ISBN 9788120319165,A Textbook Of Ophthalmology

A Textbook Of Ophthalmology


E. Ahmed



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788120319165

ISBN-10 8120319168


Number of Pages 640 Pages
Language (English)


Since the first edition of A Textbook of Ophthalmology, published in 1993, many important advances have been made in this growing scientific discipline. This second edition takes due account of these changes, recording up-to-date developments in all aspects of ophthalmology: basic, investigative, clinical, and management. The author also discusses ophthalmic surgery, latest techniques and modern developments in this speciality. The state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques, drugs, lasers and ophthalmic operations have all been described at length. While updating, most chapters have been extensively revised with incorporation of new matter, figures, colour photographs and tables.The book is divided into seven parts, dealing with anatomy and embryology, ocular physiology, microbiology, ocular therapeutics, optical defects and ocular examinations, ocular diseases and ocular affections in systemic diseases, and surgical procedures. In appendices, formulary of tropical ophthalmic preparations and ophthalmic instruments are discussed in detail. A list of references at the end of each chapter will be helpful to those who wish to pursue further a particular topic.The second edition presented in an easy-to-use and accessible style is designed to be an exhaustive and comprehensive textbook for students of ophthalmology both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It can also fulfil the need for a valuable work of reference of lasting usefullness to practising ophthalmologists.