Basic Ophthalmology: Essentials for Medical Students, Tenth Edition

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Basic Ophthalmology: Essentials for Medical Students, Tenth Edition

Basic Ophthalmology: Essentials for Medical Students, Tenth Edition

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Basic Ophthalmology is an ideal complement to the medical student curriculum and is a key text for primary care residents and physicians who want to broaden their knowledge of eye disease diagnosis and treatment.

With this book, clinicians will learn how to obtain an appropriate ocular history and perform a complete eye evaluation. From the history and findings, the clinician should be able to diagnose and manage or refer common ocular disorders.

This new edition includes content updates, 140+ figures and 17 video clips. The practical text summarizes important concepts, describes techniques step-by-step, and provides resources for additional information.


  • Introduction to Ophthalmology
  • The Eye Examination
  • Acute Vision Loss
  • Chronic Vision Loss
  • The Red Eye
  • Ocular and Orbital Injuries
  • Amblyopia and Strabismus
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Eyelid, Orbital, and Lacrimal Disease – new chapter
  • Drugs and the Eye

10th ed., 2016
Executive editor: Richard A. Harper, MD

Print: 288 pages

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Print ISBN: 978-1-61525-804-8
eBook ISBN: 978-1-61525-805-5

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