Key Features

  • In depth sections on clinical examination skills essential for clinical practice and professional examinations
  • A purely practical ophthalmology guide
  • The use of images where these are appropriate, rather than for all conditions or none
  • A book written by a staff in their area of subspecialty interest, rather than a few authors attempting to cover a wide range of subjects
  • Tutorials style information on the commonly performed investigations and procedures
  • Specific notes for primary care staff, in particular opticians

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements

CHAPTER 1: OCULOPLASTICS
Eyelid anatomy * History * Examination * Ectropion * Floppy eyelid syndrome * Lower lid entropion * Upper lid entropion * Trichiasis * Distichiasis * Facial nerve palsy * Ptosis * Chalazion * Necrotizing fasciitis * Benign lid lesions * Neoplastic lid lesions * Congenital eyelid diseaes * Eyelid trauma * Optometry and general practice guidelines

CHAPTER 2: LACRIMAL
The watering eye * Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction * Canaliculitis * Acute dacryocystitis (lacrimal sac abscess) * Optometry and general practice guidelines

CHAPTER 3: ORBITAL
Anatomy * History and Examination * Investigations * Congenital disorders * Thyroid eye disease * Cellulitis * Idiopathic orbital inflammatory disease * Dacryoadenitis * Orbital myositis * Superior orbital fissure syndrome (Tolosa-Hunt syndrome) * Orbital vascular lesions * Orbital lymphoproliferative disorders * Lacrimal gland tumours * Rhabdomyosarcoma and other mesenchymal tumours * Orbital trauma * Eye socket disorders * Procedures

CHAPTER 4: EXTERNAL EYE DISEASE
History and examination * Anterior blepharitis * Posterior blepharitis * Ocular rosacea * Bacterial conjunctivitis * Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis * Chlamydial conjunctivitis * Allergic conjunctivitis * Stevens-Johnson syndrome (Erythema Multiforme) * Ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid * Subconjunctival haemorrage * Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis * Pingueculum * Oncocytoma (oxyphilic adenoma) * Kawasaki disease * Oculoglandular syndrome * Chemical injury * Optometry and general practice guidelines

CHAPTER 5: CORNEA
Anatomy * History and examination * Investigations * Corneal abrasions and foreign bodies * Recurrent corneal erosion * Persistent epithelial defects * Dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) * Keratoconus * Contact lenses * Peripher

Details

No. of pages:
760
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9781416025726
Electronic ISBN:
9781416064077

About the author

Timothy Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK