Mindmaps in Ophthalmology

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Mar 242019

Ophthalmology is a highly specialized field with complex conditions and a wide range of practitioners. They would all benefit from a tool that summarizes the topics with a logical pictorial structure that aids in memory retention. This text provides an overview of clinical ophthalmology using the visually driven “mindmaps” format.
Each page in Mindmaps in Ophthalmology summarizes a topic with a series of flow chart diagrams. Topics include:
• Parts of the eye, including the cornea and retina
• Common eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts
• Inflammatory eye disease
• Trauma to the eye
• Pediatric ophthalmology
• Oncology
With Mindmaps in Ophthalmology, clinicians can obtain information quickly, following pathways in each subsection of a topic. They are able to select the levels at which the mindmap divisions remain relevant to them, while still maintaining an overall picture that is often lost in textbooks or atlases. The practitioner is always able to put history, examination, diagnosis, and treatment in context. Suitable for medical students, ophthalmology trainees, orthoptists, optometrists, general practitioners and other health professionals, this rapid revision tool is an ideal companion when used in conjunction with a textbook for further elaboration on topics.





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Optic Disorders and Visual Field

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Mar 172019

This book discusses more than one hundred patients in which visual pathway is involved, and focuses on the role of visual field examination in the diagnosis of these diseases. It also highlights the application of concepts from the new interdiscipline, integration medicine as well as molecular biology and genetics in the analysis of the diseases.

In this book, the commonly (typically) noticed changes in the visual field of patients with visual pathway disorders are mainly described in the chapter one titled as “Visual Field-related Anatomy of Visual Pathway” and chapter two titled as “Interpretation of Visual Field Test”, while the majority of the cases presented with “atypical” changes in visual field. At this point, the changes in the visual field could function as either a key to understand the disease, or a question mark which confuses the diagnosis. However, the process of pushing aside a fog around the diagnosis step by step helps the readers to gradually disclose the essence of the disease.







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Walsh and Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology : The Essentials, Third Edition

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology  Comments Off on Walsh and Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology : The Essentials, Third Edition
Mar 132019

Focus on the most important clinical knowledge in neuro-ophthalmology!

Walsh & Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Essentials distills the most vital content from the esteemed three-volume parent text, Walsh & Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, widely acknowledged as the definitive reference in the field, to bring you just the practical, hands-on information you need to effectively evaluate and manage the majority of neuro-ophthalmic conditions. A concise, intuitive organization speeds your access to today’s best know-how, so you can efficiently provide optimal care to your patients.


– Make the best use of the newest imaging techniques, including OCT, high-resolution CT/MRI, and multifocal ERG.
– Manage the full gamut of neuro-ophthalmological disorders with the aid of five sections that thoroughly cover the afferent visual system, the pupil, the efferent (oculomotor) system, the eyelid, and non-organic disorders.
– Glean information at a glance through a highly visual presentation that includes clear diagrams, tables, and images, many now in color.
– Evaluate complex eye movement disorders by viewing helpful videos online.





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Geriatric Ophthalmology: A Competency-based Approach, 2nd edition

 Geriatrics, Ophthalmology  Comments Off on Geriatric Ophthalmology: A Competency-based Approach, 2nd edition
Mar 052019

Geriatric patients have unique responses to treatment and disease, often harboring co-morbidities that can impact evaluation, treatment, and prognosis, which can require specialized expertise or experience. Geriatric Ophthalmology, Second Edition draws upon the successful first edition by applying a competency-based approach to these patients, improving awareness, increasing understanding, and encouraging expertise about geriatric issues among eye care professionals.

These intersecting conditions and their treatment are comprehensively discussed in this fully updated second edition, complete with additional high-quality illustrations and photos. Each chapter utilizes illustrative cases to exemplify the points of care encompassed by the competencies. Topics of special interest are included, such as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, low vision, all diseases of aging, and the effect of vision loss on the geriatric patient’s quality of life. Medical students, residents, fellows, clinicians, and allied health personnel alike will find this to be a comprehensive resource and exceptional guide to the care of older patients with geriatric ophthalmology problems.







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Anti-Aging in Ophthalmology

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Feb 272019

Many of the diseases leading to blindness such as cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration correlate with the patient’s age. Even genetic disorders such as retinitis pigmentosa can be considered ‘premature aging of the retina’, and further, dry eye or presbyopia, which can dramatically affect quality of vision, are age related. Antiaging research becomes more and more important these days, although the fundamentals are not yet general standard in the clinic; however, reactive oxygen species control seems to be the beginning. In the future, a proper diet, including calorie restriction or antioxidant food factors, antioxidant supplements, exercise as well as drug intervention may play a vital role in the struggle against age-related eye disorders. This volume shows the latest developments and will be a valuable update on the subject of age-related eye diseases not only for ophthalmologists, but also for general physicians.





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Manual of Practical Cataract Surgery

 Ophthalmology, Surgery  Comments Off on Manual of Practical Cataract Surgery
Feb 182019

– This manual provides a simplified procedure to the trainee ophthalmologist to perform manual phaco (SICS) to meet the pressures of high volume surgeries. It is the most dependable procedure as it requires minimum instruments as well as time. It guides about how to avert complications by making the beginners understand how each and every step should be performed in every procedure so as to have the desired or undesired effect – It explains to act in a planned extracapsular cataract extraction with IOL and also capsulorhexis procedure is described with drawings to understand a rectifying method in case rhexis is smaller or irregular





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Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis 9th Edition

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Feb 102019

Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 9th edition is a classic guide that provides a thorough update to basic eye examination techniques and the use of instruments and major ophthalmic disorders. Its popular approach takes the reader through the eye exam, covering anatomy, differential diagnosis, and treatment.

Lavishly illustrated with over 550 color and black and white images, this accessible introductory text is designed for students who need a concise and thorough introduction to this complex and ever-changing specialty.

Students and trainees across the healthcare professions will welcome the practical approach which focuses on the most commonly encountered eye diseases, their examination and treatment.





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Evidence-based Ophthalmology

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Feb 092019

Evidence-Based Ophthalmology offers a unique approach to managing eye disease. From systematic reviewing of evidence, this book provides an overview of techniques for optimum management in key areas, including glaucoma, cataract and retinal disease – an invaluable reference source for practitioners worldwide representing an important contribution to the literature.Key FeaturesInternational authorship by leading Cochrane participants An unbiased method for summarising and disseminating the evidence Identifies gaps in evidence, and therefore research opportunities Free-access update website giving the latest trial data and recommendations for implementation in practiceIncludes a free fully searchable CD-ROMContent: Chapter 1 Finding the Evidence (pages 1–6): Kay DickersinChapter 2 Synthesising the Evidence (pages 7–10): Jennifer EvansChapter 3 Evidence in Practice (pages 11–13): Richard WormaldChapter 4 Allergic Conjunctivitis (pages 17–32): Christopher G Owen, Katherine Henshaw, Liam Smeeth and Aziz SheikhChapter 5 Acute Bacterial Conjunctivitis (pages 33–35): Aziz SheikhChapter 6 Viral Conjunctivitis (pages 37–39): Hazel EverittChapter 7 Screening Older People for Impaired Vision (pages 41–43): Liarn SrneethChapter 8 Congenital and Infantile Cataract (pages 47–51): Jugnoo S RahiChapter 9 Congenital Glaucoma (pages 53–56): Maria Papadopoulos and PT KhawChapter 10 Retinopathy of Prematurity (pages 57–69): Clare GilbertChapter 11 Ophthalmia Neonatorum (pages 71–79): Jane MoseleyChapter 12 Unilateral Amblyopia (pages 81–85): Cathy WilliamsChapter 13 Infantile Esotropia (pages 87–89): Lorraine Cassidy and Jugnoo S RahiChapter 14 Accommodative Esotropia (pages 91–94): Michael ClarkeChapter 15 Childhood Exotropia (pages 95–99): Sarah Richardson and Lawrence GnanarajChapter 16 Prevention of Myopia Progression (pages 101–108): Ian FlitcroftChapter 17 Entropion and Ectropion (pages 111–113): Kostas G Boboridis and Michael J WearneChapter 18 Thyroid Eye Disease (pages 115–117): Michael J Wearne and Silvia WengrowiczChapter 19 Lacrimal Obstruction (pages 119–122): Vinidh Paler, Andrew K Robson and Michael BearnChapter 20 Trachoma (pages 125–128): Denise MabeyChapter 21 Corneal Abrasion and Recurrent Erosion (pages 129–135): David F AndersonChapter 22 Herpes Simplex Keratitis (pages 137–143): Alonso RodriguezChapter 23 Suppurative Keratitis (pages 145–153): Stephanie L WatsonChapter 24 Ocular Toxoplasmosis (pages 157–160): Carlos PavesioChapter 25 Onchocerciasis (pages 161–165): Henry EjereChapter 26 Idiopathic (Autoimmune) Sight?Threatening Uveitis (pages 167–173): Philip I MurrayChapter 27 Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in Patients with AIDS (pages 175–189): Adnan TufailChapter 28 Anterior Uveitis (pages 191–194): Nicholas P JonesChapter 29 Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension (pages 197–203): Richard Wormald and Rajiv ShahChapter 30 Acute and Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma (pages 205–209): Richard Wormald and Rajiv ShahChapter 31 Modification of Wound Healing in Glaucoma Drainage Surgery (pages 211–217): JF Kirwan and Richard WormaldChapter 32 Cataract Surgical Techniques (pages 221–242): Jodhbir S MehtaChapter 33 Intraocular Lens Implant Biocompatibiiity (pages 243–258): Emma HollickChapter 34 Multifocal and Monofocal Intraocular Lenses (pages 259–268): Martin LeylandChapter 35 Perioperative Management of Cataract Surgery (pages 267–285): Vincenzo MaurinoChapter 36 Age?Related Macular Degeneration (pages 289–300): Jennifer EvansChapter 37 Treatment of Lattice Degeneration and Asymptomatic Retinal Breaks to Prevent Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (pages 301–302): Charles P WilkinsonChapter 38 Surgery for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (pages 303–305): David G CharterisChapter 39 Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (pages 307–315): Graham Duguid and Sarit Lesnik?ObersteinChapter 40 Surgical Management of Full?Thickness Macular Hole (pages 317–321): Eric EzraChapter 41 Retinal Vein Occlusion (pages 323–328): Heather BaldwinChapter 42 Medical Interventions for Diabetic Retinopathy (pages 331–339): Bernd Richter and Eva KohnerChapter 43 Photocoagulation for Sight Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy (pages 341–345): Jonathan GF DowlerChapter 44 Vitrectomy for Diabetic Retinopathy (pages 347–350): Paul Sullivan and Alistair LaidlawChapter 45 Optic Neuritis (pages 353–356): Simon J HickmanChapter 46 Arteritic and Non?Arteritic Anterior Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy (pages 357–362): Ahmed ToosyChapter 47 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (pages 363–365): Christian J Lueck and Gawn G McllwaineChapter 48 Toxic and Nutritional Optic Neuropathies (pages 367–369): Fion BremnerChapter 49 Traumatic Optic Neuropathy (pages 371–372): Andrew S JacksChapter 50 Ocular Adnexal and Orbital Tumours (pages 375–381): Santosh G Honavar and Arun D SinghChapter 51 Uveal Melanoma (pages 383–385): Arun D Singh, Paul A Rundle and Ian G RennieChapter 52 Retinoblastoma (pages 387–391): Arun D SinghChapter 53 Vision Rehabilitation (pages 359–399): Gary Rubin
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The Foundations of Iridology: The Eyes as the Key to Your Genetic Health Profile

