Synopses & Reviews
Beautifully illustrated throughout, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes
concentrates on the most common eye problems that health practitioners are expected to diagnose and manage.
The book begins with a brief introduction to ocular anatomy and eye examination, and then focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The highly structured text includes self assessment material at the end of each chapter, as well as a series of clinical cases at the end of the book – all designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for both study and revision, while the brand new companion website at www.wiley.com/go/james/ophthalmology features all of the book’s illustrations and images.
Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.
Now in its 11th edition, Ophthalmology Lecture Notes has been thoroughly updated and revised to include the most current information on the topic. This important text concentrates on the most common eye problems that health practitioners are expected to diagnose and manage. With beautiful illustrations, the book offers an introduction to ocular anatomy and eye examination and focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The book includes self assessment material at the end of each chapter and a series of clinical cases are provided. The book is designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for both study and revision.
About the Author
Bruce James is Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Department of Ophthalmology at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire
Anthony Bron is Professor Emeritus at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford
Table of Contents
Preface to eleventh edition
Preface to first edition
2 History, symptoms and examination
3 Clinical optics
4 The orbit
5 The eyelids
6 The lacrimal system
7 Conjunctiva, cornea and sclera
8 The lens and cataract
11 Retina and choroid
12 Retinal vascular disease
13 The pupil and its responses
14 Disorders of the visual pathway
15 Eye movements and their disorders
17 Tropical ophthalmology: eye diseases in the developing world
18 Services for the visually handicapped
19 Clinical cases
Answers to EMQs
Appendix: Visual acuity equivalence table