Apr 242016
 

Ophthalmic Lenses


By (author): Bhootra

Dispensing opticians, eye care professionals and the students of optometry are looking for more practical approach to ophthalmic lenses; how they are dispensed and fitted, and what are their applications. With the introduction of this book, probably their search would be over. Days of selling ophthalmic lenses without knowledge are virtually over. Today with so much technology associated behind them, selling approach has to be replaced by dispensing approach. Newer technologies have already come and many more will come. There is a huge necessity of comprehensive information in this field. This book presents information on most of the varieties of ophthalmic lenses available today in the optical market. It will provide you information about how these lenses are made and dispensed to the ultimate user. Detailed information is given in very lucrative language, allowing you to choose the right lens for the people involved in different occupations. Ajay Kumar Bhootra born and brought up in Kolkata, is associated with Himalaya Optical Group, India. The author has a practical experience of more than two decades in ophthalmic lens dispensing and during his work, he has tackled many typical cases with respect to dispensing suitable glasses. He is also one of the pioneers in establishing the Sportvision Optometry in India. Besides this, he has the following books after his name: Opticians Guide, Low Vision Aids Practice, Elite Sport and Vision. 1. Basic Optical Principle 2. Ophthalmic Lens Material and Design 3. Spherical Lenses 4. Astigmatic Lenses 5. Prisms 6. Lens Aberrations 7. Tinted Lens 8. Anti-reflection Coated Lens 9. Aspheric Lenses 10. Bifocal Lenses 11. Progressive Addition Lenses 12. Safety Lenses 13. Surface Treatments 14. Sports Lenses 15. New Development in Spectacle Lenses
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Apr 202016
 

Ocular Blood Flow and Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy


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By (author): Maneli Mozaffarieh, Josef Flammer

It has been suspected since more than a century that disturbed ocular blood flow (OBF) may play a role in the pathogenesis of glaucoma. Reduced OBF has been measured in glaucoma patients by numberless centres with different techniques in different tissues of the eye. And reduced OBF has been proven to be of prognostic value. Nevertheless the implementation of this knowledge into clinical practice has been very slow.

This practical book will help many ophthalmologists to better understand glaucoma. The reading of this book will not only improve patient care but also give the reader intellectual satisfaction.

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Apr 192016
 

Ophthalmology for Lawyers (Essential Legal Skills)


By (author): Emanuel Rosen, Walter Scott

This book provides a ready insight into the structure and function of the eye, how the components may malfunction naturally and the effects of trauma and disease. This book provides a clear overview of the issues involved giving the reader an insight into the component parts of the eye and their collective malfunction. Ophthalmology more than any other branch of medical practice uses jargon which is probably unintelligible to the uninitiated. This book contains a useful easy reference guide to ophthalmic terminology.
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Apr 192016
 

Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology (Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals)


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By (author): Brian Duvall OD, Robert M. Kershner MD FACS

For those who are new to the subject, ocular pharmacology can be a difficult and sometimes overwhelming topic.  Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology, Second Edition is a reader-friendly guide that provides a quick review and basic clinical reference of ocular pharmacology.

 

In this updated and revised second edition, Drs. Duvall and Kershner present an overview to the medication and drugs found most commonly in ophthalmic practice without overwhelming those professionals new to the subject. 

 

Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology concisely reviews commonly used and prescribed medications, how they work, dosage, therapeutic use, and potential side effects.  This new editionalso highlights key information for patients about the medications they encounter and are prescribed in the clinic.

 

Ophthalmic staff, students, and research professionals looking for an introduction and basic go-to guide will welcome having a copy of Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology by their side.

New to this edition:

·        An appendix focused on the drug approval process.

·        A chapter on retinal therapies.

·        Study icons to assist in the learning process.

·        New coverage of vasoconstrictors.

 

 

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Apr 152016
 

Atlas of Neuro-ophthalmology


By (author): Thomas C. Spoor

There are many great neuro-ophthalmology texts available ranging from huge encyclopedic tomes to small, detailed resources. Combining the best features of these books, Atlas of Neuro-ophthalmology offers a glimpse into a wide variety of rare and unusual neuro-ophthalmic disorders. Long recognized as a leading authority on the optic nerve, Tom Spoor distills his years of experience into this superbly illustrated atlas.

