Key Features

  • Features contributions from 20 world-renowned authorities.
  • Discusses examination, investigation, and diagnosis for each ophthalmic syndrome, as well as relevant embryology, histology, pathology, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease.
  • Offers an organization both by chapter and by ophthalmic subspecialty, making information easy to find.

Table of Contents

1. Methods of Ocular Examination

2. The Eyelids

3. The Conjunctiva: Diseases and Tumours

4. Infections of the Outer Eye

5. Allergic Eye Diseases, Episcleritis and Scleritis

6. The Cornea

7. Primary Glaucoma

8. Secondary Glaucoma

9. The Uveal Tract

10. Intraocular Inflammation

11. The Lens

12. Vitreous and Vitreo-Retinal Disorders

13. The Normal Retina

14. The Retina: Vascular Diseases I

15. The Retina: Vascular Diseases II

16. The Retina: Macular Diseases and Retinal Dystrophies

17. The Optic Disc

18. Strabismus

19. Neuro-Ophthalmology

20. The Orbit and Lacrimal System


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About the authors

David Spalton

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Ophthalmologist, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

Roger Hitchings

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Glaucoma and Allied Studies, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma Unit, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Paul Hunter

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Kings College Hospital, London, UK