ISBN 9780865777682,Pediatric Ophthalmology: A Clinical Guide

Pediatric Ophthalmology: A Clinical Guide



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780865777682

ISBN-10 0865777683


Number of Pages 350 Pages
Language (English)


Filling the gap between high-level subspecialist texts and introductory manuals, this groundbreaking book is the first to synthesize complex information in pediatric ophthalmology into one user-friendly volume. You will find a thorough, but not exhaustive, introduction to all the basics of diagnosis and treatment - giving you quick access to the information you need. And you will benefit from expert analysis of the problems you see in everyday practice, including strabismus, red eye, trauma, leukocoria, and more!

Highlights of this outstanding work:

A thorough discussion of exam approach and techniques, including the step-by-step details of a pediatric eye exam
Complete coverage of medical/surgical management of the most commonly encountered problems
Focused information organized by clinical approach - perfect for study and quick reference
A strong emphasis on clinical decision-making throughout
Table of Contents

Pediatric Eye Examination / Vision Assessment / Refraction / Amblyopia
Genetics / Ocular Pharmacology in Children / Neuro-Ophthalmology
Learning Difficulties / Child Abuse / Prevention
Motor and Sensory Tests / Horizontal Strabismus / Vertical Strabismus
Horizontal Strabismus Surgery
Trauma / Red Eye / Uveitis / Glaucoma
Leukocoria / Cataracts
Retinal Disorders / Retinoblastoma
Orbital Disease / Cosmetic Oculoplastics
The Use of Lasers in Pediatric Ophthalmology