Essentials of Ophthalmology

1st Edition


  • Neil Friedman
  • Peter Kaiser
    • Print ISBN 9781416029076

    Key Features

    • High quality, accurate photos for a clear portrayal of detailed ophthalmic structures.
    • Balanced, introductory text that is not too detailed like a specialist text, but not too superficial like prevailing student books.
    • Organized according to the ocular structures and components of the eye exam, not by disease.
    • Presents key information, such as hints on diagnosis, management and treatment, in easy-to-read format.
    • Lists key diagnosis possibilities for the most common presentations for easy reference.
    • Multiple choice questions for exam review and self assessment.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Ocular Anatomy, Physiology, and Embryology

    Chapter 2: Basic Optics

    Chapter 3: Ocular Pharmacology

    Chapter 4: The Eye Exam

    Chapter 5: Neuro-ophthalmology

    Chapter 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

    Chapter 7: Orbit

    Chapter 8: Lids and Adnexa

    Chapter 9: Conjunctiva

    Chapter 10: Sclera

    Chapter 11: Cornea

    Chapter 12: Anterior Chamber

    Chapter 13: Glaucoma

    Chapter 14: Iris

    Chapter 15: Lens

    Chapter 16: Vitreous

    Chapter 17: Retina

    Appendix: Differential Diagnosis of Common Ocular Symptoms


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    About the authors

    Neil Friedman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Private Practice, Mid-Peninsula Ophthalmology Medical Group, Palo Alto, CA

    Peter Kaiser

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Digital OCT Reading Center, Staff, Vitreoretinal Section, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH