Contemporary Scleral Lenses : Theory and Application

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Apr 132018

Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Application, provides comprehensive information about scleral lenses. Chapters of this volume have been contributed by renowned scleral lens experts and cover a variety of interesting topics. These topics include the history and evolution of scleral lenses, basic scleral lens structure, optics and customizable features of scleral lenses, analysis of ocular surface shape, ocular surface topography and advances in optometry technology. These topics give readers an explanation of how to utilize diagnostic equipment in optometry practice and enables practitioners to employ a scientific and objective approach to scleral lens fitting.

Key features of this volume include:

– A straightforward approach to ophthalmic examination flow, evaluation and documentation
– A review of Scleral lens care and handling
– Descriptions of a variety of complex medical and ocular indications for scleral lenses
– Strategic tips to promote your own scleral lens practice
– A unique perspective of esteemed corneal specialists regarding the collaborative care of the patient

This textbook is a suitable reference for ophthalmology students and practitioners. This text will assist practitioners in enhancing their scleral lens practice by providing them useful information for improving patient vision, ocular surface rehabilitation and quality of life.




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Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology

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Apr 072018

Rapid advances in pathogenetic insight, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and basic research continuously influence the state of the art in ophthalmology. This comprehensive encyclopedia offers a systematic and complete source of information including basic principles and novel updates, both clinical and scientific.

The encyclopaedic format offers comprehensive access to focused information on all relevant topics in a clear and user-friendly manner. The spectrum ranges from short definitions, cross references, acronyms to disease chapters including epidemiology, symptoms and differential diagnosis, sections on diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, and comprehensive scientific summaries describing recent findings as well as results from relevant studies. The material is presented in a standardized, uniform and concise way throughout all clinical and academic sections. High-quality images highlight visual information and tables and graphs summarize important data. The encyclopaedia is available in book and electronic format which is linked to relevant ophthalmologic journals and is continuously updated. All chapters are authored by leading experts in the specific field. The target audiences are clinicians in ophthalmology and related specialties, researchers, and students.

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Eyelid and Periorbital Surgery, 2nd Edition

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Apr 042018

FIRST PRIZE from the BMA Medical Book Awards for Surgical Specialties!

Eyelid & Periorbital Surgery offers expansive coverage of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures in oculoplastic surgery. Oculoplastic and plastic surgeons combine their talents in this unique two-volume clinical resource that features comprehensive guidance for solving both common and rare eyelid and periorbital problems.

With more than 2,900 photos and color illustrations, this edition has 26 rewritten first edition chapters and expands on an additional 13 new chapters, including topics ranging from nonsurgical periorbital rejuvenation to male blepharoplasty. Best of all, there are more than 30 new surgical videos demonstrating the latest surgical techniques. Also included is a complimentary eBook.

Divided into 5 sections, the book begins by covering the fundamentals including periorbital and eyelid anatomy, eyelid function, innervation, biomechanics, and tissue grafts. The following section discusses aesthetic surgery including procedures such as brow lift, upper and lower blepharoplasty, midface lift, treatment of malar bags and festoons, lateral canthal dysfunction, and management of chemosis.

A new section has been added on aesthetic nonsurgical state-of-the-art periorbital treatments with an update on injectable fillers, botulinum toxin injections, and fat grafting. The reconstructive surgery section covers ptosis surgery, upper and lower eyelid reconstruction, entropion and ectropion reconstruction, surgery for facial paralysis, malignant eyelid tumors, Graves’ disease, and the treatment of pediatric patients.

The new final section covers orbital and lacrimal surgery including blowout fracture of the orbital floor, neuroophthalmologic injuries, evisceration and enucleation, late repair of orbital fractures, and management of the lacrimal system. Step-by-step descriptions and detailed videos provide a wide variety of tips, clinical pearls, and personal insights from the authors making this an invaluable resource for surgeons interested in the topic.


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Basic Ophthalmology, 4th Edition

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Apr 042018

This book deals with the basic concepts, fundamentals and recent advances in Opthalmology – It provides guidance on the latest diagnostic approach, operative techniques and treatment options – This comprehensive, authoritative and richly illustrated textbook covers basic and clinical principles in Opthalmology to ensure that students will always be able t find the guidance they need to diagnose and manage patient’s ocular problems and also match with the best standards of care – This book discusses traditional and conventional course of visual disorders and explores new contemporary causes generated by modern urban lifestyles like visual display terminal syndrome caused by computer monitor and use of contact lenses. Also covers easy treatment of diabetic retinopathy study for visual rehabilitation


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Eye Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive TCM Guide for the Discerning Practitioner

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Mar 252018

Eye Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine is the perfect guide for all clinicians investigating new methods of holistic diagnosis and treatment. It delivers concise, up-to-date, and clinical high yield coverage of a new method of assessing and treating complex chronic disorders. Widely acclaimed in the Chinese marketplace, it has been translated and formated for a Western audience. This book describes Eye Diagnosis, a new method of examination and diagnosis, in a simple, condensed format. After reading and comprehending, any clinician will be able to recognize the origin, nature and solution to a wide variety of afflictions. Written in a concise anecdotal format by Dr. Zheng Deliang, this easy-to-read reference guide is perfect for studying Eye Diagnosis and subsequent management of a variety of chronic conditions, many of which defy conventional testing and treatment. From symptom to treatment it covers any disorder likely to be encountered in an office, emergency room, or hospital setting. This book provides the most accurate and current information on hundreds of conditions. This book includes approximately 500 digital photographs and numerous case studies.


