By Simon Nicholas Madge, James Kersey, Matthew Hawker, Meon Lamont (eds.)

A pragmatic instruction manual at the exam suggestions, apparatus, investigations and optical ideas which the start trainee in ophthalmology must master.

  • available and complete advisor to the sensible talents and ideas with which the trainee ophthalmologist has to be familiar
  • Clear counsel on use of kit which takes trainees massive perform to grasp -- e.g. slit-lamps, ophthalmoscopes, phacoemulsification machines and injectable or foldable lenses
  • Covers eye exam thoughts and investigations resembling visible fields and fluorescein angiography
  • Very transparent and simply comprehensible part on scientific optics, explaining thoughts reminiscent of ametropia
  • Illustrated in color throughout

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56 CORNEA Figure 5-83 Slit lamp photograph of corneal endothelial dystrophy in a Chihuahua. Note the fluid-filled lacunae under the corneal epithelium. Figure 5-84 Lipid degeneration in a Shetland sheepdog crossbreed with hypothyroidism. Also present is iris sphincter atrophy. Lipid degenerations in the cornea usually appear in older dogs in which lipid or minerals are deposited in the corneal stroma. Figure 5-85 Lipid keratopathy in a Siamese cat with severe hypertriglyceridemia. Figure 5-86 Perilimbal arcus lipoides in a German shepherd dog with hypothyroidism.

Figure 5-25 Bilateral eosinophilic and herpesvirus keratoconjunctivitis in a cat. Cellular infiltration is present in the cornea with mixed inflammatory cell populations with high eosinophil numbers. CORNEA 41 Figure 5-26 Neovascularization and cellular infiltrate in the cornea and nictitans of a cat with eosinophilic keratitis. Figure 5-27 Eosinophilic keratitis in a cat. Figure 5-28 Herpesvirus keratitis and eosinophilic keratitis. This cat was being treated with topical trifluridine and corticosteroids.

Corneal ulcer stained with fluorescein dye. Figure 5-9 Nonhealing (refractory, indolent) corneal ulcer with neovascularization. Note tag of epithelium in ulcerated area. Nonhealing corneal ulcers are seen in eyes with basement membrane defects. Superficial corneal ulcers do not heal because migrating epithelium does not adhere to the basement membrane. Figure 5-10 Superficial nonhealing corneal ulcer in a cat. Note the loose edges of epithelium (arrows). (Courtesy Dr. ) CORNEA Figure 5-11 Nonhealing superficial ulcer stained with flourescein dye.

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