Featuring the clinical expertise of respected authorities in the field, the second edition of Color Atlas of Ophthalmology is a lavishly illustrated atlas designed to guide clinicians through the accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of the full range of ophthalmic disorders. For each disease or condition, the book provides full-color clinical photographs that are supplemented by succinct descriptions of symptoms, associated findings, differential diagnosis, and management. Features: Concise text and bullet-point format enables rapid reference and review of important topics More than 600 new high-quality illustrations and photographs depict key concepts Coverage of current medical management and surgical treatments includes discussion of the latest refractive surgery techniques and treatments for cataracts Consistent presentation throughout the book enhances ease of use This pocket-sized atlas is a valuable resource for clinicians, residents, and students in ophthalmology, optometry, primary care, and emergency medicine.
There is a need for comprehensive books that provide crucial information in a clear and direct manner, particularly in the medical field. Currently, there are limited resources available to students and clinicians that provide step-by-step procedures with pictures on how to examine the eye in the pediatric population. The Pediatric Eye Exam Quick Reference Guide: Office and Emergency Room Procedures is a clinical procedure book to provide step-by-step pediatric eye care examination techniques and is an important addition to the field of eye care. The chapters are written by leading pediatric optometrists and ophthalmologists in the field. Years of academic and clinical experiences from schools of optometry, hospital-based eye care, and private practice are all presented in a user-friendly format with clinical pearls and insights that will help any clinician perform a pediatric eye exam easily and efficiently. Covering a range of critical topics such as pupil examination, visual field testing, refraction, and ocular emergencies and providing pictures, it is ideal for all students, residents, academicians, trainers, and novel and seasoned clinicians who are interested in learning how to examine a pediatric patient and staying on top of the latest pediatric eye care procedures.
The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is a revised edition of the best selling exam preparation manual. It is an essential resource for anyone preparing to become certified as an ophthalmic assistant. With over 650 exam-style questions and explanatory answers, illustrations, and photographs, this user-friendly text is excellent for both learning and reviewing important eye care topics. Subjects include taking a patient history, lensometry, measuring intraocular pressure, understanding optics, and much more. This edition is also helpful for students and others studying for certification in optometry, contact lenses, and opticianry.
The Handbook of Ophthalmology is a pocket size, ready reference book that is a compact review of diagnostic eye disorders. Presented in an outline format, the detailed information inside this resource for ophthalmic conditions is perfect for everyone involved with ophthalmology from residents to advanced surgeons. The Handbook of Ophthalmology edited by Dr. Amar Agarwal contains detailed information for each eye disorder including etiology, classic signs, symptoms, differential diagnosis, work-up, risk factors, management, pharmacology, and future considerations. The user-friendly Handbook of Ophthalmology covers all of the essential information on various eye diseases including the surgical aspects of management of the diseases. Fifty of ophthalmology's top experts bring detailed information covering the A to Z's of ophthalmology to the pages of this unique and comprehensive book. Including volumes of critical information in one compact book, students, residents, and surgeons alike will want to have a copy of Handbook of Ophthalmology by their side. Additional Features:Over 200 illustrations and clinical photographs A comprehensive index created using in-depth detail for cross-referencing and easy diagnosis. A detailed but simple guide on ocular therapeutics with dosages and side effects. Inside for each eye disorder: Etiology Classic signs Symptoms Differential Diagnosis Work-up Risk Factors Management Pharmacology Future Considerations
Covering all the knowledge and skills needed for everyday duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams, The Ophthalmic Assistant, 11th Edition, is an essential resource for allied health personnel working in ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry, and other eye care settings. Drs. Harold A. Stein, Raymond M. Stein, and Melvin I. Freeman are joined by new editor Dr. Rebecca Stein and several new contributing authors who provide practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management for today’s practice. This outstanding reference and review tool provides essential knowledge and guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, and technologists as critical members of the eye care team. Keeps you up to date with coverage of key topics such as topography-guided PRK, cataract surgery with multifocal IOLs to treat presbyopia, and OCT and OCTA, as well as the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures and equipment, and two new chapters on refractive surgery and eye banking. Provides full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry—more than 1,000 images in all. Features more than 400 interactive multiple-choice review questions that test your knowledge and understanding of key concepts. Includes a bonus color-image atlas that tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Contains convenient quick-reference appendices with hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more.
