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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 applicableA 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
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
Interpupillary Distance
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
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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