Key Features

  • Content builds from the basics, detailing easier procedures and concepts before moving on to more complex clinical ocular investigative techniques.
  • An evidence-based approach frequently cites expert sources.
  • Original articles from the Optician series have been extensively edited to form an easy-to-follow, cohesive book on investigative techniques.
  • Key point and summary tables highlight important points for quick reference.
  • Practical advice is offered on procedures and interpretation of results, with tips on potential pitfalls.

Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Examination and Assessment
1. Assessment of Vision
2. The Slit Lamp and Its Uses
3. Examination of the Posterior Segment
4. Examination of the Visual Fields
5. Examination of Intraocular Pressure
6. Examination of Colour Vision

Part II. Advanced Examination and Assessment
7. Advanced Examination of Vision
8. Gonioscopy
9. Posterior Segment Imaging
10. Examination of Ocular Blood Flow
11. Colorimetry
12. Advance Visual Field Assessment

Part III. Visual Field Assessment
13. Interpretation of Field Assessment Data
14. Field Loss in Glaucoma
15. Field Loss in Neurological Disease
16. Artifacts of Field Assessments. Use of the Amsler Grid

Questions and Answers

Index

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Print ISBN:
9780750654043
Electronic ISBN:
9780702038440

About the authors

Sandip Doshi

Affiliations and Expertise

Optometrist in private practice, Hove, East Sussex, UK; Examiner, College of Optometrists, London, UK; Formerly Clinical Editor, Optician journal

William Harvey

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Clinician and Boots Opticians' Tutor Practitioner, Fight for Sight Optometry Clinic, City University, London, UK; Clinical Editor, Optician, Reed Business Information, Sutton, UK; Examiner, College of Optometrists, London, UK