Manual of Ocular Diagnosis and Therapy

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Deborah Pavan-Langston
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 533 pages

Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, this manual is a highly practical guide to the diagnosis and management of eye disorders and injuries. Experts from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary present authoritative, state-of-the-art recommendations in a rapid-access outline format. Appendices include up-to-date ophthalmic drug and systemic antimicrobial formularies with dosages.

All chapters have been updated to include the latest information on new disease entities, diagnostic techniques, drugs, and treatments, including LASIK and LASEK surgery, cataract extractions, intraocular lenses, use of botulinum for blepharospasm, and medical treatment of glaucoma. Thirty new full-color images have been added.

 

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Contents

Ocular Examination Techniques and Diagnostic Tests
1
Burns and Trauma
36
Eyelids and Lacrimal System
52
Orbital Disorders
62
Cornea and External Disease
73
Kathryn Colby and Deborah PavanLangston
139
The Crystalline Lens and Cataract
152
Retina and Vitreous
177
Pediatric Ophthalmology
293
Extraocular Muscles Strabismus and Nystagmus
337
Visual Fields Optic Nerve and Pupil
368
Refractive Error Clinical Optics and Contact Lenses
398
Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
428
Ocular Toxicity of Systemic Drugs
453
Appendices
482
Index
497

Peter Reed Pavan Andrew Burrows and Deborah PavanLangston
206
Glaucoma
259

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