Essentials of Ophthalmology

by Samar K Basak

In the world of medicine, there is only one constant—change. Therefore, it has been essential to bring out the sixth edition of this book. Ophthalmology has changed considerably over the years, especially with the advancement of technology, which reflect the improvement in surgical techniques, innovation in treatment regimens, and even in the way we diagnose and manage diseases. The highlights of this edition are plenty of new colored diagrams and photographs, latest medical and surgical management of some diseases, and updates on newer investigations. The new look and the use of American spelling is to make the book reach out to a wider range of international readers. However, a few things have not changed in this edition, like its predecessors, is in four color. The bulleted format of the book, detailed illustrations, a selection of slit-lamp examination, and such features which facilitate revision have been retained. This book consists of total 28 chapter and presents a brief discussion on embryology and anatomy of eye, physiology and neurology of vision, ocular pharmacology, refractive errors, diseases of eyelids, conjunctiva, cornea and sclera, uvea, lens, vitreous, retina, optic nerve, orbit, and lacrimal apparatus, ocular injuries, common eye surgeries, blindness and its prevention, surgical instruments used in ophthalmology, etc.

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Author
1. Basak Samar K
Author's Affiliation
1. Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India, e-mail: basak_sk@hotmail.com
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, e-mail: disha@cal2.vsnl.net.in
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, West Bengal
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, E-mail: basak_sk@hotmail.com
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Center, Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore; 24 PGs N, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Disha Eye Hospitals Pvt. Limited, Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN
9789352501601
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12845
Edition
6/e
Publishing Year
2016
Pages
600
Book Type
Textbook

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