The Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbook by Leonard B NelsonThe Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbook by Leonard B Nelson

The Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbook

byLeonard B Nelson, Alex V LevinEditorLeonard B Nelson

Paperback | March 15, 2015

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Although residents and pediatric ophthalmology fellows examine patients in the clinic, they may not be involved in surgery on the same patients and even less often get to follow the progress of these patients postoperatively.The Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbookis designed to address this challenge in residency and fellowship education as a manual focused on developing surgical plans for strabismus patients.

Drs. Leonard B. Nelson and Alex V. Levin and their contributors have organizedThe Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbookto allow for the reader to take notes regarding their own diagnosis and treatment plan for each case that is presented. This workbook style and its practical, easy-to-read format make this resource useful for written and oral board preparation, and as a handy reference guide for use long after exams are over.

Each chapter presents an introduction into the decision-making process for a specific strabismus condition, followed by the surgical plans selected by three expertWills Eye Strabismus Centerstrabismologists with regard to their approach to the presented case.

Summary remarks by the chapter editor briefly review the basic concepts in developing a diagnosis and treatment plan while bringing together the varied opinions offered by the strabismologists in order to put them in context.

Topics covered include:
  • Strabismus surgery decision making
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Dissociated vertical deviation
  • Cranial nerve palsies
  • Strabismus syndromes
  • Strabismus in systemic disease
  • Reoperations
  • Nystagmus
  • Other complex strabismus cases

The Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery Handbookis an essential resource for residents and pediatric ophthalmology fellows, as well as other ophthalmologists, looking to develop their surgical planning skills. It is a helpful field guide for any ophthalmologists who does strabismus and who is looking for a handy addition to their reference shelf.
Leonard B. Nelson, MD, MBA, received a BA in biology from Columbia University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. Following a surgical internship at Harvard, he completed his ophthalmology residency at New York University Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. He went on to complete a 1-year fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the ...
Title:The Wills Eye Strabismus Surgery HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.34 inPublished:March 15, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617119687

ISBN - 13:9781617119682

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Stephen P. Kraft, MD, FRCSC

Chapter 1 Approach to Strabismus Surgery Decision Making
Leonard B. Nelson, MD, MBA
Chapter 2 Esotropia
Scott Olitsky, MD
Chapter 3 Exotropia
Daniel T. Weaver, MD
Chapter 4 Dissociated Vertical Deviation
Sepideh Tara Rousta, MD
Chapter 5 Cranial Nerve Palsies
Mary O'Hara, MD
Chapter 6 Strabismus Syndromes
Mark A. Steele, MD
Chapter 7 Strabismus in Systemic Disease
Miles J. Burke, MD
Chapter 8 Other Complex Strabismus Cases
Kammi Gunton, MD
Chapter 9 Reoperations
Rudolph S. Wagner, MD
Chapter 10 Nystagmus
Leonard B. Nelson, MD, MBA

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