Key Features

  • Presents the practice-proven experience of internationally recognized experts who provide global perspectives on the subject.
  • Features superb color images
  • Includes discussions of the neuro-ophthalmic examination, guiding you through the differential diagnosis and key features of a variety of neuro-ophthalmic problems.
  • Distinguishes neuro-ophthalmic disorders from other conditions that present with similar symptoms, enabling you to avoid misdiagnoses.
  • Covers common as well as more urgent neuro-ophthalmic conditions – including Papilloedema and optic neuropathies.
  • Describes how to make the most effective use of the latest neuroimaging techniques and pharmacologic treatments.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Neuro-ophthalmologic Anatomy and examination Techniques

2. Is It a neuroophthalmic problem? If Not, What Else Could It Be?

3. Transient Monocular Visual Loss

4. Ischemic Optic Neuropathies

5. Optic Neuritis

6. Other Inflammatory Optic Neuropathies

7. Herditary Optic Neuropathies

8. Papilloedema and IIH

9. Orbital Disorders

10. Primary and Secondary Tumors of the Optic Nerve and its Sheath

11. Pupils

12. Ocular Motility Disorders and Nystagmus

13. Cortical Visual Disorders

Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750675482
Electronic ISBN:
9780702051913

About the editors

Desmond Kidd

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

Nancy Newman

Affiliations and Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Valerie Biousse

Affiliations and Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA