Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care

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American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 386 pages
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Formatted for practical problem solving, the new 3rd edition of this clinical resource manual covers the full spectrum of eye disorders, eye examinations, vision screening, strabismus, dyslexia, ocular trauma, genetic syndromes, and all the diverse pediatric-specific eye disorders you are likely to encounter. “This book is a useful and well presented source of pediatric ophthalmology. The excellent photos are clear and crisp.” Stephen Mikell, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Doody’s Review, 2008.

Clear, concise explanations and recommendations are complemented by numerous figures and photographs demonstrating eye pathology. Includes more than 200 color images; ready access to expert guidance through all the steps in effective diagnosis and intervention, including laboratory workup, etiology, differential diagnosis, preferred treatment approach, clinical course, prognosis, and indications for referral; expanded chapter on amblyopia and strabismus; new information on the importance of maintaining physiologic hypoxia; and down syndrome.

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Contents

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology
1
Amblyopia and Strabismus
21
Ocular Examination and Vision Screening
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