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Veterinary Ophthalmology (2-Volume Set)

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Veterinary Ophthalmology (2-Volume Set)

Veterinary Ophthalmology, Fifth Edition is a fully updated version of the...

NHBS Price: £218.99 $286/€244 approx

By: Kirk N Gelatt(Editor)

1672 pages, 1244 colour & b/w photos and illustrations

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Slipcase | Apr 2007 | Edition: 4 | #152504 | ISBN-13: 9780781766579
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Now in a two-volume Fourth Edition, this internationally acclaimed gold-standard reference is the leading text in veterinary ophthalmology. The book offers unparalleled coverage of disease and treatment of the animal eye, including both medical and surgical management of ophthalmic problems in domestic, exotic and laboratory species. For anyone with a special interest in veterinary or comparative ophthalmology, "Veterinary Ophthalmology" is an essential reference and a key addition to any specialist library.

With a host of international authors and full color illustrations throughout, the new edition carries on the tradition of excellence established in earlier editions. Highlights of the Fourth Edition include new discussions of noninvasive imaging technology, gene and gene-mutation DNA tests for inherited retinal degenerations, and expanded chapters on equine and feline ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, and ophthalmic manifestations of systemic disease. Chapters on ophthalmic pathology, canine eyelid disease and surgery, canine glaucoma, lens and cataract surgery, and canine vitreoretinal surgery have also been significantly revised by new authors.


Section I: Basic Vision Sciences
Chapter 1: Ocular Embryology and Congenital Malformations
Chapter 2: Ophthalmic Anatomy
Chapter 3: Physiology of the Eye
Chapter 4: Physiology of Vision and Optics

Section II: Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology
Chapter 5: Immunology and the Eye
Chapter 6: Microbiology and the Eye
Chapter 7: Clinical Ophthalmic Pharmacology and Therapeutics:
Chapter 8: Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmic Pathology
Chapter 9: Ophthalmic Examination and Diagnostics

Section III: Canine Ophthalmology
Chapter 10: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Orbit
Chapter 11: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Eyelid
Chapter 12: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Nasolacrimal System
Chapter 13: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Lacrimal Secretory System
Chapter 14: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Conjunctiva and Nictitans
Chapter 15: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Cornea and Sclera
Chapter 16: The Canine Glaucomas
Chapter 17: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Anterior Uvea
Chapter 18: Diseases of the Canine Lens and Cataract Formation
Chapter 19: Surgery of the Canine Lens
Chapter 20: Diseases and Surgery of the Canine Vitreous
Chapter 21: Diseases of the Canine Ocular Fundus
Chapter 22: Surgery of the Canine Posterior Segment
Chapter 23: Diseases of the Canine Optic Nerve

Section IV: Special Ophthalmology
Chapter 24: Feline Ophthalmology
Chapter 25: Equine Ophthalmology
Chapter 26: Food Animal Ophthalmology
Chapter 27: Laboratory Animal Ophthalmology
Chapter 28: Exotic Animal Ophthalmology
Chapter 29: Comparative Neuro-ophthalmology
Chapter 30: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

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Kirk N. Gelatt, VMD, Dipl ACVO, is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. Dr Gelatt is past President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and the American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology. He has been awarded the Ralston Purina research award, Gaines-Cycle award, Bourgelatt international award from the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, American Kennel Club Career achievement award, and Mark L. Morris Lifetime Achievement award.

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