Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics

1st Edition

A Primary Care Guide

Authors: Michael Doughty
Paperback ISBN: 9780750645201
eBook ISBN: 9780702038204
Published Date: 19th December 2000
Page Count: 132

Description

A unique synthesis of a pharmacology textbook and practical guide, based on a highly successful series published in Optician, this book will be invaluable to all optometrists and dispensing opticians.

Table of Contents

An introduction: The issues surrounding the future expansion of the optometrists' role in ocular therapeutics in the UK; Legislation, legal aspects of medicine use and medicine types; Anatomy, neurophysiology and neuropharmacology of the eye; Neuropharmacology of the central and autonomic nervous system; Ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, their formulation and use; Medication-related adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and the anterior eye tissues; Vasodilation and inflammation of the anterior surface and its management; Medication-related adverse drug reactions (ADRs) - extra and intraocular muscles; Anti-infective drugs for ophthalmic use in primary eye care; Ophthalmic corticosteroids: management of the ocular inflammatory response; Systemic medications, intraocular pressure and the medical management of open-angle glaucoma; Appendix - UK-marketed pharmaceuticals relevant to management of ocular diseases

Details

No. of pages:
132
Language:
English
Published:
eBook ISBN:
9780702038204
Paperback ISBN:
9780750645201

About the Author

Michael Doughty

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Ocular Pharmacology and Physiology, Department of Vision Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK Professor of Ocular Pharmacology and Physiology