Key Features

  • Practical, clinically focused coverage provides a one-stop diagnostic guide to ophthalmic disease in small and large animals including birds and exotic pets.
  • Logical organization by anatomic region makes topics easy to locate.
  • Nearly 1,000 color images present illustrated, step-by-step procedures that guide you through the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of ocular conditions you are most likely to encounter.
  • A team of three internationally respected veterinary ophthalmologists co-edit this reference to provide comprehensive, clinical expertise.
  • Useful tables and charts summarize important facts and show treatment instructions at a glance.
  • Clinical Tips boxes offer helpful practice advice.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and Function of the Eye
2. Development and Congenital Abnormalities
3. Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
4. General Pathology of the Eye
5. Basic Diagnostic Techniques
6. Eyelids
7. Conjunctiva
8. Third Eyelid
9. Lacrimal System
10. Cornea and Sclera
11. Uvea
12. The Glaucomas
13. Lens
14. Vitreous
15. Retina
16. Neuro-Ophthalmology
17. Orbit
18. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
19. Ocular Emergencies
20. Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets
Appendices
A: Breed Predispositions to Eye Disorders
B: Glossary of Ophthalmological Terms

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437723670
Electronic ISBN:
9780323241960

About the editors

David Maggs

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California–Davis, Davis, CA

Paul Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences

Ron Ofri

Affiliations and Expertise

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