Diagnostic Procedures in Ophthalmology

by HV Nema, Nitin Nema

The book, “Diagnostic Procedures in OPHTHALMOLOGY”, discusses about the advanced diagnostic investigations and procedures, which are useful to obtain accurate and speedy diagnosis of eye diseases. The routine tests required for examination of the ophthalmic patients include recording of visual acuity, color vision and color defects, slit-lamp examination, tonometry, gonioscopy, optic disc assessment, ophthalmoscopy, and perimetry are all explained in the book. It also discusses about tools like fundus fluorescence angiography, indocyanine green angiography A-scan and B-scan ultrasonography, their role in the diagnosis, documentation and treatment in various disorders. Some imaging techniques like ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM), confocal microscopy, and corneal topography are also discussed. Some chapters emphasize on the diagnostic procedures in infectious keratitis, uveitis, retinopathy of prematurity, concomitant strabismus, localization of intraocular foreign body, incomitant strabismus, dry eye disease, proptosis, genetically transmitted eye diseases, and intraocular malignancies. The book acts as a guide for ophthalmic practitioners for early diagnosis and taking right decision.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Nema HV
2. Nema Nitin
Editor's Affiliation
1. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
2. Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
ISBN
9789350908525
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12285
Edition
3/e
Publishing Year
2014
Pages
482
Book Type
Reference

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