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Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions

by Dale K. Heuer MD (Editor)

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional glaucoma references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for common clinical dilemmas? Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between glaucoma specialists. Dr. Dale K. Heuer, and associate editors Dr. Steven J. Gedde and Dr. Richard Lewis, have designed this unique reference in which top glaucoma specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with the day-to-day diagnosis and care of glaucoma patients. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to glaucoma with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate glaucoma pearls. Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume glaucoma specialists will appreciate. General practitioners, residents, fellows, and optometrists alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within. Some of the questions that are answered: • Which imagining device should I use in my practice? • How should I set a target intraocular pressure? • What is “maximum medical therapy” for glaucoma now? • Which glaucoma medications may be used safely during pregnancy? In children? • Is selective laser trabeculoplasty better than argon or diode laser trabeculoplasty? • Which of the new incisional surgical alternatives to trabeculectomy should I consider for my patients? In what clinical settings should I consider them? • In which patients with glaucoma and cataract should I perform a combined procedure? Cataract surgery alone? Trabeculectomy first?

Curbside Consultation in Cataract Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition

by Terry Kim MD

Curbside Consultation in Cataract Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions has been updated into a Second Edition! Curbside Consultation in Cataract Surgery, Second Edition contains new questions and brief, practical, and evidence-based answers to the most frequently asked questions that are posed during a “curbside consultation” between surgical colleagues. Dr. Terry Kim and associate editors Drs. Derek Delmonte and Preeya Gupta have assembled 49 of the top cataract consultants from the U.S. and abroad to offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with cataract surgery in this updated reference. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to cataract surgery in the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate surgical pearls. Some of the questions that are answered inside the Second Edition include: • My patient has unreliable topography due to ocular surface pathology. What are my options for treatment and IOL selection? • How do I pick the right IOL formula for my patient with a longer/shorter than average eye? • My capsulorhexis is heading out peripherally. How should I proceed and what should I do if it tears radially? • How/when should I change my phaco/fluidics settings in the following situations: IFIS, shallow chamber, high axial length, post vitrectomy? • I have a radial tear in the anterior capsule. How do I proceed with phaco and IOL implantation? • When should I use a toric intraocular lens versus astigmatic keratotomy/LRI? • How do I incorporate femtosecond (FS) laser into my current cataract surgery techniques? Curbside Consultation in Cataract Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even experienced cataract surgeons will appreciate. General ophthalmologists, residents, and cataract specialists alike will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format as well as the expert advice contained within.

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology 5th Edition

by Neil J. Friedman

Offering current diagnostic and therapeutic guidance to manage ocular disorders, The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology, 5th Edition, remains the most comprehensive ophthalmology manual available. It provides practical information for efficient diagnosis and treatment decisions in a succinct, quick-reference format. Lavishly illustrated with more than 700 full-color images, this outstanding manual covers clinical descriptions, imaging and testing methods, treatment guidelines, and more, making it useful for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and ophthalmic allied health professionals.

  • Utilizes a highly templated format that includes chapters organized anatomically, in addition to key boxes and highlighted emergency management boxes.
  • Features new sections on infectious uveitis, refractive procedures, toxic maculopathies, color blindness, limbal stem cell deficiency, neurotrophic keratitis, Terson syndrome, age-related choroidal atrophy, Norrie disease, Aicardi’s syndrome, and many others.
  • Includes new images throughout, including OCTA images, as well as two new videos on ocular motility testing and one-and-a-half syndrome.
  • Provides diagnostic and therapeutic updates on dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, hereditary retinal diseases, ocular tumors, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and more.
  • Contains bonus appendices that provide a wealth of supplemental information helpful for the non-specialist, including guidance on the basics in examination methods, differential diagnosis, common medications, abbreviations, measurements and more.

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology 4th Edition

Neil J. Friedman

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is the must-have medical reference book for the ever-changing field of ophthalmology. Thoroughly updated to include the latest advances in the field, the fourth edition of this renowned manual features high-quality color images and an intuitive design for easy comprehension and reference. Ideal for ophthalmic practitioners and allied health professionals alike, this indispensable resource is your comprehensive guide for the speedy diagnosis and treatment of the most common eye disorders.

    • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
    • Accurately diagnose problems through the support of full-color photographs and real case studies.
  • Rapidly locate key information with a highly templated format that includes chapters organized anatomically, not by ophthalmic subspecialty, in addition to key boxes and highlighted emergency management boxes.
  • Apply the latest knowledge and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, including anti-VEGF therapy for retina disorders; optical coherence tomography and high-resolution imaging modalities; new corneal and refractive surgical approaches; advances in uveitis, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology; and more.
  • Stay abreast of the most recent spectral domain OCT with numerous scans included throughout the book.
  • Quickly address critical situations with highlighted emergency management boxes, as well as bonus appendices that provide a wealth of supplemental information helpful for the non-specialist, including guidance on the basics in examination methods, differential diagnosis, common medications, measurements and more.
  • Identify subtleties and nuances by examining over 800 full-color illustrations depicting a complete range of clinical disorders, imaging and testing methods, and surgical techniques, as well as brand-new videos of eye movement examination.
  • Access the videos at Expert Consult.
 

