Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology

Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology

Hardback Saunders W.B.

By (author) David Maggs, By (author) Paul Miller, By (author) Ron Ofri

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Hardback | 520 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 282mm x 28mm | 1,701g
  • Publication date: 4 February 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1437723675
  • ISBN 13: 9781437723670
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 104,223

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Recognize, diagnose, and manage a wide range of common ocular conditions with "Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th Edition". Covering small and large animals including birds and exotic species, this reference provides the latest, most practical information on structure and function of the eye, ocular development, pathology, examination and diagnosis, surgical procedures, ophthalmic pharmacology and therapeutics, and management of ocular emergencies. Nearly 1,000 color photos and illustrations accurately depict ocular conditions and demonstrate surgical techniques. Edited by noted veterinary ophthalmologists David J. Maggs, Paul E. Miller, and Ron Ofri, this reference is an essential aid to clinical decision-making, from differential diagnosis to medical and surgical management.

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"The most recent edition of this renowned veterinary ophthmology textbook follows its predecessor's eyelids-to-orbit approach, focusing on ocular anatomy, detailed disease description, diagnosis and suggested treatments. The book comes in a hard cover for easier and long lasting handling of its 500 or so pages...In summary, this book provides a clinical approach of ocular conditions, diagnostic hints and treatment options that render it an indispensable tool for ophthalmological consultations. The clinical description is supported by good quality and self-explanatory drawings and pictures, which also give the book a veterinary?ophthalmology atlas perspective. In my opinion, it is an invaluable tool for veterinary students, general practitioners and veterinary ophthalmologists, and represents good value for money." The Veterinary Record, July 2013

Table of contents

1. Structure and Function of the Eye 2. Development and Congenital Abnormalities 3. Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 4. General Pathology of the Eye 5. Basic Diagnostic Techniques 6. Eyelids 7. Conjunctiva 8. Third Eyelid 9. Lacrimal System 10. Cornea and Sclera 11. Uvea 12. The Glaucomas 13. Lens 14. Vitreous 15. Retina 16. Neuro-Ophthalmology 17. Orbit 18. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases 19. Ocular Emergencies 20. Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets Appendices A: Breed Predispositions to Eye Disorders B: Glossary of Ophthalmological Terms