 Genetics, Ophthalmology  Comments Off on The Foundations of Iridology: The Eyes as the Key to Your Genetic Health Profile
Feb 022019

A complete guide to decoding the iris to reveal health predispositions for prevention and early treatment

• Details the fundamental reflex signs of iridology and how to identify constitutional strengths and weaknesses in the stroma, pigments, and capillaries of the eyes as well as read energy patterns in pupil tone
• Explores the history and development of iridology from the 18th century to today
• Includes analysis of real case studies with full-color photos and illustrations

The iris of your eye is a personal and unique identifier that expresses much more about us than we can imagine. Through detailed observation of the irises’ stroma, pigments, and capillaries, you can determine a person’s constitutional strengths and weaknesses and gain insight into their genetic predisposition to certain illnesses as well as preventive and treatment options that would be most effective. By reading the iris, practitioners of natural medicine can interpret the signs that reveal a client’s lifestyle choices and use this knowledge to make enlightened decisions regarding the client’s health plan and how to help them realize their full potential.

In this full-color guide, Gustau Pau, an iridologist with more than 35 years of experience, details the chromatic scale and signs expressed in the eyes and how to use them to identify organs and their function as well as susceptibility to specific ailments. He explores the history and development of iridology from Hildegard von Bingen’s work on healing to 18th-century European scientists, including Ignaz von Peczely, the father of modern iridology. He reveals recent iridology developments on identifying genetically inherited physical traits, explaining how individuals can use this insight to make nutritional and lifestyle choices that will offset inherited weaknesses and bolster strengths. Focusing on the digestive system, he shows how the pupillary zone can reveal digestive function and demonstrates how diet is responsible for causing many diseases. The author also explores miasmas in the eyes, includes methods for reading energy patterns in pupil tone, and offers the scientific explanation for the old contention that the “eyes are the windows of the soul.”

Illustrating the fundamental signs that iridologists use for reference, Pau provides sample iridographies and real case studies with photos and diagrams. Explaining how scientific research on the eye has not yet caught up with the innovations of iridology, he shows how the eyes reveal both our internal state and future health and have a much broader role in the body that we are only now just discovering.





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Clinical Pathways in Neuro-Ophthalmology: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd edition

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology  Comments Off on Clinical Pathways in Neuro-Ophthalmology: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd edition
Jan 232019

Written by an ophthalmologist and a neurologist with more than 30 years experience between them, this is the first book devoted specifically to differential diagnosis in neuro-ophthalmology. The expanded and updated second edition uses an evidence-based approach to link symptoms to specific findings, and covers all major advances in the field.
The book utilizes a series of easy-to-follow pathways – supported by helpful tables and expertly written text – to help you walk through any clinical situation and confidently reach a diagnosis. Topics covered include: optic neuritis, diplopia, lid retraction, nerve palsies, and much more!

Benefit from these key features:
Emphasis on cost-effective, evidence-based techniques
Coverage of new topics such as optic nerve glioma, meningiomas, and papilledema
Valuable tables of pathologies and clinical findings that help detect unusual signs and avoid common misinterpretations
Practical, easy-to-use format written with the front line clinician in mind
Thousands of useful and updated references
This book is an invaluable resource for all ophthalmologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists who need the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques for neuro-ophthalmologic disorders. Residents and students will find it an outstanding introduction to the field.





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