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Veterinary Ophthalmology. Edition No. 6

  • ID: 5179185
  • Book
  • January 2021
  • 2752 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Offering the very latest in diagnostics and therapeutics, this book presents a fully updated and revised edition of the definitive reference to veterinary ophthalmology. Covering both basic sciences and clinical treatment, it is a state-of-the-art text that encompasses ophthalmology in all species, including dogs, cats, horses, large animals, and exotic animals. Featuring expanded coverage of ocular conditions in cats, horses, and birds - and featuring  nearly two thousand color photographs and illustrations - the book is a must for any practitioner treating eye disease. 

Veterinary Ophthalmology, Sixth Edition discusses all topics relevant to diagnosing, treating, and managing any disease related to the eye.  The book also offers a companion website featuring video clips, and images from the book in PowerPoint, and contains the most comprehensive bibliographies found on the subject.

  • Updates the gold-standard reference for veterinary ophthalmology
  • Presents expanded coverage of feline, equine, and avian ophthalmology
  • Incorporates new knowledge on diagnostics and therapeutics to provide a truly state-of-the-art text
  • Provides 2,000 images to illustrate the concepts described
  • Written by an international list of preeminent ophthalmologists
  • Includes access to a companion website with video clips and the images for download in PowerPoint

Veterinary Ophthalmology, Sixth Edition is an essential purchase for veterinary ophthalmologists and any practitioner treating ophthalmic diseases.

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About the Companion Website

Volume 1

Section I: Basic Vision Sciences
Edited by Diane V.H. Hendrix

1 Ocular Embryology and Congenital Malformations
Cynthia S. Cook

2 Ophthalmic Anatomy
Jessica M. Meekins, Amy J. Rankin, and Don A. Samuelson

3 Physiology of the Eye
Diane V.H. Hendrix, Sara M. Thomasy, and Glenwood G. Gum

4 Optics and Physiology of Vision
Ron Ofri and Björn Ekesten

5 Fundamentals of Animal Vision
Björn Ekesten and Ron Ofri

note to copy editor – style rest of toc like Ch 1 to 5

Section II: Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology
Edited by Diane V.H. Hendrix, Gil Ben-Shlomo, and Brian C. Gilger

Chapter 6 (Ocular Immunology): Robert English and Brian C. Gilger

Chapter 7 (Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology): David Gould, Emma Dewhurst, and Kostas Papasouliotis

Chapter 8 (Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics)

Part 1: (Ocular Drug Delivery): Alain Regnier

Part 2: (Antibacterial, Antifungal, and Antiviral Agents): Alison Clode and Erin M. Scott

Part 3: (Anti-Inflammatory and Immunosuppressant Drugs): Amy Rankin

Part 4: (Mydriatics/Cycloplegics, Anesthetics, and Tear Substitutes and Stimulators): Ian P. Herring

Part 5: (Medical Therapy for Glaucoma): Caryn E. Plummer

Chapter 9 (Veterinary Ophthalmic Pathology): Bruce H. Grahn and Robert L. Peiffer

Chapter 10 (Ophthalmic Examination and Diagnostics)

Part 1 (The Eye Examination and Diagnostic Procedures): Heidi J. Featherstone and Christine L. Heinrich

Part 2 (Ocular Imaging): David Donaldson and Claudia Hartley

Part 3 (Diagnostic Ophthalmic Ultrasound): Ellison Bentley, Stefano Pizzirani, and Kenneth R. Waller III

Part 4 (Clinical Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of the Visual System): Gil Ben-Shlomo

Chapter 11 (Ophthalmic Genetics and DNA Testing): Simon M. Petersen-Jones

Chapter 12 (Fundamental of Ophthalmic Microsurgery): David A. Wilkie

Chapter 13 (Digital Ophthalmic Photography): Richard J. McMullen, Jr., Nicholas J. Millichamp, and Christopher G. Pirie

Section IIIA: Canine Ophthalmology
Edited by Gil Ben-Shlomo, Brian C. Gilger, Kirk N. Gelatt, and Caryn E. Plummer

Chapter 14 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Orbit): Simon A. Pot, Katrin Voelter, and Patrick Kircher

Chapter 15 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Eyelid): Frans C. Stades and Alexandra van der Woerdt

Chapter 16 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Nasolacrimal System): Lynne S. Sandmeyer and Bruce H. Grahn

Chapter 17 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Lacrimal Secretory System): Elizabeth A. Giuliano

Chapter 18 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Conjunctiva and Nictitating Membrane): Diane V.H. Hendrix and Claudia Hartley

Chapter 19 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Cornea and Sclera): R. David Whitley and Ralph E. Hamor

final volume split to be confirmed – likely to be after Ch 19, 20 or 21

Volume 2

Section IIIB: Canine Ophthalmology
Edited by Gil Ben-Shlomo, Brian C. Gilger, Kirk N. Gelatt, and Caryn E. Plummer

Chapter 20 (The Canine Glaucomas): Caryn E. Plummer, András M. Komáromy, and Kirk N. Gelatt

Chapter 21 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Anterior Uvea): Diane V.H. Hendrix

Chapter 22 (Diseases of the Lens and Cataract Formation): Marta Leiva and Teresa Peña

Chapter 23 (Surgery of the Lens): Tammy Miller Michau

Chapter 24 (Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Vitreous): Michael H. Boevé and Frans C. Stades

Chapter 25 (Diseases of the Canine Ocular Fundus): Simon Petersen-Jones and Freya Mowat

Chapter 26 (Surgery of the Canine Posterior Segment): Allison R. Hoffman, Samuel J. Vainisi, Joseph C. Wolfer, and Andras M. Komáromy

Chapter 27 (Diseases of the Canine Optic Nerve): Gillian J. McLellan

Section IV: Special Ophthalmology

Edited by Caryn E. Plummer and Thomas J. Kern

Chapter 28 (Feline Ophthalmology): Mary Belle Glaze, David J. Maggs, and Caryn E. Plummer

Chapter 29 (Equine Ophthalmology): Caryn E. Plummer

Chapter 30 (Food and Fiber Animal Ophthalmology): Bianca C. Martins

Chapter 31 (Avian Ophthalmology): Lucien V. Vallone and Thomas J. Kern

Chapter 32 (Ophthalmology of New World Camelids): Juliet R. Gionfriddo and Ralph E. Hamor

Chapter 33 (Laboratory Animal Ophthalmology): J. Seth Eaton

Chapter 34 (Small Mammal Ophthalmology): David L. Williams

Chapter 35 (Exotic Animal Ophthalmology): Thomas J. Kern

Chapter 36 (Neuro-Ophthalmology): Aubrey A. Webb and Cheryl L. Cullen

Chapter 37 (Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease)

Part 1 (Dog): Aubrey A. Webb and Cheryl L. Cullen

Part 2 (Cat): Aubrey A. Webb and Cheryl L. Cullen

Part 3 (Horse): Aubrey A. Webb and Cheryl L. Cullen

Part 4 (Food Animals): Aubrey A. Webb and Cheryl L. Cullen


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Kirk N. Gelatt University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
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