, accompanied by color photographs and complementary line drawings, guides the surgeon through each procedure in a systematic fashion. Pertinent anatomy, surgical indications, important technical considerations, and complications receive appropriate emphasis in each chapter.
Noemi Lois, David WongRead More
In the ever-changing field of vitreo-retinal surgery, the factor that may best distinguish a great surgeon from a good one is the ability to avoid and manage complications. Within the pages of Complications of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, readers will discover the practical information ophthalmic surgeons need to address a wide range of intra- and postoperative complications associated with vitreo-retinal surgery. The text addresses a broad range of complications, occurring in both established and emerging surgical techniques.
Each potential complication is analyzed in detail, including information on pathogenesis and risk factors. Chapters are organized by potential complication, with each addressed by a single contributing author as if he/she is the surgeon on the case. While created specifically for vitreo-retinal surgeons, this book will provide useful information for other members of the surgical team as well as for general ophthalmologists, residents, and optometrists who see patients before and after vitreo-retinal procedures.
The EssentialsGloria WuRead More
Diabetic Retinopathy: The Essentials is written for general ophthalmologists and optometrists as well as family practitioners, diabetologists, and internists who encounter diabetic patients on a daily basis. It focuses on the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy from the point of view of the retinal specialist.
The book begins with the epidemiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy, and then covers important topics such as classification issues, diagnostic testing, examination techniques, new treatment modalities, patient management, indications for vitrectomy, pregnancy concerns, and informed consent. Coverage includes both general medical issues in diabetes and specifically ophthalmologic concerns. Features include more than 200 full-color photographs, case studies, and algorithms for patient management.
A companion website includes the full text online and an image bank.
Peter J. Kertes, T. Mark JohnsonRead MoreNow in a revised and updated Second Edition, this handy guide to eye care uses evidence from the latest clinical trials to deliver practical advice directly applicable to the challenges of daily ophthalmic practice. Helpful illustrations and tables support the text and improve outcomes.
An Atlas and TextRalph C. EagleRead MoreMaster the eye pathology you need to know for the OKAP exam, residency, and beyond!
Here’s a perfect introduction to basic eye pathology that can easily be read and mastered during an ophthalmic pathology rotation. It provides effective, efficient preparation for OKAP examinations or Board certification in ophthalmology, and will also serve as a concise clinical reference in practice. Richly illustrated and masterfully written, this best-selling ophthalmology resource equips you to understand eye pathology.
Leonard B. Nelson, Scott E. OlitskyRead More
For over three decades, Harley’s Pediatric Ophthalmology has been the premier reference in pediatric ophthalmology. In this sixth edition it delivers even more of the detailed and practical coverage that has made it the most trusted resource in the field.
Completely revised, its new full-color format will help the reader identify pathologies and retain key facts. Its updated table of contents now includes new information on genetics, evaluation methodologies, diagnostic techniques, and treatment modalities — including new drugs. But most importantly, this new edition provides details on the recent advances that will allow for early diagnosis and broader treatment options for children with ophthalmic disorders.
A Case-Based ApproachRobert S. FederRead MoreFrom surgical planning and patient prep, to the latest tools and techniques, The LASIK Handbook: A Case-Based Approach uses real-world examples and straightforward language to help readers optimize results and avoid potential pitfalls.
The text is patient-focused rather than technology-focused and leads the refractive surgeon through a series of real life cases in a progression from the more straight-forward to the increasingly complex with useful take home points in each surgical planning, technique and management of complications are reviewed in a case-based contemporary approach relevant no matter your level of experience.
A Case-Based ApproachDean M. Cestari, David G. HunterRead MoreIdeal for both the student seeking a firmer understanding of strabismus surgery and the experienced surgeon looking to improve clinical decision-making, this practical resource uses a case-based approach to help readers conceptualize, plan, and perform complex strabismus procedures at every difficulty level.
With this handy reference, you’ll examine complex cases—each with a unique set of clinical findings—then analyze the information, choose a surgical approach, and make a detailed plan for the procedure, all the while being guided by the steady hands of experienced strabismus surgeons.
At the end of each case you’ll review the findings and think about what worked – and what could have been done better. Then you’ll take a short-answer quiz to lock in the key concepts.
Diagnóstico y tratamiento de la enfermedad en la consulta y en urgenciasNika Bagheri, Brynn Wajda, Charles Calvo, Alia DurraniRead MoreManual de referencia clásica (más de 25 años) para todos los clínicos que tratan los trastornos oculares. Escrita en un formato conciso y con una presentación esquemática, es el recurso idóneo para el diagnóstico y el tratamiento de centenares de afecciones oculares. Organizado por subespecialidades oftalmológicas, la presentación gráfica está diseñada para facilitar la consulta rápida y recoger prácticamente todas las afecciones oculares que pueden presentarse en la consulta, en el servicio de urgencias o en el hospital.
Deborah Pavan-LangstonRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, this manual is a highly practical guide to the diagnosis and management of eye disorders and injuries. Experts from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary present authoritative, state-of-the-art recommendations in a rapid-access outline format. Appendices include up-to-date ophthalmic drug and systemic antimicrobial formularies with dosages.
All chapters have been updated to include the latest information on new disease entities, diagnostic techniques, drugs, and treatments, including LASIK and LASEK surgery, cataract extractions, intraocular lenses, use of botulinum for blepharospasm, and medical treatment of glaucoma. Thirty new full-color images have been added.
Veeral S. Sheth, Marcus M. Marcet, Paulpoj Chiranand, Harit K. Bhatt, Jeffrey C. Lamkin, Rama D. JagerRead More
The new Fourth Edition of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Review Manual for Ophthalmology provides a comprehensive self-assessment review and serves as a valuable study aid for any ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist-in-training. The text contains over 1,500 multiple-choice questions covering the entire field of ophthalmology, including all of its major subspecialties. Answers with explanations are provided for each question, and references are included at the end of each chapter. This edition includes more than 250 new full-color photographs and drawings depicting ocular pathology and ophthalmic conditions.
All chapters have been updated with new questions to reflect the latest teaching in the field. A companion website features an interactive test bank with images. The test bank includes all 1,540 questions from the book plus over 300 unique questions for additional self-assessment practice.
Kenneth C. Chern, Michael A. SaidelRead MoreThe Second Edition of the respected Ophthalmology Review Manual provides an organized reference to aid in clinical disease management and board exams preparation. The book’s outline format emphasizes relevant information and facilitates rapid retrieval of key facts.
Each section starts by detailing relevant anatomy and physiology—the essential framework for understanding the basis for the related diseases—and then summarizes specific disease entities in outline format, with major features highlighted. Over 200 commonly encountered disease entities are listed, along with corresponding page numbers, on the inside front cover of the book for rapid reference.