Pediatric Ophthalmology: Current Thought and A Practical by M. Edward Wilson (auth.), M. Edward Wilson, Rupal H.

By M. Edward Wilson (auth.), M. Edward Wilson, Rupal H. Trivedi, Richard A. Saunders (eds.)

Pediatric Ophthalmology: present proposal and perform’ is written by way of well known specialists with a long time of expertise and standpoint at the cutting-edge recommendations.
All chapters are constant in structure and magnificence and feature useful program to the day-by-day perform of scientific and surgical pediatric ophthalmology.
Starting with a advisor to the exam of kids, it covers all vital themes for all who take care of children’s eyes despite their area of interest pursuits in the box of pediatric ophthalmology. Many thoughts which were discovered over decades by way of skilled practitioners should be illustrated and defined to the reader. extra price is given with worthwhile tables and charts that might most likely get consistent use in workplaces and working rooms, for instance: vital drug dosages and side-effects, nystagmus surgical charts, strabismus surgical tables, spectacle artifacts, and an intraocular lens nomogram. This functional advisor will advertise realizing and replace and advisor the beginner and the professional to enhance the move of the exam and therapy final result. it really is the most informative and worthwhile books ever written for the pediatric ophthalmologist and the overall ophthalmologist who cares for children.

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2006) Refractive surgery for high bilateral myopia in children with neurobehavioral 31 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. disorders: 2. Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK). , Packwood, E. and Berdy, G. (2005) Correction of large amblyopiogenic refractive errors in children using the excimer laser. , et al. (2006) Refractive surgery for high bilateral myopia in children with neurobehavioral disorders: 1. Clear lens extraction and refractive lens exchange. J AAPOS 10: 357−363 Weakley, D. R. (1999) The association between anisometropia, amblyopia, and binocularity in the absence of strabismus.

27 • Anisometropic amblyopia is an important cause of visual impairment worldwide. Bilateral ametropic amblyopia can be severe enough to cause legal blindness in both eyes (20/200 or worse in the better seeing eye). Traditional treatment measures are ineffective in a significant number of affected children. 3 Postoperative Guidelines . . . . . . . . 5 Refractive Lens Exchange and Phakic Intraocular Lenses . . . . . . 6 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . .

3 Excimer Surgical Procedures . . . . . . 4 Setting up a Pediatric Excimer Refractive Surgery Program . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Preoperative Guidelines . . . . . . . . 2 Operative Guidelines . . . . . . . . . 27 • Anisometropic amblyopia is an important cause of visual impairment worldwide. Bilateral ametropic amblyopia can be severe enough to cause legal blindness in both eyes (20/200 or worse in the better seeing eye). Traditional treatment measures are ineffective in a significant number of affected children.

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