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.
- 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.
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
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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.
Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis
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.
Clinical Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology, Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
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.
Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
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