Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721649313

Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

1st Edition

Editors: Latif Hamed
Authors: Barbara Cassin
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721649313
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th May 1995
Page Count: 473

Description

This textbook discusses ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics in detail, and includes full coverage of technical skills and pathology. The skills are explained in an easy-to-follow procedure format, with many illustrations. It includes numerous examples to better convey concepts, as well as an appendix and practice problems to demonstrate ophthalmic calculations.

Table of Contents

Section I. Basic Ophthalmic Sciences: Eyeball Anatomy and Physiology. Anatomy of the Skull and Orbit. Blood Supply. Pharmacology. Photochemistry of Vision. Section II. Neuroanatomy: Nervous System. Sensory Visual Pathway. Central Nervous System. Supranuclear Mechanisms. Peripheral Nervous System. Autonomic Nervous System. Section III. Optics: Physical Optics. Geometric Optics. Physiological Optics. Section IV. Ophthalmic Technical Skills: Basic Skills: History Taking. Visual Assessment. Clinical Visual Psychophysics. Biomicroscopy. Tonometry. Refractometry. Lensometry. Keratometry. Interpupillary Distance. Exophthalmometry. Biometry. Introduction to Perimetry. Manual Perimetry. Automated Perimetry. Ocular Motility: Binocular Function. Ocular Motility: Strabismus Evaluation. Ocular Motility: Incomitant Deviations. Contact Lenses. Ophthalmic Photography. Surgical Assisting. Examination Strategy. Section V. Abnormalities of the Eyes: Eye Disorders. Eye Diseases. Appendices. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
473
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9780721649313

About the Editor

Latif Hamed

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service, Medical Director, Orthoptic Training Program, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

About the Author

Barbara Cassin

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Program Director, Ophthalmic Technology Training Program, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL