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.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 497
Weight: 1305 g
Dimensions: 260 x 193 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
From the reviews:
"A practical guide that reviews relevant and current thoughts in pediatric ophthalmology. ... The book targets trainees and practitioners. ... there is valuable information for all types of ophthalmologists and non-ophthalmologists. ... This is a readable, practical, and extremely helpful book on a wide variety of pediatric ophthalmology topics. ... This is a very unique book, mostly because of its practical approach, and thus has unique value on the practitioner's bookshelf." (Naureen A Mirza-George, Doody's Review Service, March, 2009)"This text is an addition to a field of already well-respected pediatric ophthalmology textbooks. ... The authors have succeeded in producing an eminently readable text. ... Trainees will definitely enjoy it in its `entirety' and practitioners will benefit from a full reading. ... The text illustrations are good ... . The tables are useful. ... it will excite the reader who wants more detail and stimulate greater and more detailed reading on the most intriguing aspects of the subject. It is a great starting point." (James D. Reynolds, American Orthoptic Journal, Vol. 59, 2009)