Comprehensive Manual of Ophthalmology

by E Ahmed

This book, Comprehensive Manual of Ophthalmology, provides detailed information of ophthalmology and its contents can be helpful to undergraduate and postgraduate students, residents, and practicing ophthalmologists. Topics discussed in detail include anatomy of eyeball, bony orbit, eyelids and eyebrows, lacrimal apparatus, conjunctiva, cornea, sclera and episclera, and uveal tract. Nerves of the eye, embryonic origins of various ocular tissues, metabolism of the cornea, factors responsible for maintenance of normal intraocular pressure (IOP), average pressure in vessels of the eye, metabolism of the retina, and visual pigments, are some of the other topics discussed. Topics such as disorders of the lacrimal gland, acute mucopurulent conjunctivitis, essential atrophy of iris, inflammatory and postinflammatory glaucomas, anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION), and diseases of eye muscles, are also presented. The concluding chapters include syndromes of ophthalmology, community ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and ocular injuries.


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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ahmed E Calcutta National Medical College, Consultant, Eye Care and Research Centre, Kolkata
Eye Care and Research Centre, Kolkata, India
Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, India; Eye Care and Research Center, Kolkata, India
Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata; Eye Care and Research Centre, Kolkata, India
ISBN 9789350251751
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11293
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 406
Book Type Professional


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