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Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel - Barbara Cassin

Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

Hardcover Published: 5th May 1995
ISBN: 9780721649313
Number Of Pages: 473

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Here's the best single-source guide to the basic science and clinical skills needed by ophthalmic medical personnel! Designed for both on-the-job and classroom training, this multi-faceted, new text is packed with all of the information needed to build afoundation in basic ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics. Plus, step-by-step guidelines give readers hands-on exposure to the full range of skills needed in practice - from the basics, such as history taking and visual assessment, to the most advanced such as ophthalmic photography and surgical assisting. Concise coverage of pathology helps readers recognize and understand the eye disorders and eye diseases they face in practice.

  • In-depth discussions and a full range of practical examples make concepts easy to grasp
  • Learning objectives help readers to understand and master the basic skills, while easy-to-follow guidelines and over 750 illustrations - 42 in full color - make the full range of technical skills immediately practice applicable
  • A full color Pathology Insert provides the visual guidelines necessary for accurate assessment of the eye disorders and diseases readers encounter in practice
  • Appendix A - a Mathematics Reference - and the exercises and practice problems in Appendix B promote a full understanding and proficiency in the ophthalmic calculations needed in practice

    Section I
    Anatomy of the Skull and Orbit
    Blood Supply
    Pharmacology
    Photochemistry of Vision
    Neuroanatomy: Nervous System
    Sensory Visual Pathway
    Central Nervous System
    Supranuclear Mechanisms
    Peripheral Nervous System
    Autonomic Nervous System
    Optics: Physical Optics
    Geometric Optics
    Physiological Optics
    Ophthalmic Technical Skills: Basic Skills: History Taking
    Visual Assessment
    Clinical Visual Psychophysics
    Biomicroscopy
    Tonometry
    Refractometry
    Lensometry
    Keratometry
    Interpupillary Distance
    Exophthalmometry
    Biometry
    Introduction to Perimetry
    Manual Perimetry
    Automated Perimetry
    Ocular Motility: Binocular Function
    Ocular Motility: Strabismus Evaluation
    Ocular Motility: Incomitant Deviations
    Contact Lenses
    Ophthalmic Photography
    Surgical Assisting
    Examination Strategy
    Abnormalities of the Eyes: Eye Disorders
    Eye Diseases
    Appendices
    Index
    Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

    ISBN: 9780721649313
    ISBN-10: 0721649319
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 473
    Published: 5th May 1995
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.0
    Weight (kg): 1.42