Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics by Birgit LorenzPediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics by Birgit Lorenz

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics

byBirgit LorenzEditorAnthony Moore

Paperback | February 12, 2010

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• Highly practical and clinically relevant

• Ophthalmology series is indispensable for continuous education and advanced training

• All editors with international reputation and contributing authors with expertise in their topics

• Reader-friendly format: Well-structured text and design, quick and easy to read

• Richly illustrated with numerous tables and color photos

• Bridges the gap between primary literature and daily practice

• Every 2ndyear each subject is refreshed with timely information about the new development in the specialized field

This volume:

Appeals not only to Ophthalmologists, but also to Pediatricians

Gives quick and practical introduction to the most up-to date treatment options in pediatric ophthalmology

Only addresses new developments of the past 2 years

Covers 3 main topics: Genetics, Pediatrics and Neurophthalmology, while competing titles focus on one of these subspecialties

Title:Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, GeneticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:364206146X

ISBN - 13:9783642061462


Table of Contents

Development of Ocular Refraction: Lessons from Animal Experiments.- Preschool Vision Screening: Is It Worthwhile?.- Modern Treatment of Amblyopia.- Retinopathy of Prematurity: Molecular Mechanism of Disease.- Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity.- Controversies in the Management of Infantile Cataract.- Management of Infantile Glaucoma.- Pediatric Ocular Oncology.- Paediatric Electrophysiology: A Practical Approach.- Clinical and Molecular Genetic Aspects of Leber's Congenital Amaurosis.- Childhood Stationary Retinal Dysfunction Syndromes.- Childhood Retinal Detachment.- Eye Manifestations of Intrauterine Infections.- Nonaccidental Injury. The Pediatric Ophthalmologist's Role.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The editors have very skillfully managed to put together the most updated evidence from many major areas of pediatric ophthalmology . . The book is useful for general ophthalmologists and ophthalmology trainees, particularly those who have an interest in pediatric ophthalmology. Pediatric ophthalmologists may also find it useful." (Shuan Dai, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 35, 2007)"This compact volume joins the ongoing series from Springer, 'Essentials in Ophthalmology' . . those looking for important and current information in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmic genetics will find the current work stimulating and informative. . will be a valuable resource for many segments of the ophthalmic community. . it should find a well-deserved place in our departmental libraries. . Electrophysiologists will find it a handy reference to help them understand their pediatric patients." (Scott E. Brodie, Documenta Ophthalmologica, Vol. 113, February, 2006)"This excellent book is part of a review series covering all the subspecialties in ophthalmology. . There are 14 chapters in this book each of which is written by world renowned experts . . illustrations in this book are excellent . . Overall this textbook succeeds in providing up to date information . and in presenting this information in a concise and easy to read format. . Whether you are a consultant or a trainee this would be an excellent addition to your personal library." (John Stokes, Eye News, April/May, 2007)"The volume entitled 'Pediatric ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, genetics' consists of 240 pages comprising 14 chapters commissioned by two distinguished editors with contributions from 24 acknowledged experts in their respective fields . . This volume is aimed at ophthalmologists and paediatricians. . The text is supported by many high-quality colour clinical photographs and by a number of colour and black-and-white drawings . . The book is a valuable resource for practising general ophthalmologists and those with a sub-speciality interest in paediatrics . ." (James Bainbridge, Graefe' Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 245, 2007)"The first edition of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Genetics by Birgit Lorenz and Anthony Moore meets their goal to highlight advances to key areas in pediatric ophthalmology and genetics. . Each section also contains preview and summary statements that give recommendations to the clinician. ... If, however, adding this text and future editions to a personal library helps keep the clinician abreast of current research and practice patterns leading to better patient care . ." (Paul Jeppsen, American Orthoptic Journal, Vol. 57, 2007)