Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

  • ID: 3688434
  • Book
  • 473 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Here's the best single-source guide to the basic science and clinical skills needed by ophthalmic medical personnel! Designed for both on-the-job and classroom training, this multi-faceted, new text is packed with all of the information needed to build afoundation in basic ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics. Plus, step-by-step guidelines give readers hands-on exposure to the full range of skills needed in practice - from the basics, such as history taking and visual assessment, to the most advanced such as ophthalmic photography and surgical assisting. Concise coverage of pathology helps readers recognize and understand the eye disorders and eye diseases they face in practice.

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Section I. Basic Ophthalmic Sciences: Eyeball Anatomy and Physiology. Anatomy of the Skull and Orbit. Blood Supply. Pharmacology. Photochemistry of Vision. Section II. Neuroanatomy: Nervous System. Sensory Visual Pathway. Central Nervous System. Supranuclear Mechanisms. Peripheral Nervous System. Autonomic Nervous System. Section III. Optics: Physical Optics. Geometric Optics. Physiological Optics. Section IV. Ophthalmic Technical Skills: Basic Skills: History Taking. Visual Assessment. Clinical Visual Psychophysics. Biomicroscopy. Tonometry. Refractometry. Lensometry. Keratometry. Interpupillary Distance. Exophthalmometry. Biometry. Introduction to Perimetry. Manual Perimetry. Automated Perimetry. Ocular Motility: Binocular Function. Ocular Motility: Strabismus Evaluation. Ocular Motility: Incomitant Deviations. Contact Lenses. Ophthalmic Photography. Surgical Assisting. Examination Strategy. Section V. Abnormalities of the Eyes: Eye Disorders. Eye Diseases. Appendices. Index.
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Cassin, Barbara Former Program Director, Ophthalmic Technology Training Program, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
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