The book is a completely revised and updated version of Dr. Spoor’s original Atlas of Optic Nerve Disorders (1992). He addresses all aspects of the optic nerve and its disorders-such as optic atrophy, neuropathy, and nerve tumors-making this an essential book for practitioners and students. The inclusion of basic and advanced topics makes it an ideal study guide and the superb illustrations make it a practical diagnostic tool.
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Apr 122016
 

Handbook of Glaucoma


By (author): Augusto Azuara-Blanco, Vital P Costa, Richard P Wilson

Glaucoma is not a single disease that responds to a single treatment. A range of clinical entities is involved, including both ocular and systemic conditions. Glaucoma is difficult to diagnose, and that makes its treatment even more difficult. In this volume, the authors attempt to alleviate confusion about glaucoma. They have written a clear and concise guide to the effective diagnosis and treatment of this not-so-simple disease. Beginning with a full classification and profile and ending with an overview of treatment options, Handbook of Glaucoma distills much of the medical literature into one straightforward reference. This guide is ideal for ophthalmologists, eye surgeons, geriatricians and any clinician attending to glaucoma patients.
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Apr 102016
 

Diseases of the Orbit: A Multidisciplinary Approach


By (author): Jack Rootman MD FRCS(C) Diplomate AA

This Second Edition text focuses on a case-based learning approach that features decision-making information presented in algorithmic format. Sections covered are the anatomy of the orbit, pathophysiologic and anatomic principles in classifying, diagnosing and investigating orbital disease, diseases of the orbit, and the management of those diseases. New topics include orbital ultrasound, gamma scanning, magnetic resonance imaging, incidence of lesions by location, management of complex vascular lesions, granulomatous inflammations of the orbit, and orbital atrophy. A conceptual model is presented and a new classification scheme discussed.

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Apr 102016
 

Ultrasonography of the Eye and Orbit


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By (author): D. Jackson Coleman MD FACS, Ronald H. Silverman PhD, Frederic L. Lizzi EngScD, Mark J. Rondeau, Harriet O. Lloyd MS, Suzanne W. Daly BSN RDMS, Dan Z. Reinstein MD FRCSC

Written by well-known leaders in ophthalmic ultrasonography, this volume is a complete guide to the use of ultrasound as a primary diagnostic tool in ophthalmology. This thoroughly revised Second Edition reflects the latest developments in three-dimensional ultrasound and other advanced technologies and the expanding clinical role of ultrasound, including its use in refractive surgery, post-LASIK evaluation, and neuro-ophthalmology.

Coverage includes detailed chapters on ocular diagnosis, orbital diagnosis, and very high-frequency digital ultrasound scanning in LASIK and phakic intraocular lenses. More than 200 full-color, two-color, and black-and-white illustrations complement the text.

A bound-in DVD contains video clips of patient ultrasound examinations.

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Apr 082016
 

Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis


By (author): Mark W. Leitman

The eighth edition of Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis provides a thorough overview of basic eye examination techniques, the use of instruments, and major ophthalmic disorders. The popular approach takes the reader through the eye exam, covering anatomy, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Now including over 500 full color photographs and illustrations, this classic guide also features up-to-date discussion of retinal and vitreoretinal disease.

Students and trainees across the healthcare professions will welcome the short, digestible treatment of this fascinating specialty, and its practical emphasis.

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Apr 022016
 

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures (The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals)


By (author): Lindy Dubois MEd MMSc CO COMT

The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them.

Lindy DuBois focuses on presenting fundamental instruction in a clear and easy-to-use manual. Essential chapters, such as those on patient history, medications, allergies, and refractive surgery have been updated to offer critical information for the ophthalmic professional.

New to this edition:
An expanded History section with a detailed patient interview to comply with new regulations.
Expanded Interim History section to include patients with low vision.
New sections on Exophthalmometry and A-Scan Biometry.


Make Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition your go-to text for information on the latest procedures and instruments used in the clinic today.

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