Artificial Vision: A Clinical Guide by Veit Peter Gabel

By Veit Peter Gabel

This publication offers and analyses the newest study devoted to restoring imaginative and prescient in people who are critically impaired or blind from retinal sickness or harm. it really is written via the top teams world wide who're on the vanguard of constructing man made imaginative and prescient. The booklet starts by means of discussing the problems in evaluating and reading practical leads to the world of very low imaginative and prescient and the valuable clients and barriers of spatial solution with man made instruments. additional on, chapters are incorporated by way of researchers who stimulate the skin or the pigment epithelial part of the retina and by way of specialists who paintings on stimulating the optic nerve, the lateral geniculate physique and the superficial layers of the visible cortex.

Artificial imaginative and prescient: A scientific advisor collates the latest paintings of key man made imaginative and prescient examine teams to give an explanation for in a related and stringent order their various techniques, the scientific or preclinical results and their achievements over the past years. Senior ophthalmic fellows and educational practitioners will locate this consultant to be an essential source for realizing the present prestige of synthetic imaginative and prescient.

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Refractive Lens Surgery by Howard Fine I, Mark Packer, Richard Hoffman

By Howard Fine I, Mark Packer, Richard Hoffman

When Sir Harold Ridley implanted the 1st intraocular lens in 1949, he irrevocably coupled lens extraction with refractive surgical procedure. the aim of the implant continues to be primarily refractive to today. despite the fact that, we're now witnessing an unheard of flowering of know-how for pseudophakia.

Elimination of defocus and astigmatism, implantation of accommodative intraocular lenses and pseudophakic correction of higher-order aberrations require systematic preoperative evaluate and meticulous surgical process. Surgeons needs to meet the demanding situations of figuring out and imposing this new know-how in the event that they are to journey the arriving demographic tidal wave of child boomers wanting first-class imaginative and prescient with no hoping on spectacles.

Refractive Lens Surgery

- Represents a compilation of the easiest leading edge practices for attaining good fortune with refractive lens exchange

- presents the basic info you want to prevail through the present renaissance of intraocular lens technology

- Serves as either a textbook and a reference consultant to this interesting and speedily turning out to be section of ophthalmology

From gaining knowledge of biometry and lens strength calculations in eyes that experience had previous keratorefractive surgical procedure to studying the most recent micro-incision lens extraction recommendations, this publication is a useful source that is smart of the myriad of recent advancements during this field.

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Eye Pathology: An Illustrated Guide

This ebook is a complete, in-depth, and updated source on eye pathology that would be of serious useful worth for ophthalmic and basic pathologists and ophthalmologists. Congenital abnormalities, inflammatory stipulations, infections, accidents, degenerative ailments, and tumors are all lined by using greater than seven-hundred pictures. when it comes to tumors, the wide range of neoplasms that ensue within the eyelid, conjunctiva, retina, uveal tract, lacrimal gland and sac, orbit, and optic nerve are comprehensively reviewed, and the newest wisdom at the relation among genetics and diagnosis is gifted. Entries on particular ailments are equipped in a customary manner, with details on etiology, epidemiology, medical presentation, pathological features, differential analysis, treatment, and diagnosis. The authors are all famous specialists and participants of the ecu and American ophthalmic pathology societies.​

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Microgravity and Vision Impairments in Astronauts by Erik Seedhouse

