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Pediatric Clinical Ophthalmology

A Color Handbook, 1st Edition

By Scott Olitsky, Leonard B. Nelson

CRC Press

320 pages

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Description

This clinically oriented volume reviews the signs, symptoms and treatment of common ocular diseases and disorders in infants and children. Ocular disorders are of major significance as they often provide clues to the presence, not only of systemic diseases, but also of other congenital malformations. By means of concise text supported by a wealth of color illustrations the authors' aim is to enable the reader to reach a fast and accurate diagnosis, to ensure early treatment which may ultimately prevent the occurrence of further disease.

This book is useful for all those who care for affected children, including pediatricians, primary care and emergency physicians, trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists and medical students.

Table of Contents

Functional anatomy of the eye

Ocular examination in infants and children

Retinopathy of prematurity

Amblyopia

Strabismus

Diseases of the conjunctiva

Diseases of the cornea

Conjunctival and developmental cataracts

Glaucoma

Diseases of the retina

Uveitis

Diseases of the optic nerve

Diseases of the lacrimal apparatus

Diseases of the eyelid

Ocular manifestations of systemic disorders

Phakomatoses

Pediatric neuro-ophthalmology

Ocular tumors of childhood

Ocular trauma

Index.

About the Series

Medical Color Handbook Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General