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Patient Pictures: Ophthalmology

By Peter Simcock

Published 2001

72 pages, 33 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-899541-95-9

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Sight is perhaps the most important of the senses, and many patients who consult their doctor or optometrist with a visual disturbance have a genuine fear of blindness and need comprehensible reassurance.

Examination of the eye can reveal local problems, such as a cataract or glaucoma, but can also provide evidence of medical conditions including high blood pressure and diabetes. The aim of this book is to help healthcare professionals explain these conditions and their treatments simply and clearly to their patients, with the aid of informative diagrams and concise explanatory notes.

Contents

The eye and eyelid
Examining the eye
Using eye drops and ointment
Local anaesthesia for eye surgery
The red eye: conjunctivitis
The red eye: ulcers, burst blood vessels and iritis
Types of contact lens and lens hygiene
Using contact lenses
Refractive laser surgery
Corneal grafting
Preparing for cataract surgery
Cataract surgery
After cataract surgery
Laser treatment after cataract surgery
Acute glaucoma
Tests for chronic glaucoma
Treatment of chronic glaucoma
Squint
Squint surgery
Retinal detachment surgery
Diabetic retinopathy
Age-related macular degeneration
Fluorescein angiography
Watery eyes in infants
Watery eyes in adults
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Dry eyes
Blepharitis
Chalazion or meibomian cyst
Upper lid ptosis in adults
Lower eyelid abnormalities
Thyroid eye disease
Artificial eye and orbital implant 

 

The author

Peter Simcock

MB ChB MRCP FRCS FRCOphth DO, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, West of England Eye Unit, Exeter, Devon, UK


 

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