By Erik Seedhouse

Recent missions on board the overseas area Station have printed formerly unreported physiological effects of lengthy period house flight, quite in eyesight, and during this short Dr. Seedhouse stories the prevailing theories on what reasons this degeneration and the way lengthy it's going to final. significantly, 60% of long-duration crews have pronounced subjective degradation in imaginative and prescient, a transparent indication that additional examine is important prior to astronauts embark on even longer-term area missions. diminished near-visual acuity used to be stated in forty six% of ISS/Mir crewmembers, leading to a metamorphosis of as much as 2 dioptres of their refractive correction. it's attainable that ophthalmic alterations were current because the first days of spaceflight, yet were attributed to different explanations; this method of the difficulty in addition to different hypotheses are all awarded in complete to provide a vast starting place of the present wisdom at the subject. The adjustments have happened at numerous instances in the course of a challenge with various levels of visible degradation. a few situations resolved on go back to Earth, yet a number of crewmembers haven't regained pre-flight visible acuity, indicating the wear should be everlasting. One rationalization of the syndrome has been attributed to hyperopic shift because of getting older, yet onboard research concepts, together with visible acuity checks, retinal imagery, and ultrasound exam of the attention, has ended in the popularity of a much wider syndrome. as well as imaginative and prescient adjustments, reports have stated pulling down of the globe, swelling of the optic disc (papilledema), choroidal folds within the retina, swelling of the optic nerve sheath, and visible box defects. it really is generally hypothesized that this spectrum of signs might be defined through an elevation of intracranial strain (ICP). setting up the provenance of this scientific challenge, tracking its incidence and resolving the indications for destiny long-term house missions is a key problem for area drugs. With this e-book, readers have an access aspect for figuring out the total scope of the matter and its attainable origins.

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Atlas of Feline Ophthalmology by Kerry L. Ketring

By Kerry L. Ketring

Winning administration of eye affliction is dependent upon the veterinarian’s skill to spot ocular beneficial properties and distinguish pathologic adjustments. Atlas of tom cat Ophthalmology, moment Edition is a useful diagnostic reference, supplying top quality colour pictures for comparability with a offering grievance. offering 394 pictures illustrating either common and pathologic ocular stipulations, this moment variation bargains a present, entire reference on ocular ailments, including stipulations famous for the reason that ebook of the 1st variation, a broader geographic scope, and plenty of new pictures with better caliber.

rigorously designed for simple reference, the contents are divided into sections equivalent to particular anatomical buildings of the attention. an invaluable appendix new to this version teams figures via etiology, making it effortless to discover each snapshot linked to a particular agent or affliction. Atlas of tom cat Ophthalmology, moment Edition is an invaluable software supporting normal practitioners in diagnosing eye ailment in cats.Content:
Chapter 1 common Eye (pages 1–8): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter 2 Globe–Orbit dating (pages 9–14): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter three Adnexa (pages 15–27): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter four Conjunctiva (pages 29–39): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter five Nictitating Membrane (pages 41–45): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter 6 Cornea (pages 47–66): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter 7 Anterior Uvea (pages 67–96): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter eight Glaucoma (pages 97–104): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter nine Lens (pages 105–111): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter 10 Vitreous (pages 113–115): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter eleven Retina and Choroid (pages 117–146): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze
Chapter 12 Optic Nerve (pages 147–153): Kerry L. Ketring and Mary Belle Glaze

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Diagnostic Procedures in Ophthalmology 2nd Edition by Nema

By Nema

The booklet is a prepared reckoner to conceptualize diagnostic methods like visible skill, color imaginative and prescient and color blindness, slit-lamp exam, tonometry, gonioscopy and overview of optic nerve head in glaucoma. provides a wealth of complete color photographs in addition to differential prognosis to spot a number of issues.

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Facial paralysis: rehabilitation techniques by Mark May, Barry M. Schaitkin

By Mark May, Barry M. Schaitkin

Derived from the second one version of the world-famous The Facial Nerve, this designated new booklet bargains the main complete method of rehabilitating sufferers with acute and long-standing facial paralysis. Representing greater than 30 years adventure of medical professionals who've played over 3,000 surgeries, it starts with a background of facial rehabilitative surgical procedure, after which makes a speciality of ways that experience confirmed to achieve success over the years.

For each one surgery, you will get key info on sufferer choice, symptoms, contraindications, issues, and extra. The booklet presents step by step directions for the ideas, with greater than 1,000 illustrations to illustrate the systems. Plus, you will discover useful tips about non-surgical equipment of improving the result of the systems, reminiscent of make-up, hair styling, or number of clothing.

