Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology 4th Edition PDF.

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology 4th Edition

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology 4th Edition PDF

By Kirk N. Gelatt and Caryn E. Plummer

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology 4th Edition PDF provides readers with a user-friendly manual to the basics of veterinary ophthalmology. It puts a focus on the most relevant information for clinical practice. Emphasizing canine ophthalmology, the book also covers the foundations of feline, equine, farm animal, and exotic animal ophthalmology. To aid in reader comprehension and information assimilation, a companion website presents review questions and the figures from the book in PowerPoint. Sample topics covered within the work include:

  • Ophthalmic foundations: ophthalmic development and structure, physiology of the eye and vision, and ocular pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Canine ophthalmology: canine orbit (disease and surgery), canine eyelids (disease and surgery), canine lacrimal apparatus (tear secretion and drainage), canine cornea (diseases and surgery) and canine glaucoma
  • Other species: feline ophthalmology, equine ophthalmology, and food and fiber animal ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic and systemic diseases: comparative neuro-ophthalmology and systemic disease and the eye

Essentials of Veterinary Ophthalmology is a useful guide for veterinary students and practitioners looking to build out their core foundations of knowledge within their specific programs of study and disciplines.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
About the Companion Website xi

Section 1 Basics for Clinical Veterinary Ophthalmology 1

1- Development and Morphology of the Eye and Adnexa

2- Ophthalmic Physiology and Vision

3- Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics

4- Eye Examination and Diagnostics

5- Canine Orbit: Disease and Surgery

6- Canine Eyelids: Disease and Surgery

7- Canine Nasolacrimal and Lacrimal Systems: Disease and Surgery

8- Canine Conjunctivae and Nictitating Membrane: Disease and Surgery

9- Canine Cornea and Sclera: Diseases and Surgery

10- The Canine Glaucomas

11- Canine Anterior Uvea: Diseases and Surgery

12- Canine Cataracts, Lens Luxations, and Surgery

13- Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Posterior Segment

Section 4 Special Species 

14- Feline Ophthalmology

15- Equine Ophthalmology

16- Food and Fiber Animal Ophthalmology

17- Exotic Animals: Ophthalmic Diseases and Surgery

Section 5 Ophthalmic and Systemic Diseases

18- Neuro-ophthalmology

19- Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Glossary
Appendix A Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases in the Dog
Appendix B Inherited Eye Diseases in the Cat
Appendix C Inherited Eye Diseases in the Horse
Appendix D Inherited Eye Diseases in Production Animals
Appendix E Lysosomal Storage Diseases in the Dog, Cat, and Food Animals
Index

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