Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology

Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology

6th Edition - December 27, 2016

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  • Authors: David Maggs, Paul Miller, Ron Ofri
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323443371
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323510103

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Learn to recognize, diagnose, and manage a wide range of common ocular conditions with Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 6th Edition. This thoroughly updated text provides the latest, most practical information on structure and function of the eye, the ophthalmic examination and diagnostic techniques, medical and surgical management of ocular disease, and management of ocular emergencies. Enhanced and logically organized coverage includes dogs, cats, horses, livestock, birds, and exotic pets. In addition, over 1,000 color photos and illustrations accurately depict ocular conditions encountered in practice and demonstrate diagnostic and surgical techniques. Edited by three of the most revered authorities in the field of veterinary ophthalmology, this reference is an essential aid to successful veterinary practice and education.

Key Features

  • Clinical Tips boxes such as "The Controversy Remains", "Did You Know?", "Look Again", and "Note" offer helpful practice advice and facts.
  • UPDATED Additional species added to the exotics chapter include birds, small mammals, and others.
  • A team of internationally respected veterinary ophthalmologists provide comprehensive, clinical expertise in all areas needed to evaluate, diagnose, manage, and monitor a patient with ophthalmic disease.
  • Practical, clinically focused coverage provides a one-stop diagnostic guide to ophthalmic disease in small and large animals including dogs, cats, horses, livestock (cows, sheep, goats), birds, and exotic pets.
  • Chapters on equine, livestock, and exotic pet ophthalmology written by specialists in these fields for the most clinically relevant coverage.

Table of Contents

  • 1. The Eye and Vision
    2. The Ophthalmic Examination and Diagnostic Testing
    3. Ophthalmic Medications and Therapeutics
    4. Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery
    5. Diseases of the Orbit
    6. Diseases of the Eyelids
    7. Diseases of the Conjunctiva
    8. Diseases of the Third Eyelid
    9. Diseases of the Lacrimal System
    10. Diseases of the Cornea and Sclera
    11. Diseases of the Uvea
    12. The Glaucomas
    13. Diseases of the Lens
    14. Diseases of the Vitreous
    15. Diseases of the Retina
    16. Neuroophthalmic Diseases
    17. Ophthalmic Emergencies
    18. Equine Ophthalmology
    19. Livestock Ophthalmology
    20. Exotic Pet and Avian Ophthalmology

    APPENDIX Breed Predisposition to Eye Disorders

Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2017
  • Published: December 27, 2016
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323443371
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323510103

About the Authors

David Maggs

David J. Maggs, BVSc (hons), DACVO, is professor of comparative ophthalmology at University of California, Davis. He graduated from University of Melbourne before completing small animal and equine internships at Colorado State University and a research fellowship and comparative ophthalmology residency at University of Missouri. He is an editorial board member for Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, founding member of American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology, and 2012 WVC Small Animal Continuing Educator of the year. His major interest is ocular surface disease, particularly feline herpesvirus.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California – Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, One Shields Avenue

Paul Miller

Dr. Miller is a Board-Certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist and a Clinical Professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research and clinical interests focus on glaucoma in animals and, recently, he has worked extensively with non-human primate models of glaucoma.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin

Ron Ofri

Dr. Ofri is a Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ECVO) and a former ECVO Executive Board member. In 2002-2005 he served as President of the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

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