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Little Eye Book A Pupil's Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology

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ISBN-10: 1556428847

ISBN-13: 9781556428845

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Janice K. Ledford

List price: $28.95
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The Little Eye Book: A Pupilrsquo;s Guide to Understanding Ophthalmologyis an easy-to-understand introduction to the field of eye care that has been updated into a newSecond Edition. This book is written with the non-physician in mind, so you wonrsquo;t be bogged down with heavy details, yet every basic fact that you need is right here. With photographs as well as drawings and helpful tables and charts, this conversational-style text packs a big punch. Beginning with an illustrated description of ocular anatomy, the book sweeps you into the workings of vision with hardly a blink, where yoursquo;ll learn what happens when light meets the eye. But life is never perfect, and sometimes the eye isnrsquo;t either. Yoursquo;ll get a good overview of disorders and trauma, from lids to optic nerves. The all-important red eye has a section all its own, including symptoms, signs, whatrsquo;s an emergency and whatrsquo;s not. A chapter on eye symptoms and their potential causes will help you understand patientsrsquo; complaints.New to the Second Edition:- A chapter on refractive errors and their correction, including a section on glasses and contact lenses - New technology topics including optical coherence tomography, scanning laser tomography, wavefront analysis and more - Updated information on medications and refractive surgery - Includes over 65 figures and 10 tables Now you will finally understand how the eye works without spending hours trying to get through an overwhelming medical book. Need to know how to take a history, check vision or pupils, or give someone eye medications? Itrsquo;s in here! Wonder what special testing is available? We tell you! Have questions about surgery or medical treatment? Yep, we covered that, too, and more! Written by Janice K. Ledford, an eyecare professional with over 26 years of experience,The Little Eye Book: A Pupilrsquo;s Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology, Second Editionis perfect for anyone who works in the eye care industry or with patients, but isnrsquo;t an ophthalmologist.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
What's In There (Ocular Anatomy)
How It Works (Ocular Physiology)
Oh Say Can You See (Refractive Errors, Glasses, and Other Delights)
What Can Go Wrong (Common Eye Disorders and Trauma)
Crazy Eyes, Lazy Eyes, and Getting on Your Nerves (Strabismus, Amblyopia, and Neurology)
What's Going On? (Ocular Symptoms and Potential Diagnoses)
Checking It Out (Basic Examination Techniques and Patient Services)
Checking It Further (Overview of Ocular Tests)
Fixing It (Overview of Ophthalmic Surgery)
Treating It (Pharmacology)
Bibliography
Index