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Lecture Notes Ophthalmology, 12th Edition

Bruce James, Anthony Bron, Manoj V. Parulekar

ISBN: 978-1-119-09594-1 October 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 256 Pages


Highly Commended in Internal medicine in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards

Highly illustrated, comprehensive, and accessible, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is the ideal reference and revision guide to common eye problems and their diagnosis and management. Beginning with overviews of anatomy, history taking, and examination, it then covers a range of core ophthalmic conditions, including a new chapter on paediatric ophthalmology. The content has been thoroughly updated and includes:

  • Over 200 diagrams and photographs
  • A  range of core clinical cases in chapter 20 demonstrating the clinical context of key conditions
  • Learning objectives and summary of key points in each chapter

Ophthalmology Lecture Notes is perfect for developing knowledge for clinical practice or revision in the run-up to examinations, and uses a systematic approach to provide medical students and junior doctors with all the tools they need to manage clinical situations. It is also useful for optometrists in training, helping them develop a sound understanding of clinical ophthalmology.  

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Preface to twelfth edition, vii

Preface to first edition, ix

Acknowledgements, xi

Abbreviations, xiii

About the companion website, xv

1 Anatomy, 1

2 History, symptoms and examination, 19

3 Clinical optics, 44

4 The orbit, 50

5 The eyelids, 56

6 The lacrimal system, 63

7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera, 69

8 The lens and cataract, 84

9 Uveitis, 92

10 Glaucoma, 102

11 Retina and choroid, 116

12 Retinal vascular disease, 133

13 The pupil and its responses, 145

14 Disorders of the visual pathway, 150

15 Eye movements and their disorders, 161

16 Trauma, 175

17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developing world, 184

18 Eye diseases in children, 195

19 Services for the visually handicapped, 205

20 Clinical cases, 208

Useful references, 217

Appendix 1: Conversion table for representation of visual acuity, 219

Appendix 2: Drugs available for ophthalmic use, 220

Index, 223