Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-12-16
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology is a concise, systematic guide to all aspects of diagnosis, assessment, and ongoing management of ophthalmic diseases and conditions. Closely aligned with the curriculum for the ophthalmic postgraduate exams, and containing the most up-to-date clinical guidance, and practical advice, this is the essential resource for all those caring for ophthalmic patients.

Covering the key information for both trainees and specialists; from clinical methods and the use of ophthalmic instruments, to basic perioperative care and advanced life support protocols. It includes new chapters covering laser procedures and theatre notes, as well as new sections on emerging technologies such as adaptive optics and gene therapy for retinal diseases. With expert advice, the latest clinical guidance, and its easy-reference format, this unique resource provides immediate access to the information you need, when you need it.

Author Biography

Alastair Denniston, Consultant Ophthalmologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust/University of Birmingham, UK,Philip Murray, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Birmingham/Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, UK

Alastair Denniston is Consultant Ophthalmologist specializing in Uveitis and Medical Retina at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) and at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham as part of the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology led by Professor Phil Murray. His key research interests are Ocular Immunity, Imaging in Ocular Inflammatory Disease and Outcome Measures.

Phil Murray is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Birmingham, and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. His main clinical and laboratory interest is intra-ocular inflammation (uveitis) and he has published over 150 papers on this subject. He is also an author of three ophthalmology textbooks and has contributed chapters to others. He is frequently asked to lecture in the UK and abroad, runs a postgraduate revision course for Part 2 FRCOphth. He is an examiner for Part 2 FRCOphth and the Fellowship Assessment and External Examiner for the Part 2 MRCSI. He is a member of the Education and Examination Committees of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Medical Ophthalmology, Member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Foundation Programme Committee, Member of NIHR College of Experts, Member of HTA College of Experts, and Secretary of the International Uveitis Study Group.

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