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Contemporary Perspectives on Ophthalmology,10e. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 4850338
  • Book
  • April 2019
  • Elsevier Health Science
Contemporary Perspectives on Ophthalmology is a specialty text targeting all learners of modern-day ophthalmology, particularly who are making the first steps in the discovery of this vibrant branch of medicine after completing their general medicine course as undergraduates. Contemporary Ophthalmology as a branch of medicine has grown to enormous magnitudes in the last decade. Hence, the students need a comprehensive compilation detailing the updates in the subject for easy and quick perusal before their examination.

The current edition is completely redesigned, and many chapters are rewritten in order to make it relevant. Some of the key features include:

- Wide and comprehensive coverage of updated topics in all specialties of ophthalmology.

- Succinct and focused format for quick reading and understanding.

- Key updates on evolving topics such as refractive surgery, ocular therapeutics, stem cells and corneal surgery, advances in cataract surgery, glaucoma investigations and treatment, uveal disorders, retinal surgery, oculoplastic procedures and ocular trauma.

- Enhanced emphasis on diagnosis of ocular disorders and investigations.

- A chapter on community ophthalmology.

- A new chapter on statistics for core understanding required for research techniques.

- Many illustrations and artworks for better elucidation of key concepts.

- Videos on selected topics.
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SECTION I Ocular Refraction

1 Corneal Topography and Wavefront Sensing, 3

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

2 Overview of Refractive Procedures, 17

V. Krishna, A.K. Gupta

3 Surgical Correction of Hypermetropia

and Presbyopia, 34

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

4 Contact Lenses, 41

Yogeshwari Bansal, Ritu Arora, V. Krishna

5 Low Visual Aids, 52

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

SECTION II Ocular Therapeutics

6 Newer Drugs in Glaucoma, 63

L. Gowtham, Thirumurthy Velpandian

7 Drugs Used for the Management of Ocular

Viral Infections, 74

Nabanita Halder, Thirumurthy Velpandian

8 Antifungal Drugs for Ophthalmic Use, 81

Madhu Nath, Thirumurthy Velpandian

9 Fluoroquinolones and Other Antibacterials, 87

Ujjal Kumar Das, Thirumurthy Velpandian

10 Immunosuppressive Agents in

Ophthalmology, 116

Laxmi Moksha, Thirumurthy Velpandian

11 Intravitreal Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Inhibitors and Corticosteroids in Retinal

Disorders, 124

Charu Gupta, Cyrus M. Shroff

SECTION III Cornea and Ocular

Surface Disorders

12 Stem Cells in Ophthalmology, 145

Uma Sridhar, A.K. Gupta

13 Microbial Keratitis: A Guide to Diagnosis

and Management, 155

Uma Sridhar, A.K. Gupta

14 Ocular Surface Disorders: Classification,

Diagnosis and Management, 163

Uma Sridhar, A.K. Gupta

15 Eye Banking, 174

Parul Jain, Uma Sridhar

16 Recent Advances in Lamellar Keratoplasty, 179

Rajesh Fogla, Uma Sridhar, A.K. Gupta

SECTION IV Paediatric Ophthalmology

17 Retinopathy of Prematurity, 187

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

18 Amblyopia, 192

B.S. Goel

19 Intermittent Exotropia (Divergent

Squint), 197

Madhu Karna

20 Esodeviations, 204

Zia Chaudhuri, Sachin Mehta

21 Vertical Squint, 209

Pradeep Sharma

22 Nystagmus, 214

V. Krishna

23 Genetics in Ophthalmology, 219

Ashish Gupta

SECTION V Lens and Glaucoma

24 Recent Advances in Cataract Surgery, 229

Abhay R. Vasavada, Archana Koul

25 Intraocular Lenses: Evolution and Recent

Advances, 251

V. Krishna, Archana Koul, A.K. Gupta

26 Determination of Intraocular Lens Implant

Power, 262

Ranjan Dutta, Shubha Mehta

27 Glaucoma Drainage Devices, 281

Gunjan Joshi, Sushmita Kaushik

28 Recent Advances in Trabeculectomy, 285

Sushmita Kaushik

29 Pharmacologic Modulation of Glaucoma

Filtering Surgery, 288

N.N. Sood, Santosh G. Honavar

30 Uveoscleral Outfl ow, 293

V. Krishna, A.K. Gupta

31 Lasers Therapy in Glaucoma, 296

Devindra Sood, Nitin Mehrotra, H.C. Agarwal, N.N. Sood

32 Automated Perimetry in Glaucoma, 304

Binita B. Shelat, B. Sridhar Rao

33 Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer Evaluation

Using Scanning Laser Polarimetry for

Glaucoma, 336

Shibal Bhartiya, Parul Ichhpujani, Tanuj Dada

SECTION VI Uvea, Vitreous, Retina, Optic

Nerve and Pathways

34 Basic Concepts in Immunology and

Immunological Disorders of the Uvea, 349

S.R. Rathinam

35 Investigations in Uveitis, 360

S.P. Garg, Pradeep Venkatesh

36 Ocular Infl ammation and

Immunopharmacotherapy, 364

Shishir Narain, Rupesh Agrawal

37 Ocular Manifestations of AIDS, 370

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

38 Endophthalmitis, 378

Lingam Gopal, Amit Nagpal

39 Vitreoretinal Surgery: Instrumentation, 384

Lalit Verma, Ritu Arora

40 Pars Plana Surgery of the Posterior

Segment, 392

H.K. Tewari, Atul Kumar, Vineet Mutha

41 Silicone Oil and Intraocular Gases in the

Management of Retinal Detachment, 397

Lingam Gopal, Amit Nagpal

42 Liquid Perfl uorocarbons in Vitreous

Surgery, 405

B. Ghosh, A.K. Gupta, Shahana Mazumdar

43 Age-Related Macular Degeneration, 409

S. Natarajan, K. Sudhamathi, A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

44 Lasers in Posterior Segment Diseases, 417

P. Namperumalsamy

45 Newer Ophthalmic Laser Systems, 430

A.K. Gupta, Usha K. Raina, Priyanka Gupta

46 Clinical Spectrum of Retinitis Pigmentosa and

Its Variants, 437

Meena Chakrabarti, P. Namperumalsamy

47 Intraocular Tumours, 451

Santosh G. Honavar, Roshmi Gupta

48 Approach to Neuro-Ophthalmology and

Cranial Nerves in Ophthalmic Practice, 466

Shishir Narain, Ranjan Dutta, Manish Malhotra

49 Sellar and Suprasellar Lesions, 475

Satya Karna

SECTION VII Ocular Trauma, Orbit

and Oculoplasty

50 Anterior Segment Trauma: Current Status, 487

A.K. Grover, Shilpa Taneja Mittal

51 Management of Posterior Segment Trauma:

Current Status, 509

Lingam Gopal, Amit Nagpal

52 Evaluation of a Patient With Orbital

Disease, 522

Zia Chaudhuri

53 Basic Principles of Oculoplastic Surgery, 534

A.K. Grover, Shaloo Bageja, Shilpa Taneja Mittal

54 Advances in Lacrimal Surgery, 543

A.K. Grover, Shaloo Bageja, Shilpa Taneja Mittal

55 Recent Advances in Oculoplastic Surgery, 549

A.K. Grover, Shaloo Bageja, Shilpa Taneja Mittal

SECTION VIII Ocular Diagnosis

56 Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostic Techniques, 569

Usha K. Raina, A.K. Gupta

57 Specular Microscopy of the Corneal

Endothelium, 582

Deepender Chauhan, Noshir M. Shroff

58 Fundus Fluorescein Angiography of

Retinochoroidal Disorders, 587

Shishir Narain, Cyrus M. Shroff

59 Ultrasonography in Ophthalmology, 604

Usha K. Raina

60 Optical Coherence Tomography, 615

Shahana Mazumdar, A.K. Gupta

61 Evaluation of Macular Function in Opaque

Media, 635

V. Krishna, Ritu Arora, A.K. Gupta

62 Imaging of the Orbit, 640

Veena Chowdhury, Sapna Singh

SECTION IX Community Ophthalmology

63 Vision 2020: The Global Perspective, 667

A.K. Gupta, V. Krishna

64 National Programme for Control of Blindness:

The 50 Year Long Journey, 671

Promila Gupta

65 National Blindness Surveys in India, 674

Praveen Vashist, Vivek Gupta, Suraj Senjam Singh, Pallavi Shukla

66 How to Write a Postgraduate Thesis

Protocol, 678

Ruchi Goel

67 Statistics, 685

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A.K. Gupta
Krishna Vaitheeswaran
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