Serves as an ideal complement to your medical student curriculum and a helpful tool for primary care residents and physicians who want to broaden their knowledge of eye disease diagnosis and treatment.
The tenth edition includes updated, practical information on the diagnosis, management and referral of common ocular disorders, and summarises important ophthalmic concepts and techniques. It includes coverage of eye examinations, acute and chronic vision loss, red eye, ocular and orbital injuries, amblyopia and strabismus, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular manifestations of systemic diseases and drugs and the eye.
This edition includes a new chapter on eyelid, orbital, and lacrimal disease. It also features 140 figures, access to 17 video clips, key points to remember, sample problems to test knowledge, and annotated resources.
Basic Ophthalmology has been the go to book for medical students and primary care doctors for decades. This latest edition improves on the classic text with a fresh look, links to videos, and the latest in need-to-know ophthalmic knowledge. This will continue to be required reading for every medical student at the University of Pittsburgh
-Evan Jake Waxman, MD, PHD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University Of Pittsburgh, Vice Chair For Education, UPMC Eye Center