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Title:
Vaughan & Asbury's general ophthalmology
Author:
Riordan-Eva, Paul.
Edition:
Sixteenth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Lange Medical Books/McGraw Hill Medical Pub. Division, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
At head of title: A Lange medical book.

Rev. ed. of: General ophthalmology. 15th ed. c1999.
Language:
English
Contents:
Differential diagnosis of common causes of inflamed eye -- Authors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Anatomy & embryology of the eye -- 2. Ophthalmologic examination -- 3. Ophthalmic therapeutics -- 4. Lids, lacrimal apparatus & tears -- 5. Conjunctiva -- 6. Cornea -- 7. Uveal tract & sclera -- 8. Lens -- 9. Vitreous -- 10. Retina -- 11. Glaucoma - 12. Strabismus -- 13. Orbit -- 14. Neuro-ophthalmology -- 15. Ocular disorders associated with systemic diseases -- 16. Immunologic diseases of the eye -- 17. Special subjects of pediatric interest -- 18. Genetic aspects of ocular disorders -- 19. Ocular & orbital trauma -- 20. Optics & refraction -- 21. Preventive ophthalmology -- 22. Low vision -- 23. Blindness - 24. Lasers in ophthalmology -- App. I Visual standards -- App. II Practical factors in illumination -- App. III Resources for special services for the blind & visually impaired -- Glossary of terms relating to the eye -- Index -- Abbreviations & symbols used in ophthalmology.
Added Uniform Title:
General ophthalmology.
ISBN:
9780071378314

9780071213042
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This textbook of ophthalmology is suitable as a practical introduction for students and as a clinically focused quick reference or refresher for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and primary care clinicians. It covers the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye.


Author Notes

Paul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphth: King's College Hospital, London, UK; National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
John P. Whitcher, MD, MPH: University of California, San Francisco


Table of Contents

Paul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphthDavid F. Chang, MDAllan J. Flach, PharmD, MD and Frederick W. Fraunfelder, MDJohn H. Sullivan, MD and Debra J. Shetlar, MD and John P. Whitcher, MD, MPHFrancisco J. Garcia-Ferrer, MD and Ivan R. Schwab, MD and Debra J. Shetlar, MDRoderick Biswell, MDEmmett T. Cunningham, Jr., MD, PhD, MPH and Debra J. Shetlar, MDRichard A. Harper, MD and John P. Shock, MDSteve Charles, MD and William O. Edward, MDRobert A. Hardy, MD and Debra J. Shetlar, MDPaul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphthDouglas R. Fredrick, MD and Taylor Asbury, MDJohn H. Sullivan, MDPaul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphth and William F. Hoyt, MDThomas R.G. Poole, BSc, FRCOphth and Elizabeth M. Graham, FRCP, FRCOphthRobert J. Campbell, MD, MSc and William G. Hodge, MD, MPH, PhD, FRCSCDouglas R. Fredrick, MDJames Augsburger, MD and Taylor Asbury, MDJames Augsburger, MD and Taylor Asbury, MDPaul Riordan-Eva, FRCS, FRCOphthJohn P. Whitcher, MD, MPHEleanor E. Faye, MD, FACSJohn P. Whitcher, MD, MPHN.H. Victor Chong, MPhil, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth, FHKAMEleanor E. Faye, MD, FACSEleanor E. Faye, MD, FACSEleanor E. Faye, MD, FACS
Differential Diagnosis of Common Causes of Inflamed Eye
Authorsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
1. Anatomy & Embryology of the Eyep. 1
2. Ophthalmologic Examinationp. 29
3. Ophthalmic Therapeuticsp. 62
4. Lids, Lacrimal Apparatus, & Tearsp. 80
5. Conjunctivap. 100
6. Corneap. 129
7. Uveal Tract & Sclerap. 154
8. Lensp. 173
9. Vitreousp. 182
10. Retinap. 189
11. Glaucomap. 212
12. Strabismusp. 230
13. Orbitp. 250
14. Neuro-ophthalmologyp. 261
15. Ocular Disorders Associated with Systemic Diseasesp. 307
16. Immunologic Diseases of the Eyep. 343
17. Special Subjects of Pediatric Interestp. 353
18. Genetic Aspects of Ocular Disordersp. 363
19. Ocular & Orbital Traumap. 371
20. Optics & Refractionp. 380
21. Preventive Ophthalmologyp. 397
22. Low Visionp. 405
23. Blindnessp. 413
24. Lasers in Ophthalmologyp. 419
Appendix I Visual Standardsp. 429
Appendix II Practical Factors in Illuminationp. 432
Appendix III Resources for Special Services for the Blind & Visually Impairedp. 434
Glossary of Terms Relating to the Eyep. 436
Indexp. 441
Abbreviations & Symbols Used in Ophthalmology