Clinical Examination in Ophthalmology

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Elsevier India, Nov 18, 2009 - 390 pages
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In a clear and systematic style, Clinical Examination in Cardiology explains the basic methods followed in ocular examination.

The book is specially designed for UG medical students as well as those pursuing more advanced PG courses on ophthalmology. Clinicians would also find it an extremely useful reference source.

  • In-depth discussion of signs, symptoms and history taking.
  • Each chapter devoted to a specific system of the eye.
  • Highlights the applied anatomical and physiological principles underlining each procedure.
  • Text profusely illustrated through colour diagrams, flowcharts and clinical photographs.
  • Includes numerous practical tips and points useful in day-to-day clinical practice.

  • Presents a detailed exposition of the examination of

    • globe, cornea and sclera
    • eyes with abnormal intraocular tension
    • cases of squint
    • orbit and ocular imaging, and
    • retina and macula.

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Symptomatology and History Taking l
Examination of Vision and Recording of Visual Acuity 14
Examination of Eyes Under Diffuse Light 37
Examination of Eyes Under Focal Illumination 42
Examination of the Lid 49
Evaluation of a Case of Ptosis 65
Examination of the Lacrimal System 74
Examination of the Conjunctiva 81
Measurement of Intraocular Tension 173
Examination of Eyes with Abnormal Intraocular Tension 180
Examination of the Eyes Requiring Optical Correction 213
Examination of a Case of Squint 232
Neurological Examination of the Pupil 278
Examination of the Orbit and Radiology of Ophthalmic Interest 285
Examination of Retina and Macula 309
Examination of Vitreous 343

Examination of the Globe Cornea and Sclera 100
Evaluation of an Eye with Disorder of Tear Film 127
Examination of Anterior Chamber 134
Examination of Iris Ciliary Body and Choroid 141
Examination of Lens and Evaluation of an Eye for Lens Extraction 158
Examination of the Optic Nerve and the Visual Pathway 349
Examination of Eyes in Paediatric Age 365
Bibliography 372
Index 379

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