Handbook Of Pediatric Strabismus And Amblyopia

Paperback | April 19, 2006

EditorKenneth W. Wright, Peter H. Spiegel, Lisa Thompson

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Based on Dr. Wright's classic major reference, Handbook of Pediatric Strabismus and Amblyopia outlines the latest findings in diagnosing the most commonly presenting problems in pediatic cases, offering the most complete assessment tools for accurate diagnosis and then best treatment options. Distilling the essentials of these prevelant and sometimes complicated cases into a portable, complete and authorative pocket reference, this handbook offers a complete picture of how to best treat pediatric patients. Specifically, the introductory chapters on the specifics of pediatric ophthalmology (embryology, post-natal development and the pediatric exam) will help newcomers to pediatric practice fully grasp the subtle differences in pediatric care. The chapters are written by leading experts in the field and are presented in a user-friendly format, relying on heavily illustrated in color plates, clincally helpful tables, charts, and decision-making guidelines. This approach will enable the practitioner (whether specialist or generalist) to make the most accurate diagnosis and choose the most effective treatment option.

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Based on Dr. Wright's classic major reference, Handbook of Pediatric Strabismus and Amblyopia outlines the latest findings in diagnosing the most commonly presenting problems in pediatic cases, offering the most complete assessment tools for accurate diagnosis and then best treatment options. Distilling the essentials of these prevelan...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:568 pages, 7.48 × 5 × 0.27 inPublished:April 19, 2006Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387279245

ISBN - 13:9780387279244

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Table of Contents

Pediatric Eye Exam.- Anatomy and Physiology of the Extraocular Muscles.- Laws of Ocular Motility and Introduction to Strabismus.- Visual Development, Amblyopia and Sensory Adaptations.- Introduction to Strabismus and the Ocular Motor Exam.- Sensory Examination.- Esotropia.- Exotropia.- Oblique Overaction and A- and V-Patterns.- Vertical Strabismus.- Strabismus Syndromes.- Neuro Based Ocular Motility Disorders.- Optical Pearls and Pitfalls: Tricks and Traps in Strabismus.

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From the reviews:"It covers all aspects of strabismus and amblyopia in great detail. . This is a very complete, well-illustrated and well-documented book . . All one would want to know is included in this hand-sized book. It would very valuable as a reference for residents and orthoptic students as well as a quick guide for practicing ophthalmologists and pediatric ophthalmologists and strabismologists." (American Orthoptic Journal, Vol. 56, 2006)