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Since the last edition of this book, there have been a number ofadvances in the fields of glaucoma, corneal disease, medical retina andgenetics. This new edition discusses these developments while also providing anintroduction to the specialty of clinical ophthalmology for medical students,trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists, general practitioners, and anyone witha special interest in the subject.
Each chapter contains a brief introduction and an outline of theanatomy of the eye and orbit, and utilises an “answering problems” format.Emphasis is placed on the efficacy of modern treatments in ophthalmology andbrief historical information is provided where needed. Most chapters remain inthe original format of keeping a dialogue to maintain interest rather than apurely didactic approach with bullet points. References are deliberately keptto a minimum and the chapters end with a concise summary to assist the readerwith remembering the key points for each topic.