Basic Ophthalmology: Essentials for Medical Students

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Basic Ophthalmology is an ideal complement to the medical student curriculum and is a key text for primary care residents and physicians who want to broaden their knowledge of eye disease diagnosis and treatment.

With this book, clinicians will learn how to obtain an appropriate ocular history and perform a complete eye evaluation. From the history and findings, the clinician should be able to diagnose and manage or refer common ocular disorders.

This new edition includes content updates, 140+ figures and 17 video clips. The practical text summarizes important concepts, describes techniques step-by-step, and provides resources for additional information.


Introduction to Ophthalmology
The Eye Examination
Acute Vision Loss
Chronic Vision Loss
The Red Eye
Ocular and Orbital Injuries
Amblyopia and Strabismus
Eyelid, Orbital, and Lacrimal Disease new chapter
Drugs and the Eye
10th ed., 2016
Executive editor: Richard A. Harper, MD

Print: 288 pages


“Basic Ophthalmology has been the ‘go to’ book for medical students and primary care doctors for decades. This latest edition improves on the classic text with a fresh look, links to videos, and the latest in need-to-know ophthalmic knowledge. This will continue to be required reading for every medical student at the University of Pittsburgh.” -Evan “Jake” Waxman, MD, PHD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University Of Pittsburgh, Vice Chair For Education, UPMC Eye Center –American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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