With its suggested routines and protocols, this book with its straightforward, 'how-to-do-it' approach appeals to students and practitioners alike.

A step-by-step book condensing years of experience into a single volume.
Specially designed and presented the book provides rapid access to information for the student or busy practitioner.
Objectives in shaded boxes at the start of each chapter and helpful summaries make practice easier.
All tests presented together on a double page spreads and there are helpful routines and protocols to follow.
A CD-Rom further illustrates the conditions in video clips

With its attractive presentation and valuable CD-Rom, this text is an essential purchase for all optometrists, dispensing opticians and trainee orthoptists and junior ophthalmologist.

Key Features

  • Offers practical advice in a "how to" style.
  • Provides rapid access to information in a step-by-step format.
  • Makes learning easier with helpful summaries and Objectives outlined at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Presents all tests together on side-by-side page spreads, with easy-to-follow routines and protocols.
  • Includes a companion CD-ROM with video clips of eye movements to further illustrate the conditions discussed in the text.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
History and symptom taking for an adult
History and symptom taking for a child

Chapter 2
Visual acuity testing for distance and near
Description of use of the following charts: Cardiff acuity cards, Keeler cards (with matching), Snellen (with matching), Sheridan Gardner, Cambridge acuity cards, Sonkson-Silver, LH symbols.

Chapter 3
Cover testing

Chapter 4
Oculo-motility testing

Chapter 6
Stereoacuity testing
Types of test: TNO, Titmus (Randot), Frisby, Lang I and Lang II)
Importance of stereoacuity testing


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