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Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4443-1263-8
136 pages
April 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Health professionals and students need look no further than the seventh edition of Leitman's Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis for a concise introduction to eye diagnosis and treatment.

Designed to be read cover-to-cover, this short, well illustrated text summarizes key points needed for understanding basic examination techniques, use of instruments and major ophthalmic disorders. It provides a strong foundation of knowledge on which to grow and enjoy this ever-changing speciality.

Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis is the only complete overview of eyecare available in such an easy-to-read format, and features:

  • Over 360 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs
  • Coverage of the fundamentals with practical, clinical points
  • Updated information on refractive surgery, glaucoma surgery and neuro-ophthalmology
  • Latest information on tests such as OCT and optic nerve fiber scanning.
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In sequence of eye examination:.

Preface.

Medical History.

Medical illnesses.

Medications.

Family history of eye disease.

Measurement of Vision and Refraction.

Visual acuity.

Optics.

Refraction.

Contact lenses.

Refractive surgery.

Neuro-ophthalmology.

Eye movements.

Strabismus.

The pupil.

Visual field testing.

Nystagmus.

Circulatory disturbances affecting vision.

External Structures.

Lymph nodes.

Lacrimal system.

Lids.

Lashes.

The Orbit.

Exophthalmos.

Enophthalmos.

Slit Lamp Examination and Glaucoma.

Cornea.

Conjunctiva.

Sclera.

Glaucoma.

Uvea.

Vitreous.

Cataracts.

The Retina.

Retinal anatomy.

Fundus examination.

Fluorescein angiography.

Papilledema (choked disk).

White retinal lesions.

Diseases of retinal vessels.

Diabetic retinopathy.

Macular degeneration.

Common retinal diseases.

Index

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Mark Leitman, MD, has been in the private practice of ophthalmology for 31 years specializing in cataract and glaucoma surgery. He is an attending physician at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ and Robert Wood Johnson Surgicenter in East Brunswick, NJ. His special interest is in researching changes in circadian intraocular pressure.
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● A concise introduction to eye diagnosis and treatment
● Over 360 full colour illustrations and clinical photographs
● Coverage of the fundamentals with practical, clinical points
● Updated information on refractive surgery, glaucoma surgery and neuro-ophthalmology
● Latest information on tests such as OCT and optic nerve fiber scanning
See More
“Having used a comparable book…I would judge this a superior book because it provides more in-depth anatomy, photos, and explanations.”
Doody’s Review Service
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