OPHTHALMOLOGY

Diagnostic ultrasound

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Diagnostic ultrasound

Ultrasound is an indispensable tool in medical imaging and plays an essential role in ophthalmologic diagnoses. It is the most critical imaging technique in eyes with opaque media. This chapter…

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Ophthalmic photography

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Ophthalmic photography

In 1960 Novotny and Alvis performed the first successful fluorescein angiogram on a human being using black-and-white film. That event marked the advent of modern ophthalmic photography. Subsequent development of…

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History of spectacles

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on History of spectacles

Antiquity No one knows when the earliest vision aids were used. There are no written recordings from early times. No paintings or sculptures showing optical devices or specimens from these…

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Computerized corneal topography

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Computerized corneal topography

Introduction and basics Computerized corneal topography analysis is the measurement of the curvature of the corneal surface. This tool is based on the principles of keratometry and photokeratoscopy developed in…

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

When a patient, family member, friend, or stranger stops breathing, his/her heart stops beating, or is found unresponsive, it can be one of the scariest situations of your career. However,…

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Eye banking

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Eye banking

Introduction What is eye banking and why is it relevant to me , the ophthalmic assistant? Ophthalmic clinics will see patients with cornea disease. Some of those patients may require…

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Highlights of ocular surgery

Jun 26, 2022 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Highlights of ocular surgery

Many surgical procedures are performed to cure eye disorders, restore vision, prevent blindness, correct congenital abnormalities, or cosmetically improve the area in and around the eye. For each eye condition…

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