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Clinicians prone to information overload will appreciate the concise, matter-of-fact style of Ophthalmic Essentials. Intended as a ready reference and memory aid for practitioners, a study guide for those taking board examinations, and a handy text for medical students and allied health professionals, this book covers the full range of subjects in ophthalmology. Specific topics include optics, corneal disease, glaucoma, retina, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, and ocular trauma.
More than 24 distinguished authors contributed to the text, which is arranged in a loose outline format. Pertinent information associated with the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of most visual disorders can be quickly located.
The strength of Ophthalmic Essentials is its suitability for day-to-day application. The text is sufficiently detailed to be of practical benefit to the clinician and organized logically enough to allow a quick skim through it in the middle of a busy day. It is reasonably priced
Vukich JA. Ophthalmic Essentials. Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(2):145. doi:10.1001/archopht.1995.01100020023018