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Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition

Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition

For five decades, General Ophthalmology has served as the most concise, current, and authoritative review of the subject for medical students, ophthalmology residents, practicing ophthalmologists, nurses, optometrists, and colleagues in other fields of medicine and surgery, as well as health-related professionals. The Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition has been revised and updated in keeping with that goal.

Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition changes :

• Increased number of color illustrations, more available in the online version at accessmedicine.com

• New chapters on Ophthalmic Emergencies (3), Vision Rehabilitation (25), and Functional Vision Score (Appendix)

• Major revision of the tumors sections of Chapters 4 (Lids and Lacrimal Apparatus), 5 (Conjunctiva & Tears), 7 (Uveal Tract& Sclera), and 10 (Retina), of the sclera section of Chapter 7, and of Chapters 12 (Strabismus), 18 (Ophthalmic Genetics),19 (Ophthalmic Trauma) and 24 (Low Vision)

• Reorganization of causes and prevention of vision loss into a single chapter (20).

Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition
Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition

Vaughan & Asbury’s General Ophthalmology 18th edition content :

1. Anatomy & Embryology of the Eye 1

2. Ophthalmologic Examination 27

3. Ophthalmic Emergencies 58

4. Lids & Lacrimal Apparatus 67

5. Conjunctiva & Tears 83

6. Cornea 120

7. Uveal Tract & Sclera 145

8. Lens 174

9. Vitreous 183

10. Retina 190

11. Glaucoma 222

12. Strabismus 238
13. Orbit 259

14. Neuro-Ophthalmology 271

15. Ocular Disorders Associated With Systemic Diseases 314

16. Immunologic Diseases of the Eye 347

17. Special Subjects of Pediatric Interest 357

18. Ophthalmic Genetics 367

19. Ophthalmic Trauma 371

20. Causes and Prevention of Vision Loss 383

21. Optics & Refraction 396

22. Ophthalmic Therapeutics 412

23. Lasers in Ophthalmology 431

24. Low Vision 440

25. Vision Rehabilitation 452
The author is particularly thanking David Albiani, Robert Campbell, William Edward, Debra Shetlar, Dhanes Thomas, Constance West and Jack Whitcher for their contributions to previous editions. We warmly welcome our new authors, Toby Chan, August Colenbrander, Zélia Corrêa, Walker Motley, Lisa Nijm, Carlos Pavesio, Adnan Pirbhai, Edward Pringle, Shefalee Shukla Kent, Gwen Sterns, and Reza Vagefi.

 

 

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