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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus is your one-stop source for comprehensive coverage of all the pediatric ophthalmic conditions you are likely to encounter in practice. Extensively updated with expert contributions from leaders in the field and now featuring online instructional videos, this ophthalmology reference delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging eye diseases and disorders seen in children.

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Pediatricians

Hardbound, 1168 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4691-9


  • Section 1: Epidemiology, Growth and Development
    1. Epidemiology and World-wide Impact of Visual Impairment in Children
    2. Clinical Embryology and Development  of the Eye
    3. Clinical Developmental Biology of the Eye
    4. Clinical aspects of Normal and Abnormal Visual Development  + DVM
    5. Pre- and Post-natal growth of the eye and  the visual system, emmetropization, refraction and refractive errors: current and developing treatments.
    6. Milestones and  Normative Data

    Section 2: Core Practice
    7. History, Examination and Further Investigation
    8. Visual Electrophysiology: how it can help you and your patient
    9. Imaging the fundus
    10. Ophthalmic Genetics in your practice

    Section 3: Infections, Allergic and External Eye Disorders
    11. Toxoplasmosis and other intrauterine infections
    12. Conjunctivitis of the Newborn
    13. Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis
    14. Endophthalmitis.
    15. External Eye Disease and the Oculocutaneous Disorders
    16. Ocular Manifestations of HIV/AIDS in Children

    Section 4: Systematic Paediatric  Ophthalmology
    Part 1: Disorders of the Eye as a Whole
    17. Disorders of the Eye as a Whole
    Part 2: Lids, Brows and oculoplastics
    18. Developmental Anomalies of the Lids
    19. Ptosis, other lid problems, eyelashes and sockets-  practical management
    20. Lid and Orbital Capillary Hemangiomas and other  Vascular Disease
    Part 3: Orbit and Lacrimal
    21. Lacrimal System
    22. Orbital Disease in Children
    23. Neurogenic Tumours
    24. Rhabdomyosarcoma
    25. Other Mesenchymal Abnormalities
    26. Metastatic, Secondary & Lacrimal Gland Tumours
    27. Histiocytic, Haematopoietic and Lymphoproliferative  Disorders
    28. Craniofacial Abnormalities
    29. Cystic Lesions and Ectopias
    30. Inflammatory Disorders
    Part 4: External Disease and Anterior segment
    31. Conjunctiva and Subconjunctival Tissue
    32. Developmental Abnormalities of the Anterior Segment and Aniridia
    33. Corneal Abnormalities in Childhood
    34. Corneal Dystrophies
    35. Lens
    36. Congenital and Other Cataracts
    37. Childhood Glaucoma
    Part 5: The Uvea
    38. Uveal Disorders
    39. Uveitis
    40. Albinism
    Part 6: Retinal  & Vitreous Disorders
    41. Vitreous
    42. Retinoblastoma
    43. Prematurity and the Eye
    44. Inherited Retinal Disorders
    45. Pediatric Retinal Degeneration in Systemic Inherited Diseases
    46. Inherited Macular Dystrophies
    47. Congenital & Vascular Retinal Abnormalities
    48. Flecked Retina Syndromes
    49. Acquired and other retinal disorders (inc JX-LRS)
    50. Retinal Detachment in Childhood
    Part 7: Neural Visual Systems
    51. Optic Nerve: Congenital Abnormalities
    52. Hereditary Optic Neuropathies
    53. Other Optic Neuropathies
    54. Chiasmal Defects
    55. Raised Intracranial Pressure
    56. The Brain and Cerebral Visual Impairment
    57. Perceptual aspects of Cerebral Visual Impairment and their Management

    Section 5: Selected Topics in Pediatic Ophthalmology
    58. Ethics, morality and consent in Pediatric Ophthalmology
    59. How to help the visually disabled child and family
    60. Visual Conversion Disorder: Fabricated or Exaggerated Symptoms in Children
    61. Vision, Reading and Dyslexia
    62. Neurometabolic Disease and the Eye
    63. Pupil Abnormalities and Reactions
    64. Leukaemia
    65. Phakomatoses
    66. Accidental Trauma
    67. Child maltreatment, Abusive head Trauma and the Eye
    68. Refractive Surgery in Children

    Section 6: Amblyopia, Strabismus and Eye Movements
    Part 1: The Fundamentals of Strabismus and Amblyopia
    69. A vision of the present and future of strabismus
    70. Amblyopia:  the basics, the questions, screening and  practical management
    71. The physiological anatomy of eye muscles  and  the surgical anatomy of strabismus
    72. Strabismus: the clinical approach
    73. Why do humans develop strabismus?
    Part 2: Esotropias
    74. Infantile Esotropias
    75. Accommodative Esotropias
    76. Special Esotropias (microtropia, myopia, acute comitant, sensory deprivation)
    Part 3: Exotropias
    77. Intermittent Exotropia
    78. Special Forms of Comitant Exotropia
    Part 4: Vertical , “Pattern” Strabismus and Abnormal Head Postures
    79. Vertical Strabismus
    80. “A”, “V” and other strabismus patterns
    81. Abnormal Head Postures: causes and management
    Part 5: “Neurological” Strabismus
    82. Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders
    83. Cranial Nerve and eye muscle palsies
    Part 6: Strabismus Treatment
    84. Strabismus: non-surgical treatment
    85. Strabismus Surgery
    86. Strabismus Surgery Complications and How to Avoid Them
    87. Unconventional and  future treatments
    Part 7: Nystagmus and Eye Movements
    88. Latent  Nystagmus and DVD
    89. Nystagmus in childhood
    90. Supranuclear Eye Movement Disorders, Acquired and Neurological Nystagmus

    Section 7: Common Practical Problems in a Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Practice
    91. "I think my baby can’t see!"
    92. "My baby’s got a red eye, doctor!"
    93. The infant with a sticky eye
    94. "Doctor, baby’s eye looks strange"
    95. "My baby’s got a lump in the lid"
    96. "My child keeps blinking and closing his eye"
    97. "My baby keeps closing one eye"
    98. "Baby’s eyes are dry and sore"
    99. "My child seems to hate the bright light"
    100. "My child’s eyes keep watering"
    101. Proptosis at different ages
    102. "My child seems to have a pain in the eye"
    103. "My child’s teacher says she can’t see properly!"
    104. "My child could see perfectly but now the vision is weak"
    105. The Deaf-Blind Child
    106. Optic Atrophy in Infancy and childhood
    107. The Swollen Optic Disc
    108. Headache in children
    109. "My little girl tells me  she sees strange things"
    110. "My little boy isn’t doing as well as he should at school"
    111. "My child’s pupils look odd!"
    112. Unequal Pupils
    113. Wobbly Eyes In Infancy
    114. Abnormal Head Postures
    115. Vital Communications: The Parents
    116. Vital Communications: The Child
    117. "My child just WILL NOT let me put the eyedrops in!"
    118. Hand Defects and the Eye
    119. Contact Lenses for small children
    120. "I just cannot keep the patch on!!"
    121. Helping visually impaired children to sleep
    122. How should an ophthalmologist tell if a child’s development is normal?
    123. "What is a sensible screening programme for children?"
    124. My daughter can’t be doing this to herself!! Self-inflicted Injuries


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