All chapters are consistent in format and style, and have practical application
to the daily practice of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmology
Written by renowned experts with many years of experience and perspective on the state-of-the-art recommendations
Includes many techniques, tips and pearls learned over many years by experienced practitioners as well as guidelines to the eye examination of children
Each of these pediatric ophthalmology chapters has new information presented in a readable format
Chapters cut through the maze and give a bottom-line current position in the science of that subject
This guide will help novice and expert to improve the flow of the examination and treatment outcome
Pediatric Ophthalmology: current thought and practice’ is written by renowned experts with many years of experience and perspective on the state-of-the-art recommendations.
All chapters are consistent in format and style and have practical application
to the daily practice of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmology.
Starting with a guide to the examination of children, it covers all important topics for all who care for children’s eyes regardless of their niche interests within the field of pediatric ophthalmology. Many techniques that have been learned over many years by experienced practitioners will be illustrated and explained to the reader. Added value is given with useful tables and charts that will likely get constant use in offices and operating rooms, for example: Important drug dosages and side-effects, nystagmus surgical charts, strabismus surgical tables, spectacle artifacts, and an intraocular lens nomogram. This practical guide will promote understanding and update and guide the novice and the expert to improve the flow of the examination and treatment outcome. It is one of the most informative and useful books ever written for the pediatric ophthalmologist and the general ophthalmologist who cares for children.
Pediatric ocular surgery
Pediatric retinal disorders,
Table of contents
Pediatric eye examination. - Refractive error in children. - Pediatric refractive
surgery. - Amblyopia. - World-wide causes of pediatric blindness. - Vision screening.
- Evaluation of apparently blind child. - Comitant esotropia. - Exotropic deviations.
- Orthoptic evaluation and treatment. - Principles and management of complex
strabismus. - Dissociated deviations. - A and V pattern strabismus. - Paralytic
strabismus. - Duane's and other strabismus syndromes. - Adjustable sutures in
strabismus surgery. - Complications of strabismus surgery. - Nystagmus: evaluation
and treatment. - Pediatric ptosis and other eyelid disorders. - Pediatric lacrimal
Useful tables in pediatric ocular surgery: Drugs dosage and side effects. - Nystagmus table. - Strabismus tables. - Glasses artifacts. - IOL power