Visual Fields by Thomas J. Walsh

Visual Fields

EditorThomas J. Walsh

Hardcover | November 26, 2010

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This third edition of Visual Fields: Examination and Interpretation contains revisions and updates of earlier material as well as a discussion of newer techniques for assessing visual field disorders. The book begins with a short history of the field of perimetry and goes on to present basicclinical aspects of examination and diagnosis of visual field defects in the optic nerve, optic disc, chorioretina, optic chiasm, optic tract, lateral geniculate field bodies, and the calcarine complex. Additional aspects of visual field examination are explored including those of monocular,binocular, and junctional field defects, congruity vs. incongruity, macular sparing vs. macular splitting, density, wedge-shaped homonymous field loss, and monocular temporal crescent. Various new techniques of automated perimetry are also considered including SITA, FASTPAC, and SWAP. In all, thisvolume provides a very useful overview of the techniques, both old and new, of visual field examination in a multiplicity of eye disorders and as such will be of interest to all ophthalmologists, neuro-opthalmologists, retina specialists, and optomestrist.

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Dr. Thomas Walsh is the neuro-ophthalmologist at the Yale School of Medicine. He was trained and graduated from Bowman-Gray in 1958 and did his residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital from 1962-1964. He then did a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. Since that time, he has practiced neuro-ophthal...

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Title:Visual FieldsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195389689

ISBN - 13:9780195389685

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PrefaceHistory of PerimetryOverview of PerimetryAnatomic Basis and Differential Diagnosis of Field DefectsEssentials of Automated PerimetryAutomated Perimetry in GlaucomaInherited or Congenital Optic Nerve DiseasesAcquired Optic Nerve DiseasesVisual Field Defects in Chorioretinal DisordersOptic Chiasm Field DefectsOptic Tract and Lateral Geniculate Body Field DefectsRetrogeniculate Visual Field DefectsFunctional Visual LossSubject Index