Handbook of Neuro-Ophthalmology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750674171

Handbook of Neuro-Ophthalmology

2nd Edition

Diagnosis & Treatment

Authors: Robert Tomsak Mark Levine
Paperback ISBN: 9780750674171
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 24th September 2003
Page Count: 192

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The revised and updated 2nd Edition of this popular handbook offers practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and therapeutic management of the 22 most common neuro-ophthalmic disorders. Pocket-sized for portability, it's organized to make essential information easy to find. Each chapter follows the same consistent format—overview and etiology, physical examination, differential diagnosis, investigation and treatment. Photographs, figures, and tables summarize data for quick reference, and case reports throughout illustrate approaches to treatment. Five brand-new chapters on orbital disease reflect the growing prevalence of this disorder in practice.

Key Features

  • Provides portable, quick access to information on diagnosis and treatment.
  • Includes case reports, illustrating specific treatment approaches.
  • Presents abundant photographs, figures and tables, summarizing data for quick reference.
  • Follows a consistent format from chapter to chapter outlining etiology · physical examination · differential diagnosis · investigation · and treatment.

Table of Contents

I. Neuro-Ophthalmology
1. Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
2. Botulinum Toxin, Diplopia
3. Diplopia
4. Headaches
5. Low Tension (Normal-Tension)Glaucoma
6. Nutritional Deficiency Amblyopia
7. Nystagmus/Oscillopsia
8. Ocular Myasthenia
9. Optic Glioma
10. Optic Nerve Sheath, Meningiomas
11. Optic Neuritis
12. Idiopathic Intracranial Hyperension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)
13. Retinal Artery Occlusion
14. Temporal Arteritis
15. Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy
16. Transient Monocular Blindness
17. Traumatic Optic Neuropathy

II. Orbital Disease
18. Orbital Disease: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
19. Orbital Fractures
20. Ptosis
21. Malignant Eyelid Tumors
22. Lacrimal Gland Tumors


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About the Author

Robert Tomsak

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Mark Levine

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Private Practice, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and General Ophthalmology, South Euclid Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology