Clear, concise, and clinical, this unique reference offers a comprehensive overview of the basic techniques needed for ocular examination and diagnosis. Abundantly illustrated, it presents the principles of each technique, provides guidance on choosing the appropriate approach, explains how to perform them, offers examples of when each technique should be used, and lists their common indications and potential pitfalls.
- Offers a full chapter covering new imaging techniques for the retina and optic nerve.
- Features abundantly illustrated guidance in a clear format for a quick visual reference.
- Explores standard assessment procedures as well as microbiological examination and investigation, ultrasound and radiological evaluation, clinical visual electrophysiology, and fluorescein angiography.
- The assessment of vision
2. The Slit Lamp
5. Examination of the retina and optic disc
6. Optical and anatomical assessment of the cornea
7. Testing the visual field
8. Examination of the orbit and ocular adnexae
9. Ocular motility examination
10. The pupils
11. Microbiological examination and investigation
12. Ultrasound techniques in ophthalmology
14. Radiological techniques in ophthalmic investigation
15. Clinical visual electrophysiology
16. Fluorescein angiography (FA)
17. New imaging techniques: retina/optic nerve
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2006
- 24th August 2006
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Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Stoke Mandeville Hospital NHS Trust, Aylesbury, UK
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Department of Ophthalmology, Stoke Mandeville Hospital NHS Trust, Buckinghamshire, UK