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Practical Ophthalmology: A Manual for Beginning Residents – 7th Edition (2017 Release)

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Mar 242018

Ophthalmology residents are faced with learning a highly complex subspecialty; proper training and education are critical to their success. This new edition of Practical Ophthalmology is part of a suite of Academy textbooks for ophthalmology residents and trainees that will help them build a solid foundation of clinical and surgical knowledge. They are written and edited by leading residency program directors and are powerful tools for mastering needed skills.This updated essential text helps ophthalmology residents gain confidence while becoming a skilled practitioner. Highlights include coverage of a thorough ophthalmic examination, discussion of ophthalmic emergencies and common ocular medications. Stepwise instructions for 57 specific examination and testing techniques are available for quick access. The “Pitfalls and Pointers” sections present tips for avoiding or resolving common problems.


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EMQs in Ophthalmology, Dermatology and ENT: An Essential Revision Guide with Comprehensive Answers (MasterPass) 1st Edition

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Mar 162018

The purpose of this volume is to highlight the current evidence base, gaps in knowledge, and research needs on the associations among obesity, physical activity, weight management, and health outcomes for cancer survivors, as well as to examine the effectiveness of interventions for promoting physical activity and weight management among people living with or beyond cancer.

The book reviews the opportunities and challenges for providing weight management and physical activity interventions to cancer survivors.


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Anti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmology

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Feb 012018


The introduction of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents has revolutionized therapy for a host of ocular diseases associated with leakage from normal blood vessels and pathologic blood vessel growth.Anti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmologyis an all-inclusive reference designed to provide detailed, up-to-date, and clinically relevant information on the current use of anti-VEGF agents in the treatment of all ocular conditions.

Drs. Jay S. Duker and Michelle C. Liang have assembled a prestigious group of contributors who pool their collective expertise in this comprehensive book.Anti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmologyis split into two sections with the first providing the history of VEGF and an overview of anti-VEGF agents and different routes of drug delivery, as it is important for eye care providers to be familiar with up-to-date aspects of the medications and indications for use.

The second section details the clinical uses of anti-VEGF agents in numerous ocular diseases, from the anterior segment including cornea and glaucoma to uveitis and various retinal and choroidal diseases. Each chapter in this section summarizes the disease process and utilizes high-quality ocular imaging to demonstrate the therapeutic use of the anti-VEGF agents.

Some of the topics covered inAnti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmology:
Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Neovascular Glaucoma
Macular Edema
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Corneal Disease
Anti-VEGF Use in Ophthalmologycombines the theory and applications of anti-VEGF agents, making it not only a great learning tool for beginners but also a useful reference tool for a wide range of eye care professionals including optometrists, residents, comprehensive ophthalmologists, as well as specialists in anterior segment, pediatrics, and vitreoretinal disease.



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The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Review Manual for Ophthalmology: With Essentials of Diagnosis (3rd edition)

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Jan 302018


The updated Third Edition of this manual is a comprehensive self-assessment review of ophthalmology and a valuable study aid for any ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist-in-training. It contains over 3,000 true/false, matching, and multiple-choice questions covering the entire field of ophthalmology, including the subspecialties. Answers are provided along with brief explanations and extensive references. Several hundred new questions have been added to this new edition, with significantly updated content and revised, expanded explanations. Two new chapters cover General Medicine and International Ophthalmology. This edition also includes more than 100 full-color photographs depicting ocular pathology and ophthalmic conditions.
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Retinal Prosthesis: A Clinical Guide to Successful Implementation

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Jan 282018


Intended as a useful and practical guide primarily oriented toward ophthalmic practitioners involved in retinal prosthesis implantation and post-operative visual rehabilitation, this book focuses on the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis and its revolutionary incorporation into the practice. The reader will get an update on patient selection, expected visual outcomes, surgical implantation techniques, and post-operative visual rehabilitation. Retinal Prosthesis – A Clinical Guide to Successful Implementation is written in a clear and concise manner and includes diagrams and high quality photographs to demonstrate best practices in surgical techniques and desired outcomes. Covering topics such as history of retinal prostheses, bioengineering considerations, clinical therapies, and other therapies and future directions, this book is written for practicing ophthalmologists, residents, and medical students interested in retinal implants.




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