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

A pragmatic guide at the exam suggestions, gear, investigations and optical suggestions which the start trainee in ophthalmology must master.

  • available and accomplished consultant to the sensible abilities and ideas with which the trainee ophthalmologist has to be familiar
  • Clear counsel on use of apparatus which takes trainees huge perform to grasp -- e.g. slit-lamps, ophthalmoscopes, phacoemulsification machines and injectable or foldable lenses
  • Covers eye exam recommendations and investigations akin to visible fields and fluorescein angiography
  • Very transparent and simply comprehensible part on scientific optics, explaining techniques comparable to ametropia
  • Illustrated in color throughout

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This is what happens in those with glaucoma. But in patients with papilledema the opposite occurs, and the increased ICP forces the lamina cribosa towards the intraocular space, which in turn causes swelling of the optic disc. Remember, we mentioned earlier that there may be significant microstructural intra-individual variations, and these can determine to what degree a person may be affected by these various ocular syndromes. For example, elasticity tends to decrease with age, so older individuals may be more susceptible to visual impairment.

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