A. K. Khurana, "Comprehensive Ophthalmology, 4th Edition"
English | 2007 | ISBN-10: 1905740786 | 600 pages | PDF | 16 MB
This book provides an excellent overview to the science of Ophthalmology and will be a useful reference text both for undergraduates and postgraduates of the discipline. It is divided into 2 sections Anatomy, Physiology and Diseases of the Eye and Practical Ophthalmology in order to provide students with material for their practical examinations and various postgraduate entrance tests. Each chapter begins with a brief overview highlighting the topics covered, followed by relevant applied anatomy and physiology. The text contains clear pedagogic features to assist the reader, and discusses recent advances such as refractive surgery, manual small incision cataract surgery (SICS), Phacoemulsification, new diagnostic techniques and new therapeutics. Comprehensive Ophthalmology is a concise convenient textbook that will also serve as a valued addition to the library of every department of ophthalmology. Contents 1.Anatomy and Development of the Eye 2. Physiology of Eye and Vision 3. Optics and Refraction 4. Diseases of the Conjunctiva 5. Diseases of the Cornea 6. Diseases of the Sclera 7. Diseases of the Uveal Tract 8. Diseases of the Lens 9. Glaucoma 10. Diseases of the Vitreous 11. Diseases of the Retina 12. Neuro-Ophthalmology 13. Strabismus and Nystagmus 14. Diseases of the Eyelids 15. Diseases of the Lacrimal Apparatus 16. Diseases of the Orbit 17. Ocular Injuries 18. Ocular Therapeutics, Lasers and Cryotherapy in Ophthalmology 19. Systemic Ophthalmology 20. Community Ophthalmology 21. Clinical Methods in Ophthalmology 22. Clinical Ophthalmic Cases 23. Darkroom Procedures 24. Ophthalmic Instruments and Operative Ophthalmology