Clinical Ophthalmology: Contemporary Perspectives

Many new developments have taken place in ophthalmology since the publication of the last edition. It therefore became mandatory to revise and update the present edition. To accomplish this many new chapters have been added and the existing ones revised.

 

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Book information

  • Published: May 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-81-312-3165-4


Table of Contents

SECTION I: OCULAR REFRACTION

1. Corneal Topography and Wavefront Sensing

2. Overview of Refractive Procedures

3. Surgical Correction of Hypermetropia and Presbyopia

4. Contact Lenses

5. Low Visual Aids

SECTION II: OCULAR THERAPEUTICS

6. Newer Drugs in Glaucoma

7. Drugs Used for the Management of Ocular Viral Infections

8. Antifungal Drugs for Ophthalmic Use

9. Fluoroquinolones and Other Antibiotics

10. Immunosuppressive Agents in Ophthalmology

11. Intravitreal VEGF Inhibitors and Corticosteroids

SECTION III: CORNEA AND OCULAR SURFACE DISORDERS

12. Stem Cells in Ophthalmology

13. Microbial Keratitis: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

14. Ocular Surface Disorders: Classification, Diagnosis and Management

15. Eye Banking and Corneal Preservation

16. Recent Advances in Lamellar Keratoplasty

 

SECTION IV: PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY

17. Retinopathy of Prematurity

18. Amblyopia

19. Intermittent Exotropia (Divergent Squint)

20. Esodeviations

21. Vertical Squint

22. Nystagmus

23. Principles of Molecular Genetics

 

SECTION V: LENS AND GLAUCOMA

24. Recent Advances in Cataract Surgery

25. Aqueous Drainage Devices

26. Pharmacologic Modulation of Glaucoma Filtering Surgery

27. Uveoscleral Outflow

28. Laser Therapy in Glaucoma

29. Automated Perimetry in Glaucoma

 

SECTION VI: UVEA, VITREOUS, RETINA, OPTIC NERVE AND PATHWAYS

30. Basic Concepts in Immunology and Immunological Disorders of the Uvea

31. Investigations in Uveitis

32. Recent Trends in the Management of Ocular Inflammation

33. Ocular Manifestations of AIDS

34. Endophthalmitis

35. Vitreoretinal Surgery: Instrumentation

36. Modern Ophthalmic Operation Theatre

37. Pars Plana Surgery of the Posterior Segment

38. Silicone Oil and Intraocular Gases in the Management of Retinal Detachment

39. Liquid Perfluorocarbons in Vitreous Surgery

40. Age-Related Macular Degeneration

41. Lasers in Posterior Segment Diseases

42. Newer Ophthalmic Laser Systems

43. Diode Laser-Instrumentation and Clinical Applications

44. Clinical Spectrum of Retinitis Pigmentosa and Its Variants

45. Intraocular Tumours

46. Sellar and Suprasellar Lesions

 

SECTION VII: OCULAR TRAUMA, ORBIT ORBIT AND OCULOPLASTY

47. Anterior Segment Trauma: Current Status

48. Management of Posterior Segment Trauma: Current Status

49. Evaluation of a Patient with Orbital Disease

50. Basic Principles of Oculoplastic Surgery

51. Advances in Lacrimal Surgery

52. Recent Advances in Oculoplastic Surgery

 

SECTION VIII: OCULAR DIAGNOSIS

53. Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostic Techniques

54. Fundus Fluorescein Angiography of Retinochoroidal Disorders

55. Determination of Intraocular Lens Implant Power

56. Ultrasonography in Ophthalmology

57. Ocular Coherence Tomography

58. Evaluation of Macular Function in Opaque Media

59. Retinal Laser Scanning and Digital Imaging

60. Imaging of the Orbit

 

SECTION IX: COMMUNITY OPHTHALMOLOGY

61. VISION 2020: The Global Perspective

62. Strategic Plan for VISION 2020: The Right to Sight Initiative in India

63. World Bank Assisted Cataract Blindness Control Project in India: A Brief Outline

64. Policy Norms and Technical Standards Adopted Under World Bank Assisted Cataract Blindness Control Project

65. Planning and Conducting Surveys

66. Managing Eye Care Services