Visual Fields

Visual Fields

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This third edition of Visual Fields: Examination and Interpretation contains revisions and updates of earlier material as well as a discussion of newer techniques for assessing visual field disorders. The book begins with a short history of the field of perimetry and goes on to present basic clinical aspects of examination and diagnosis of visual field defects in the optic nerve, optic disc, chorioretina, optic chiasm, optic tract, lateral geniculate field bodies, and the calcarine complex. Additional aspects of visual field examination are explored including those of monocular, binocular, and junctional field defects, congruity vs. incongruity, macular sparing vs. macular splitting, density, wedge-shaped homonymous field loss, and monocular temporal crescent. Various new techniques of automated perimetry are also considered including SITA, FASTPAC, and SWAP. In all, this volume provides a very useful overview of the techniques, both old and new, of visual field examination in a multiplicity of eye disorders and as such will be of interest to all ophthalmologists, neuro-opthalmologists, retina specialists, and optomestrist.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 182.88 x 254 x 22.86mm | 997.9g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 67 color Halftones, 36 color Linearts, 24 B&W Halftones, 126 B&W Lineart
  • 0195389689
  • 9780195389685
  • 1,297,025

About Thomas Walsh

Dr. Thomas Walsh is the neuro-ophthalmologist at the Yale School of Medicine. He was trained and graduated from Bowman-Gray in 1958 and did his residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital from 1962-1964. He then did a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. Since that time, he has practiced neuro-ophthalmology at Yale, where he runs the Neuro-ophthalmology Service. He is also Senior Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, which he visits frequently.show more