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A highly praised, well written, and richly illustrated modern classic in neuro-ophthalmology now in an exciting new edition with video clips!
Neuro-ophthalmology is an "overlap" specialty, encompassing all disorders that affect the parts of the central nervous system related to vision. Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Third Edition by world-renowned neuro-ophthalmologists and professors Valérie Biousse and Nancy J. Newman expands on the widely acclaimed prior editions, lauded with awards by the Association of American Publishers and the British Medical Association. The updated text reflects diagnostic advances such as optical coherence tomography and features new high-quality images and videos.
The text starts with neuro-ophthalmic and funduscopic examinations, visual fields, commonly used ancillary testing methods, and an overview of visual loss. Subsequent chapters detail a wide array of conditions including retinal vascular diseases, optic neuropathies, disc edema, disorders of higher cortical function, abnormal visual perceptions, diplopia, orbital syndromes, cavernous sinus and orbital vascular disorders, nystagmus/other ocular oscillations, and disorders of the eyelid. Final chapters are dedicated to nonorganic neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs, diagnosis of headache and facial pain, neurologic and systemic disorders that commonly have neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations, and an approach to management of the visually impaired patient.
Concise text coupled with more than 600 high-quality images enhances understanding of complex concepts
Easily accessible within pertinent sections, 69 video clips cover a wide spectrum of topics such as examination techniques, normal eye movements, eye movement disorders, and pupil findings
Clinical pearls, flow charts, boxes, tables, and a highly detailed index at the end of the text improve retention and assimilation of knowledge
This book is essential reading for students, ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery residents, as well as seasoned clinicians in these specialties. At once authoritative and easy to read, this resource provides readers with all the tools they need to diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmologic disorders.
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With nearly 900 illustrations and the combined 40-year experience of the authors, Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated serves as an atlas and a source of concise clinical information on the entire field. From anatomy and pathophysiology to diagnosis and management, the book provides a unique approach to thinking about, assessing, and treating neuro-ophthalmic disorders. It offers a "how-to" on performing the essential examination, and covers disorders of the visual afferent system, the pupil, ocular motor efferent systems, and the orbit and lid. The authors also point out the important neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations associated with common neurologic and systemic disorders.
Offers a basic introduction to anatomy, physiology, and examination of the eye for neurology students
Teaches brain anatomy and the fundamentals of neuro-imaging to ophthalmologists
Provides the coherent approach of two master teachers in the field
Begins each chapter with a quick outline of contents, and concludes with a comprehensive index
Features a handy examination chart and near card for easy reference
A portable atlas, manual, and study guide in one, Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated is perfect for residents preparing for board examinations in ophthalmology, neurology and neurosurgery. Practitioners and instructors of neuro-ophthalmology will also find this highly visual pocketbook a useful reference in their practice and classroom.
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Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Second Edition, is an up-to-date, beautifully illustrated text that guides readers in recognizing signs and symptoms, localizing pathology, developing a differential diagnosis, and selecting a management strategy. The content in this new edition reflects the most recent advances in neuro-ophthalmology.
Includes more than 900 full-color images, line drawings, and charts that help readers understand these complex conditions
Written by two of the most prominent neuro-ophthalmologists in the world, with a combined 40 years of teaching experience
Offers step-by-step guidance on performing examinations and covers disorders of the visual afferent system, the pupil, ocular motor efferent systems, and the orbit and lid
This second edition of Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustratedis a handy reference for ophthalmologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons as well as an ideal resource for residents preparing to take board examinations in these specialties.
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