Table of Contents

I General Principles

1 General pharmacological principles
2 Ocular autonomic innervation
3 Basic microbiology
4 Ophthalmic dosage forms
5 Factors affecting the choice of diagnostic drugs

II Diagnostic Drugs and Products used in Optometry

6 Cycloplegics
7 Mydriatics
8 Miotics
9 Local anaesthetics
10 Stains
11 Contact lens solutions

III Therapeutic Drugs and their Uses

12 Drugs for the treatment of infections
13 Anti-inflammatory agents
14 Drugs for the treatment of glaucoma
15 Artificial tears and ocular lubricants
16 Indications and contra-indications for ophthalmic drugs
17 Ocular first aid

IV Adverse Effects

18 Drug interactions
19 Adverse ocular reactions to systemic drug treatment

Appendix UK Law

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750688642
Electronic ISBN:
9780702034978