All reconstructive surgeons--oral-maxillofacial, opthalmoplastic, facial plastic, cranium base, otolaryngologic, and neuro--will locate this article to be a concise and attractive advisor to treating facial paralysis. citizens also will enjoy the wealth of knowledge supplied the following

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Transient Ischemic Attacks by Seemant Chaturvedi MD, Steven R. Levine MD

By Seemant Chaturvedi MD, Steven R. Levine MD

This booklet was once born from the synthesis of the speedily proliferating box of cerebrovascular sickness examine, pleasure approximately powerful new imaging and healing thoughts, and the necessity to well timed teach clinicians in regards to the altering taking part in box for a typical, severe and dear syndrome - temporary ischemic assaults (TIA). TIAs can now stand all alone as an incredible, and, now and then, distinct element of symptomatic cerebrovascular affliction, exact adequate to warrant a textbook in its personal correct. With new info on a worrisome and severe common historical past, growing to be wisdom of chance elements and their administration, subtle neuroimaging concepts, and a broadening armamentarium of healing ways, the clinician is now confronted with a number of degrees of selection making. Does one admit the sufferer with a up to date TIA to the medical institution? What are the optimum imaging and diagnostic recommendations? What antiplatelet agent to take advantage of? what's the function for surgical procedure and interventional recommendations? How do I optimally keep an eye on linked chance elements? This e-book serves to supply the most up-tp-date info to aid advisor clinicians in the course of the top judgements to deal with their sufferers, utilizing evidence-based suggestions while on hand and specialist opinion whilst no reliable facts exist.Content:
Chapter 1 The Epidemiology of temporary Ischemic assaults (pages 1–30): Matthew L. Flaherty and Robert D. Brown
Chapter 2 Pathophysiology of mind Ischemia (pages 31–72): Jin?Moo Lee, Abdullah M. Nassief and Chung Y. Hsu
Chapter three scientific Syndromes—Brain (pages 73–92): Sandeep Kumar and Louis R. Caplan
Chapter four medical Syndromes—Ocular: temporary visible Loss (pages 93–115): Gregory P. Van Stavern
Chapter five Head CT and MRI Findings in sufferers with temporary Ischemic assaults (pages 117–136): Chelsea S. Kidwell and Jeffrey L. Saver
Chapter 6 Single–Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) (pages 137–161): Colin P. Derdeyn and William J. Powers
Chapter 7 Cerebrovascular Ultrasound (pages 162–187): Janet L. Wilterdink
Chapter eight Cardiac Diagnositc stories (pages 188–213): Marco R. Di Tullio and Shunichi Homma
Chapter nine Coagulation reports (pages 214–231): Karen Furie, Peter J. Kelly and J. Philip Kistler
Chapter 10 Antiplatelet remedy (pages 233–252): Michael J. Schneck
Chapter eleven position of Oral Anticoagulants (pages 253–263): Richard ok. T. Chan, Seemant Chaturvedi and Patrick Pullicino
Chapter 12 Heparin and comparable Compounds (pages 264–280): James F. Meschia
Chapter thirteen Diabetes Mellitus remedy (pages 281–308): George Grunberger and Fadi Al?Khayer
Chapter 14 high blood pressure remedy (pages 309–329): John M. Flack, Neel Patel, Vishal Mehra and Samar Nasser
Chapter 15 different clinical treatments (pages 330–347): Bradley S. Jacobs, Mar Castellanos and Ramesh Madhavan
Chapter sixteen Thrombolysis for Acute brief Ischemic assault and delicate Stroke (pages 348–364): Michael R. Frankel and James Bichsel
Chapter 17 surgical procedure for Stroke Prevention (pages 365–381): Larry B. Goldstein
Chapter 18 Angioplasty and Stenting (pages 382–414): Alex Abou?Chebl and Jay S. Yadav
Chapter 19 fee Effectiveness matters (pages 415–431): Susan L. Hickenbottom
Chapter 20 medical Vignettes (pages 432–438): Seemant Chaturvedi

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Photonic Crystals: Physics, Fabrication and Applications by Kuon Inoue, Kazuo Ohtaka

By Kuon Inoue, Kazuo Ohtaka

Photonic crystals are a truly sizzling subject in photonics. the fundamentals, fabrication, software and new theoretical advancements within the box of photonic crystals are offered in a complete means, including a survey of the complicated cutting-edge record.

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