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State-of-the-art coverage of diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions for the full range of ophthalmic disorders The leading general ophthalmology primer for 50 years! Vaughan & Ashbury's General Ophthalmologyprovides concise, up-to-date coverage of the basics of ophthalmology. Presented in classic LANGE style, the book divides information into user-friendly, easily understood segments, uses repetitive headers in each chapter, features numerous tables and figures to illustrate the text, and includes references at the end of each chapter. More than a quick-reference guide with coverage of pathophysiology and basic science, this classic covers the entire spectrum of topics in ophthalmology. 8-page insert of color images shows details of important diseases and disorders Perfect for residents who plan to enter the field, internists who need to understand this essential topic, medical students with a special interest in ophthalmology, and optometrists who want a thorough overview of the subject Covers a wide range of occular diseases and disorders A comprehensive introduction to diagnosis and treatment in ophthalmology: Chapter 1.Anatomy & Embryology of the Eye; Chapter 2.Ophthalmologic Examination; Chapter 3.Ophthalmic Therapeutics; Chapter 4.Lids, Lacrimal Apparatus & Tears; Chapter 5.Conjunctiva; Chapter 6.Cornea; Chapter 7.Uveal Tract & Sclera; Chapter 8.Lens; Chapter 9.Vitreous; Chapter 10.Retina; Chapter 11.Glaucoma; Chapter 12.Strabismus; Chapter 13.Orbit; Chapter 14.Neuro-Ophthalmology; Chapter 15.Ocular Disorders Associated with Systemic Diseases; Chapter 16.Immunologic Diseases of the Eye; Chapter 17.Special Subjects of Pediatric Interest; Chapter 18.Genetic Aspects; Chapter 19.Trauma; Chapter 20.Optics & Refraction; Chapter 21.Preventive Ophthalmology; Chapter 22.Low Vision; Chapter 23.Blindness; Chapter 24.Lasers in Ophthalmology; Appendix I:Visual Standards; Appendix II:Practical Factors in Illumination Appendix III:Rehabilitation of the VisuallyHandicapped, and Special Services Available to theBlind
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Authors Preface Acknowledgments 1. Anatomy & Embryology of the Eye, Paul Riordan-Eva 2. Ophthalmologic Examination, David F. Chang 3. Ophthalmic Emergencies, Paul Riordan-Eva 4. Lids & Lacrimal Apparatus, M. Reza Vagefi, John H. Sullivan, Zélia M. Corrêa, and James J. Augsburger 5. Conjunctiva & Tears, Lisa M. Nijm, Francisco J. Garcia-Ferrer, Ivan R. Schwab, James J. Augsburger, and Zélia M. Corrêa 6. Cornea, Roderick Biswell 7. Uveal Tract & Sclera, Emmett T. Cunningham, Jr., James J. Augsburger, Zélia M. Corrêa, and Carlos Pavesio 8. Lens, Richard A. Harper and John P. Shock 9. Vitreous, Steve Charles 10. Retina, Emily C. Fletcher, N. Victor Chong, James J. Augsburger, and Zélia M. Corrêa 11. Glaucoma, John F. Salmon 12. Strabismus, W. Walker Motley and Taylor Asbury 13. Orbit, John H. Sullivan 14. Neuro-Ophthalmology, Paul Riordan-Eva and William F. Hoyt 15. Ocular Disorders Associated with Systemic Diseases, Edward Pringle and Elizabeth M. Graham 16. Immunologic Diseases of the Eye, Toby Y.B. Chan and William G. Hodge 17. Special Subjects of Pediatric Interest, Douglas R. Fredrick 18. Ophthalmic Genetics, James J. Augsburger and Zélia M. Corrêa 19. Ophthalmic Trauma, James J. Augsburger and Zélia M. Corrêa 20. Causes and Prevention of Vision Loss, Adnan Pirbhai, Shefalee Shukla Kent, and William G. Hodge 21. Optics & Refraction, Paul Riordan-Eva 22. Ophthalmic Therapeutics, Allan J. Flach and Frederick W. Fraunfelder 23. Lasers in Ophthalmology, N. Victor Chong 24. Low Vision, Gwen K. Sterns and Eleanor E. Faye 25. Vision Rehabilitation, August Colenbrander Appendix: Functional Vision Score, August Colenbrander Glossary of Terms Relating to the Eye Index