More Details about Gems of Ophthalmology Retina 1st Edition 2018

General Information  
Author(s)HV Nema and Nitin Nema
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition1st Edition
Publish YearFebruary 2018


The book Gems of Ophthalmology—Retina covers a wide range of retinal diseases. Initial chapters have been devoted to the diagnostic procedures pertaining to the retinal diseases. Ophthalmoscopy, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, and fundus autofluorescence are helpful in reaching to a correct diagnosis of retinal disorders. Choroidal imaging, with enhanced depth imaging and swept source optical coherence tomography, is a new modality for measuring the thickness of choroid, is being increasingly used in clinical practice. Diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy and retinal vein occlusions are frequently encountered retinal disorders. The pathomechanism of diabetic macular edema (the most common cause of visual loss in diabetic retinopathy) and central serous chorioretinopathy are critically described. Authors has also discussed the management of age-related macular degeneration including stem cell and gene therapies. Surgical aspects of retina are also covered in the book. These include surgical management of macular hole, giant retinal tears, rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, and retinal cysts, and advances in microincision vitreoretinal surgery.

Key Features:- 

• Describes the basic diagnostic procedures for retinal diseases-opthalmoscopy, fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA), indocyanine green angiography (ICGA), and optical coherence tomography (OCT)
• Highlights the clinical features and management of diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, central retinal vein occlusion, etc.
• Diagnostic procedures of retinopathy of prematurity 
• Presents a detail account of mascular dystrophy and age-related macular degeneration 
• Macular hole and giant retinal tears and their management 
• Management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment by vitreoretinal surgery
• Diagnosis and treatment of retinoblastoma.

This book will help postgraduates, residents, and general ophthalmologists to understand the diseases of retina in a better way and enable to manage them in an efficient manner to prevent blindness.