A Synopsis of Ophthalmology

A Synopsis of Ophthalmology

5th Edition - January 1, 1975

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  • Authors: J. L. C. Martin-Doyle, Martin H. Kemp
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483281391

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A Synopsis of Ophthalmology, Fifth Edition focuses on the advancements and processes in ophthalmology, including the use of microscopes and electronic gadgets on ophthalmic operations and the personal and social aspects of blindness. The book first offers information on the routine examination of an ophthalmic patient and the diseases of the conjunctiva and the cornea. Discussions focus on wounds and burns of the cornea, infiltrations, tumors of the conjunctiva, conjunctival sarcoid, syphilis of the conjunctiva, acute conjunctivitis, and anatomy and physiology of the normal conjunctiva. The book also ponders on the diseases of the uveal tract and the retina. The publication takes a look at the diseases of the sclera, optic nerve, and lens. Topics include cataract, congenital abnormalities of the lens, optic atrophy, injuries of the optic nerve, episcleritis, scleral staphyloma, and blue sclerotics. The text also elaborates on the diseases of the orbit, eyelids, glaucoma, and intraocular neoplasms. The manuscript is a dependable reference for readers interested in ophthalmology.

Table of Contents

  • Preface to the Fifth Edition Page

    Preface to the First Edition

    I The Routine Examination of an Ophthalmic Patient

    II Diseases of the Conjunctiva

    III Diseases of the Cornea

    IV Drugs Affecting Intra-Ocular Muscles

    V Diseases of the Uveal Tract

    VI Diseases of the Retina

    VII Diseases of the Sclera

    VIII Diseases of the Optic Nerve

    IX Diseases of the Vitreous

    X Diseases of the Lens

    XI Glaucoma

    XII Diseases of the Orbit

    XIII Diseases of the Eyelids

    XIV Diseases of the Lacrimal Apparatus

    XV Intra-Ocular Neoplasms

    XVI Optical Anomalies of the Eye

    XVII Anomalies of Ocular Movements

    XVIII Subjective Visual Disturbances

    XIX Ocular Signs of General Disease

    XX Ocular Side-Effects of Systemic Medication

    XXI Contact Lenses

    XXII The Eyes in Malnutrition

    XXIII Ophthalmic Operations

    XXIV Sympathetic Ophthalmia

    XXV Chemotherapy and Antibiotics in Eye Diseases

    XXVI Corticosteroids in Ophthalmology

    XXVII Allergy in Ophthalmology

    XXVIII Slit-Lamp Microscopy

    XXIX Recent Advances in Ophthalmic Practice

    XXX The Social Aspects of Blindness and Partial Sight


Product details

  • No. of pages: 294
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1975
  • Published: January 1, 1975
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483281391

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J. L. C. Martin-Doyle

Martin H. Kemp

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