Gain fast, easy visual access to the problems most often encountered in practice! This resource combines hundreds of exquisite Netter images – including several new paintings created especially for this book - with concise summaries of the most current medical thinking on common diseases/conditions, diagnostics, treatments, and protocols - for a single easy-to-use quick-reference guide. Instructive and memorable Netter plates provide a rich visual understanding of every concept. The result is a superb source for ongoing clinical reference as well as patient and staff education. Offers quick access to expert medical thinking on common diseases/conditions, diagnostics, treatments, and protocols. Presents more than 500 exquisite illustrated plates by master illustrator Frank H. Netter and other artists working in the Netter tradition to enhance your understanding of the material. Presents nearly 40 new chapters, many expanded chapters, and several new images to reflect the state of internal medicine today—including increasingly common issues like bariatric surgery and posttraumatic stress syndrome. Offers more tables and algorithms for enhanced “at-a-glance guidance. Features annotated citations for additional resources, including websites and other key sources for practice guidelines and patient education and support. Presents annotated evidence from key studies that have shaped the current standard of care.
For over 25 years, The Retinoscopy Book: An Introductory Manual for Eye Care Professionals has been the only basic instruction manual designed specifically to teach the art of clinical retinoscopy. This best-selling classic has been updated and revised to include the latest changes involving the retinoscope, and to meet the developing needs of students in ophthalmology and optometry. Sections on minus cylinders, concave mirror retinoscopy for high refractive errors, and a catalog of instruments have been expanded to reflect the most recent innovations. New sections on retinoscopy after refractive surgery and instrument maintenance are unique to this fifth edition. This text is designed to supplement the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) instruction courses for technicians or to facilitate a do-it-yourself training program for ophthalmology residents, ophthalmic technicians, optometry students, and other eye care professionals in training. Figures and illustrations supplement time-tested exercises to facilitate learning. The user-friendly format prevalent throughout the text enables students to develop a complete understanding of the retinoscope and its many uses.
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Ophthalmology Secrets, 5th Edition, offers practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in this dynamic field. This highly regarded resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Coverage includes the full range of topics in this broad specialty, from basic science to problems of the aging eye. Fully revised and updated, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices. Key clinical images are presented in full-color. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from global leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success. Crash Course Quick Reference Guide to Medicine and Surgery is a unique new volume in the series, spanning the core clinical topics across the medical curriculum. It is as useful for your first day as a clinical medical student as it is for preparing for your medical finals and beyond. Presented in a consistent format that is clear, concise and easy to assimilate, it is an essential text for any medical student or junior doctor. Includes the core medicine and surgery that you need for examinations Clear explanations for every common medical condition with an emphasis on the key points A consistent format to allow quick reference for each disease Maintains a focus throughout on questions that commonly appear in the final MBBS examinations Mnemonics, memory aids and figures are included to aid with revision Written by recent graduates together with consultants and experts for each specialty– those closest to what is essential for exam success Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors – to ensure complete accuracy of information Co-written by specialty experts Comes with access to the complete electronic version for enhanced anytime, anywhere access, with seamless real-time integration between devices Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors WHO REALLY UNDERSTAND today’s exam situation! Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text! Rich artwork programme and other useful aide-mémoires help you remember the key points! Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!
Are you looking for an all-inclusive, comprehensive resource on clinical optics? Look no further than the Clinical Optics Primer for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel: A Guide to Laws, Formulae, Calculations, and Clinical Applications, a new text that presents complex clinical optics in a simple and easy-to-read manner. As ophthalmic medical personnel struggle today between multiple resources for clinical optics, this text offers a solution as it provides everything you need to know - all in one place. Aaron V. Shukla, PhD, COMT has designed Clinical Optics Primer for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel to include everyday examples that may be directly applied to clinical work. Each chapter throughout the text explains one optics concept in a concise account and includes applicable illustrations, formulae, laws, calculations, and review questions. Numerous examples of clinical applications are also included that address problems presented by patients in eye clinics. Some important laws of optics and their clinical applications covered: Lasers, polarization interference, and fluorescence Snell's law Total internal reflection Some important formulae in optics and their clinical applications covered: Vergence equation Power of prisms Optical system of the eye Accommodation and age Refractive errors Prentice's Rule, decentration and induced prism Glasses and contact lenses With the most up-to-date information for clinical optics, and two chapters solely devoted to the metric system and basic optical mathematics, Clinical Optics Primer for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel: A Guide to Laws, Formulae, Calculations, and Clinical Applications is essential for all ophthalmic assistants, technicians, and technologists, as well as optometrists and ophthalmology residents.
Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry - with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today's ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures. Access the fully searchable contents online, plus a downloadable image gallery, at www.expertconsult.com. Practical guidance to help you tackle the ophthalmic challenges and cases you face everyday