The Neuro-Ophthalmology Survival Guide - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702072673, 9780702072659

The Neuro-Ophthalmology Survival Guide

2nd Edition

Authors: Anthony Pane Neil Miller Mike Burdon
Paperback ISBN: 9780702072673
eBook ISBN: 9780702072659
eBook ISBN: 9780702072666
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 16th September 2017
Page Count: 408

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This book is a practical, symptom-based, ‘how-to’ guide to neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists and optometrists. Each chapter focusses on a specific clinical symptom and includes an introduction to the clinical assessment of a symptom; an examination checklist; a management flowchart to be followed; clinical diagnostic criteria checklists; and further information on the diseases that can cause the symptom with a brief discussion of appropriate management.

Key Features

  • A practical and accessible handbook for the ophthalmologist or optometrist without a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus.
  • The text simplifies a subject which is often a cause of litigation against practising ophthalmologists and exam failure for trainees and residents.
  • The book aids diagnosis in a field in which mistakes may lead to medico-legal problems, e.g. brain tumours presenting with blurred or double vision.
  • The book leads the reader from the symptom, through a series of simple but safe flowcharts and check-lists, to the diagnosis or the tests which need to be ordered.
  • The first chapter presents 20 ‘golden rules’ to keep you and your patients out of trouble.

Table of Contents

  • Staying out of trouble
  • Blurred vision or field loss
  • Swollen disc(s), normal vision
  • Transient visual loss
  • Double vision
  • ‘Seeing things’
  • Abnormal movement or orientation of the visual world
  • Abnormal eye movements without visual symptoms
  • Unequal pupils
  • Ptosis
  • Facial weakness or spasm
  • Unexplained eye pain, orbital pain or headache
  • Neuro-ophthalmic history and examination.


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About the Authors

Anthony Pane

Affiliations and Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Queensland Eye Institute, Brisbane, Australia

Neil Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Frank B Walsh Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

Mike Burdon

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, UK