Description

The chapters in this book, contributed by various authors working at the best centers in India, provide the reader with the basic information about the recent investigations in the field of corneal diseases, glaucoma, cataract surgery, and radiological imaging modalities. The text has been simplified to include the indications of the new tests, optical principle, interpretations of the printout, advantages, disadvantages, available clinical studies and patient examples with a self-assessment quiz. Numerous clinical photographs have been added related to each investigation to aid the reader in grasping the clinical utility of these tests.


Key Features

• Highlights clinical utility of new anterior segment investigations in ophthalmology.
• Includes indications, optical principles, interpretation of printouts and case studies.
• Evaluates cornea and ocular surface with specular and confocal microscopy, corneal topography and biomechanics.
• Adaptive optics, wavefront analysis and biometry for lens-based refractive surgery.
• Corneal hysteresis and contact lens sensor IOP monitoring in glaucoma.
• Scanning laser polarimetry, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA).
• Frequency doubling and short wavelength automated perimetry.
• Ultrasound biomicroscopy and anterior segment OCT.
• Orbital imaging techniques with CT scan and MRI.
• Includes self-assessment quiz (OSCE).
• Useful practical information for the residents and practitioners.

More Details about New Investigations in Ophthalmology

General Information  
Author(s)Tanuj Dada and Neha Midha and Tarun Arora
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition2nd Edition
ISBN9789386150998
Pages362
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearFebruary 2017