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All about your eyes

Author: Sharon Fekrat; Jennifer S Weizer
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
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"A concise, easy-to-understand reference book, All about Your Eyes tells you what you need to know to care for your eyes and what to expect from your eye doctor. In this reliable guide, leading eye care experts: explain how healthy eyes work ; describe various eye diseases, including pink eye, cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy ; provide up-to-date information on eye  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Fekrat; Jennifer S Weizer
ISBN: 082233660X 9780822336600 0822336995 9780822336990
OCLC Number: 61461685
Description: xvi, 199 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Foreword / Paul Lee --
Introduction / Jennifer S. Weizer, Sharon Fekrat --
1. Anatomy of the eye and how it works --
Eyelids / Ravi Dhandrashekhar --
Conjunctiva / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Sclera / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Cornea / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Iris / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Pupil / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Chambers / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Lens / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Vitreous / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Retina / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Retinal pigment epithelium and Bruch's membrane / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Choroid / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Optic nerve / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Orbit / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
Pathways from the eye to the brain / Ravi Chandrashekhar --
How the eye works / Carol J. Ziel --
2. Preventive eye care --
Recommended schedule for eye exams / Carol J. Ziel --
Eye care specialists : opticians, optometrists, and eye M.D.'s (Ophthalmologists) / Carol J. Ziel --
The eye exam / Carol J. Ziel. 3. Common vision problems --
Nearsightedness / Jennifer S. Weizer --
Farsightedness / Inder Paul Singh, Pratap Challa --
Astigmatism / Priyatham S. Mettu --
Presbyopia / Priyatham S. Mettu --
Colorblindness / Inder Paul Singh, Pratap Challa --
4. Options for correcting vision --
Glasses / Helen Chandler --
Contact lenses / Helen Chandler --
Refractive surgery / Alan N. Carlson --
Protective eyewear / Helen Chandler --
5. Eyelids and eyelashes --
Blepharitis / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Ocular rosacea / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Style and chalazion / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Dacryocystitis : tear duct and sac infection / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Drooping eyelids / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Ectropion and entropion : everted and inverted eyelids / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Cancers and benign lesions of the eyelids / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Blepharospasm / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
6. Conjunctiva and sclera --
Conjunctivitis (pink eye) / Scott Blackmon --
Subconjunctival hemorrhage / Scott Blackmon. 7. The cornea --
Dry eye syndrome / Julia Song --
Infectious keratitis / Julia Song --
Corneal abrasion / Julia Song --
Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome / Julia Song --
Corneal ulcer / Rosanna P. Bahadur, Natalie A. Afshari --
Keratoconus / Rosanna P. Bahadur, Natalie A. Afshari --
Corneal transplant / Rosanna P. Bahadur, Natalie A. Afshari --
8. The lens --
Cataract / Terry Semchyshyn --
Cataract surgery / Terry Semchyshyn --
Posterior capsule opacification ("After cataract") / Terry Semchyshyn --
Dislocated lens / Terry Semchyshyn --
9. Retina and choroid --
Age-related macular degeneration / Srilaxmi Bearelly, Michael J. Cooney --
Central serous chorioretinopathy / David Yeh --
Cystoid macular edema / David Yeh --
Diabetic retinopathy / David Yeh --
Endophthalmitis / Mila Oh --
Epiretinal membrane / Mila Oh --
Hypertensive retinopathy / Dianna Seldomridge --
Macular hole / Brooks W. McCuen --
Retinal artery occlusion / Sherman W. Reeves --
Retinal vein occlusion / Sherman W. Reeves --
Retinal detachment / Mila Oh --
Retinitis pigmentosa and other hereditary retinal degenerations / Scott Blackmon --
Retinoblastoma / Thomas J. Cummings --
Other tumors of the retina and choroid / Thomas J. Cummings --
Viral retinitis / Prithvi Mruthyunjaya --
Posterior vitreous detachment : flashes and floaters / Katrina P. Winter, Cynthia A. Toth --
Laser treatment of retinal diseases / Paul Kurz --
Retinal surgery / Vincent A. Deramo. 10. Inflammation of the eyeball --
Uveitis / Prithvi Mruthyunjaya --
Episcleritis / Prithvi Mruthyunjaya --
Scleritis / Prithvi Mruthyunjaya --
11. The optic nerve --
Glaucoma / Claudia S. Cohen --
Laser treatment of glaucoma / Claudia S. Cohen --
Glaucoma surgery / Claudia S. Cohen --
Optic neuritis / David A. Chesnutt --
Optic neuropathy / David A. Chesnutt --
Papilledema / David A. Chesnutt --
12. t The eye muscles --
Strabismus (crossed eyes) / Laura Enyedi --
Amblyopia (lazy eye) / Derek Hess --
13. The orbit --
Orbital cellulitis / Paul S. Riske --
Tumors of the orbit / Thomas J. Cummings --
14. Eye injury --
Orbital ecchymosis (black eye) / Herb Greenman --
Hyphema / Herb Greenman --
Orbital blow-out fracture / Kenneth Neufeld, Julie A. Woodward --
Open globe / Paul Kang --
Foreign body / Paul Kang --
Chemical injury / Paul Kang --
Eyelid lacerations / Paul S. Riske --
Ocular prosthesis (artificial or glass eye) / Kenneth Neufeld, Julie A. Woodward. 15. Systemic diseases that affect vision and the eye --
Diabetes mellitus / Kelly Walton Muir --
Hypertension (high blood pressure) / Kelly Walton Muir --
Hyperthyroidism and Graves disease / Jennifer S. Weizer, John J. Michon --
Multiple sclerosis / Kelly Walton Muri --
Autoimmune diseases / Kelly Walton Muir --
Migraine / Kelly Walton Muir --
Temporal (giant cell) arteritis / David A. Chesnutt --
Sexually transmitted diseases / Kelly Walton Muir --
Brain tumors / Thomas J. Cummings --
Stroke and cranial nerve palsies / David A. Chesnutt --
Human immunodeficiency virus / Kelly Walton Muir --
16. Cosmetic eyelid surgery / Julie A. Woodward --
17 Living with visual impairment / Renee Halberg --
Appendix : Major clinical trials / Jennifer S. Weizer --
Glossary --
Authors' affiliations --
Index.
Responsibility: Sharon Fekrat and Jennifer S. Weizer, editors. ; foreword by Paul Lee ; illustrations by Stanley M. Coffman.
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