Eye Movement Disorders

Hardcover | June 15, 2008

byAgnes Wong

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Eye Movement Disorders, by Dr. Agnes Wong, fills a great void in the Ophthalmology and Neurology literature by presenting eye movement disorders in a full-color, highly illustrative format. This text explains eye movement disorders in a concise yet comprehensive manner, which makes it anexcellent reference book and an outstanding learning text for anyone trying to master the intricate relationship between eye movement disorders, and their underlying neuroanatomy and pathophysiology. Its easy-to-read and user-friendly approach will appeal to specialists in Ophthalmology, Neurology,and Neurosurgery who need a rapid reference on less familiar clinical problems. Key features include: Provides a coherent, concise, and easy to assimilate description and explanation of different eye movement disorders Presents over 100 full-color clinical photographs, radiographs, and color illustrations highlighting pertinent anatomy and brain pathwaysHighlights key information and important features through boxes, tables, and algorithms

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Eye Movement Disorders, by Dr. Agnes Wong, fills a great void in the Ophthalmology and Neurology literature by presenting eye movement disorders in a full-color, highly illustrative format. This text explains eye movement disorders in a concise yet comprehensive manner, which makes it anexcellent reference book and an outstanding lear...

Agnes M. F. Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC received her undergraduate degree from Boston University. She then obtained her M.D. degree from McGill University and completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. After that, she completed a PhD in Neuroscience and clinical fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 10.98 × 0.79 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195324269

ISBN - 13:9780195324266

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SECTION I: The Six Eye Movement Systems1. Eye Rotations, the Extraocular Muscles, and Strabismus Terminology2. Introduction to the Six Eye Movement Systems and the Visual Fixation System3. The Vestibular and Optokinetic Systems4. The Saccadic System5. The Smooth Pursuit System6. The Vergence SystemSECTION II: Nystagmus, Saccadic Dyskinesia, and Other Involuntary Eye Movements7. Nystagmus8. Saccadic Dyskinesia and Other Involuntary Eye movementsSECTION III: Supranuclear and Internuclear Ocular Motor Disorders9. Ocular Motor Disorders Caused by Lesions in the Brainstem10. Ocular Motor Disorders Caused by Lesions in the Cerebellum11. Ocular Motor Disorders Caused by Lesions in the CerebrumSECTION IV: Nuclear and Infranuclear Ocular Motor Disorders, Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission, and Extraocular Muscle Myopathies12. Nuclear and Infranuclear Ocular Motor Disorders13. Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission14. Disorders Affecting the Extraocular Muscles

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"In this comprehensive approach to eye movements, Dr. Agnes Wong simplifies the complex systems of ocular motility into teachable bullet points, at once both accessible to the student and practical for the clinician, while maintaining a high standard of intellectual rigor and scientificvalidity. The book is highly illustrated with wonderful full-color schematic diagrams and tables. It is at the same time a reference text and a practical guide, ideal for the teacher as well as the practitioner."--Nancy J. Newman, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University Schoolof Medicine