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Ophthalmic Clinical Procedures

A Multimedia Guide

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique guide that combines in a single package an exceptionally clear, step-by-step text, illuminating line drawings and a DVD containing animated Powerpoint slides and over 40 video clips with voiceover to give you the quickest, easiest and most practical instruction yet in all the fundamental ophthalmic procedures. You will find Ophthalmic Clinical Procedures: A Multimedia Guide a truly indispensable tool in getting to grips with techniques, which are all too often taught by description only.

Undergraduate optometrists; PQE optometrists; student dispensing opticians

Paperback, 220 Pages

Published: December 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-08-044978-4


  • Section 1 Pre-refraction

    Chapter 1.0 History and symptoms
    Chapter 1.1 Focimetry
    Chapter 1.2 Measurement of visual acuity
    Chapter 1.3 Tests for binocular fixation
    Chapter 1.4 Cover test
    Chapter 1.5 Oculo-motility testing
    Chapter 1.6 Interpupillary distance measurement

    Section 2 Refraction

    Chapter 2.0 Static retinoscopy (objective refraction)
    Chapter 2.1 Subjective refraction
    Chapter 2.2 Binocular balancing and binocular add
    Chapter 2.3 Determination of the near add
    Chapter 2.4 Near fixation retinoscopy (Mohindra technique)
    Chapter 2.5 Cycloplegic refraction

    Section 3 Post-refraction

    Chapter 3.0 Subjective measurements of heterophoria
    Chapter 3.1 Accommodative amplitude
    Chapter 3.2 Stereopsis and suppression
    Chapter 3.3 Determining the aligning sphere and prism using the Mallett Unit
    Chapter 3.4 Near point of convergence, jump convergence and fusional reserves
    Chapter 3.5 Prescribing tips and counselling

    Section 4 Ophthalmoscopy

    Chapter 4. 0 Direct ophthalmoscopy: anterior segment examination
    Chapter 4.1 Direct ophthalmoscopy: posterior segment
    Chapter 4.2 Modified monocular indirect ophthalmoscopy
    Chapter 4.3 Head mounted binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy
    Chapter 4.4 Slit lamp indirect ophthalmoscopy
    Chapter 4.5 Slit lamp direct ophthalmoscopy

    Section 5 Slit Lamp

    Chapter 5.0 Introduction
    Chapter 5.1 Examination of the external and anterior structures
    Chapter 5.2 Examination of the cornea
    Chapter 5.3 Staining agents
    Chapter 5.4 Tear evaluation
    Chapter 5.5 Examination of the anterior chamber
    Chapter 5.6 Examination of the crystalline lens
    Chapter 5.7 Examination of the iris
    Chapter 5.8 Examination of the vitreous

    Section 6 Tonometry

    Chapter 6.0 American Optical Non-contact Tonometer
    Chapter 6.1 Pulsair non-contact tonometer
    Chapter 6.2 Goldmann applanation tonometry
    Chapter 6.3 Perkins Tonometer

    Section 7 Visual Field Analysis

    Chapter 7.0 Visual field analysis - instrument and patient set up
    Chapter 7.1 Gross perimetry-confrontation and peripheral fields
    Chapter 7.2 Bjerrum screen
    Chapter 7.3 Goldmann perimetry
    Chapter 7.4 Humphrey visual field analyser
    Chapter 7.5 Henson Pro visual field analyser

    Section 8 Advances Investigation

    Chapter 8.0 Assessment of pupil function
    Chapter 8.1 Amsler Grid
    Chapter 8.2 Red Dot Test
    Chapter 8.3 Colour vision testing
    Chapter 8.4 Pelli-Robson Contrast Test
    Chapter 8.5 Gonioscopy

    Section 9 Specialised BV

    Chapter 9.0 Measures of accommodation
    Chapter 9.1 Vergence facility
    Chapter 9.2 Determination of the AC/A ratio
    Chapter 9.3 Detection of ARC using the Mallett Unit
    Chapter 9.4 Detection of ARC using Bagolini Lenses
    Chapter 9.5 Eccentric fixation

    Section 10 Contact Lenses

    Ch 10.0 Keratometry
    Chapter 10.1 Non-invasive tear assessment
    Chapter 10.2 Soft lens insertion and removal
    Chapter 10.3 Soft lens fit assessment
    Chapter 10.4 Gas permeable lens insertion, removal and recentration
    Chapter 10.5 Gas permeable lens fit assessment
    Chapter 10.6 Lid eversion



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