Eye Essentials: Cataract book cover

Eye Essentials: Cataract

Assessment, Classification and Management

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Eye Essentials is a major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higher professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics. Highly designed with synoptic text, handy tables, key bullet points, summaries, icons and stunning full colour illustrations, the books have rapidly established themselves as the essential eye clinic pocket books.

Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians


Published: November 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-08-044977-7


  • Changes in the crystalline lens with age. Classification of cataracts. Assessment of patients with cataract. Biometry. Types of IOLs. Suitability and counselling. Surgical techniques. Post-operative care. Post-operative complications. The changing scope of patient care and future advances in treatment.


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