Well organized and easy to read, Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 5th Edition, takes an accessible, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary care procedures that facilitate accurate diagnosis and effective patient management. This practical, clinically-focused text offers succinct descriptions of today's most frequently encountered optometric techniques supported by research-based evidence. You'll find essential instructions for mastering the procedures you need to know, including recent technical advances in the field.
Discusses technical advances that are dramatically altering optometry: Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and ultra-wide field imaging (optomaps).
Presents outstanding new digital images of OCT cases and optomaps for a wide variety of conditions of the central and peripheral retina.
Focuses on evidence-based optometry; all procedures include a section that reviews when and how the procedure should be measured and uses clinical wisdom in addition to research-based evidence.
Presents new digital images of normal variations of the eye - crucial visual support for understanding what is normal and what is disease.
Helps you clearly visualize procedures and eye disorders through full-color photographs, diagrams, and video clips.
Provides fully revised print on dry eye assessment based on the latest international Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS) guidelines.
Features coverage of changes in the eye due to high myopia, and expounds the need for myopia control techniques.
Offers extensive material online to enhance learning: video clips, interactive testing sections, additional photographs, and more.
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 248 x 191 mm
Edition: 5th Revised edition
"As technology changes quickly in the field of optometry, this updated edition is warranted. While comparable to other books in the field, this one stands out due to its strong online library of photos and videos. This is a useful resource that is a must-have for any student studying optometry. It is also a helpful reference for practitioners wanting a good and practical review."
-Kara Tison, OD (University of Louisville School of Medicine) Doody's Review Score: 91-4 Stars!
"This book is high yield and provides an excellent review of the topics it covers. It provides excellent detail on the surgical management of sports injuries of the ankle and foot. The updated version takes full advantage of the technological advancements since the second edition to make the material more accessible and clear."
-Jean Pierre Valette, MD (Oregon Health & Science University) Doody's Review Score: 91-4 Stars!