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Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 8th Edition

Mark W. Leitman

ISBN: 978-1-118-28658-6

Jan 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

168 pages

Description

The eighth edition of Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis provides a thorough overview of basic eye examination techniques, the use of instruments, and major ophthalmic disorders. The popular approach takes the reader through the eye exam, covering anatomy, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Now including over 500 full color photographs and illustrations, this classic guide also features up-to-date discussion of retinal and vitreoretinal disease.

Students and trainees across the healthcare professions will welcome the short, digestible treatment of this fascinating specialty, and its practical emphasis.

In sequence of eye examination

Preface viii

Introduction ix

1 Medical history 1

Medical illnesses 3

Medications 4

Family history of eye disease 6

2 Measurement of vision and refraction 7

Visual acuity 7

Optics 8

Refraction 10

Contact lenses 13

Types of contact lenses 15

Common problems 17

Refractive surgery 17

3 Neuro-ophthalmology 21

Eye movements 21

Strabismus 24

Cranial nerves II–VIII 32

Nystagmus 33

The pupil 37

Visual field testing 41

Circulatory disturbances affecting vision 44

4 External structures 48

Lymph nodes 48

Lacrimal system 48

Lids 54

Blepharoptosis (also called ptosis) 55

Lashes 57

Phakomatoses 59

Anterior and posterior blepharitis 61

5 The orbit 64

Sinusitis 65

Exophthalmos 67

Enophthalmos 68

6 Slit lamp examination and glaucoma 69

Cornea 69

Corneal epithelial disease 70

Corneal endothelial disease 74

Corneal transplantation (keratoplasty) 75

Conjunctiva 80

Sclera 85

Glaucoma 87

Uvea 99

Anti-inflammatories 107

Sarcoidosis 107

Nematodes 110

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 111

Cataracts 116

7 The retina and vitreous 123

Retinal anatomy 123

Fundus examination 125

Fluorescein angiography 126

Papilledema (choked disk) 127

Hypertensive retinopathy 131

Diabetic retinopathy (front cover) 134

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) 137

Vitreous 145

Retinal holes and detachments (RD) 148

Index 151

Appendix 1: Hyperlipidemia 155

Appendix 2: Amsler grid 157

“Written for health professionals and students, this short, well-illustrated manual, now in its 8th edition, offers a concise introduction to eye diagnosis and treatment.”  (Chironian, 1 October 2011)