The Uveitis Atlas

by Vishali Gupta (Editor)

Uveitis comprises a group of intraocular diseases that poses a diagnostic challenge to the ophthalmologists of all subspecialties, including uveitis specialists. The morphological expression of the diseases may be characteristic at times, but it is challenging to detect and recognize subtle clinical clues that might indicate towards a particular etiology: infectious, non-infectious or masquerade. Ancillary investigations including fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, auto fluorescence imaging, ultrasound, ultrasound biomicroscopy, laser flaremeter and optical coherence tomography play a crucial role in reaching a specific diagnosis and require proper interpretation in context of each disease variety. In addition, the radiological imaging, systemic work-up and laboratory investigations aid in establishing the diagnosis. This is a first comprehensive atlas that compiles these varied findings in each type of uveitis. It describes all uveitic entities employing the aid of slit lamp and anterior segment photographs, fundus photographs, ancillary investigations where applicable and relevant laboratory and radiologic investigations. The case-based format sets out the context clearly to match the diagnostic findings with the treatment plan. Covered in 136 chapters and more than 1000 images, this atlas is an essential reference guide for all uveitis specialists and general ophthalmologists. Regular updates on new insights, techniques and treatments meet the point-of-need requirements of the busy readers looking for most current information.

Computational Retinal Image Analysis: Tools, Applications and Perspectives

by Emanuele Trucco (Editor), Tom MacGillivray (Editor), Yanwu Xu (Editor)

Computational Retinal Image Analysis: Tools, Applications and Perspectives gives an overview of contemporary retinal image analysis (RIA) in the context of healthcare informatics and artificial intelligence. Specifically, it provides a history of the field, the clinical motivation for RIA, technical foundations (image acquisition modalities, instruments), computational techniques for essential operations, lesion detection (e.g. optic disc in glaucoma, microaneurysms in diabetes) and validation, as well as insights into current investigations drawing from artificial intelligence and big data. This comprehensive reference is ideal for researchers and graduate students in retinal image analysis, computational ophthalmology, artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering, health informatics, and more.

  • Provides a unique, well-structured and integrated overview of retinal image analysis
  • Gives insights into future areas, such as large-scale screening programs, precision medicine, and computer-assisted eye care
  • Includes plans and aspirations of companies and professional bodies

Atlas of Inherited Retinal Diseases

Atlas of Inherited Retinal Diseases This Atlas of Inherited Retinal Disorders provides a thorough overview of various inherited retinal dystrophies with emphasis on phenotype characteristics and how they relate to the most frequently encountered genes. It also meets the previously unmet needs of PhD students who will benefit from seeing the phenotypes of genes they work on and study. Further, because genetic-testing costs are quite high and spiraling higher, this Atlas will help geneticists familiarize themselves with the candidate gene approach to test patients’ genomes, enabling more cost-efficient testing. This invaluable atlas is organized into eight sections starting with an introduction to the basic knowledge on retinal imaging, followed by diseases listed according to inheritance pattern and disorders with extraocular manifestations grouped by defining features. This structure will be intuitive to clinicians and students studying inherited retinal disorders.

Ocular Pathology (2020)

Ocular Pathology (2020)

Case Reviews in Ophthalmology 1st Ed

by Neil J. Friedman (Author), Peter K. Kaiser (Author)

Seasoned Elsevier authors Neil J. Friedman and Peter K. Kaiser help you get the best possible results in your exams with Case Reviews in Ophthalmology. This medical reference’s case-based approach gives you just the practice you need to assess, reinforce, and broaden your mastery of every essential concept in ophthalmology for clinical rounds, oral boards or recertification.

  • Review key information on every aspect of ophthalmology: optics/refraction; neuro-ophthalmology/orbit; pediatrics/strabismus; external disease/adnexa; anterior segment; and posterior segment.
  • Learn from the experts with contributions from an all-star duo of seasoned authors.
  • Enhance your fundamental knowledge in ophthalmology and reinforce learning objectives using 100 illustrated cases.

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases 1st Ed

by Lucio Buratto MD (Author), Stephen Brint MD (Author), Luigi Caretti MD (Author)

Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases offer the latest techniques in treating complicated cases as faced by today’s surgeons performing cataract surgery. Dr. Lucio Buratto; Dr. Stephen Brint; and Dr. Luigi Caretti provide step-by-step approach to facilitate how to assess the patient, perform the technique, and manager the most challenging cataract surgery complicated cases facing both beginning and experienced surgeons. Cataract Surgery in Complicated Cases covers a wide variety of topics including cataract in high myopia, floppy iris syndrome, traumatic cataract, phacoemulsification with a small pupil, and IOL explanation and replacement. Supplemented by more than 250 color illustrations, diagrams, a glossary, and references, all surgeons, from beginner to expert will want this unique resource by their side.

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