The Ophthalmic Assistant

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold A. Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323394787

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold Aaron Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323033305

Category: Medical

Page: 871

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Simply written and well illustrated, this New Edition provides all the practical information ophthalmic and optometric assistants and technicians need to complete their day-to-day tasks, including paramedical training, ophthalmic technology, and efficient ophthalmic office management. It also serves as a useful guide for ophthalmic practice, featuring up-to-date coverage of ophthalmic diseases, surgical procedures, the latest medications, and the newest contact lenses. Readers will also find detailed information on the latest equipment used in practice and the skills required to understand the use of each piece in the clinical setting. Features useful appendices that provide quick reference to hospital/practice forms for learning efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Includes an easy-to-access glossary of ophthalmic terminology used in practice. Presents chapter outlines and self-assessment questions. Features the latest advances in cataract, refractive, and strabismus eye surgery, as well as the latest pharmacologic agents. Discusses the hottest topics in the field, such as phacoemulsification, MRI, and pediatric ophthalmology. Includes new chapters on wavefront and custom ablation · topography · computerized COT · optical dispensing · ethics and confidentiality · and ophthalmic assisting for international medical personnel. Presents an expanded section on ophthalmic terminology that includes more optometric entries, as well as and expanded translations section featuring Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Offers more comprehensive and practical information on the certification/recertification process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Uses new full-color images throughout to provide a better visual guide to identifying ophthalmic disorders, explaining difficult concepts-including surgical techniques-and showing the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. With 21 contributing experts

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

Author: Regina Boess-Lott,Sharon Stecik

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424038

Category: Medical

Page: 125

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The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, as well as for surgical assistants, opticians, plus low vision, and contact lens examiners. This book contains basic guidelines and typical scenarios that the ophthalmic surgical assistant needs to know. The text begins with the operative patient, including preoperative testing and consents, and travels through the operating room experience. Topics include gowning and gloving, preparing trays and tables, and sterilization techniques. Detailed descriptions of common operative procedures such as plastics, cataract, corneal, and retinal procedures are also included. Operative notes are written on a minute-by-minute basis so the reader can become familiar with the instruments and other implements, and the order in which they are used. This text will help prepare the ophthalmic assistant for any setting, whether it be hospital or office based.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426483

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617110580

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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"The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual, Third Edition is a revised edition of the best-selling exam preparation manual. It is an essential resource for anyone preparing to become certified as an ophthalmic assistant. With over 1300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers, illustrations, and photographs, this user-friendly text is excellent for both learning and reviewing important eye care topics. Subjects include taking a patient history, lensometry, measuring intraocular pressure, understanding optics, and much more. This edition is also helpful for students and others studying for certification in optometry, contact lenses, and opticianry"--Provided by publisher.

Ophthalmology: A Brief Review for Nurses, Medical Students and Ophthalmic Technicians

Author: MD Justin E. Anderson

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615199968

Category: Medical

Page: 71

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LEARN THE LANGUAGE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY before your rotation. . . Ophthalmology: A Brief Review for Nurses Medical Students, and Medical Technicians is a succinct primer for all members of the ophthalmic healthcare team. Listening to the digital audio of this book is a fast and efficient review or introduction to ophthalmology. Learning ophthalmology begins with learning the language of ophthalmology. Therefore, this text is laid out in a simple format with a disease and its definition and possible treatments. This text was originally written as a "Brief Review" for nurses studying for the Certification Examination for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (CEORN), addressing many subjects listed by the NCBORN 2007 Handbook; and serves as an excellent introduction or brief review to ophthalmology. This and other works also available in Digital Audio at www.ApolloAudiobooks.com.

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Al Lens,Sheila Coyne Nemeth,Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427923

Category: Medical

Page: 181

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Updated to include new material for beginners in ophthalmology and optometry, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is an essential text that covers a range of fundamental information for students and clinicians. With collaborations from Al Lens, Sheila Coyne Nemeth, and Janice K. Ledford, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition now begins with a jump-start chapter to overview the topic for those new to the field of eye care. Chapter two delves into embryology—a topic rarely covered—and addresses each structure of the eye, including the bony orbit, eyebrows, eye lids, lacrimal system, extraocular muscles, and the globe. While the text continues to emphasize normal anatomy, each chapter contains a glossary of common disorders. Also included is a description of diagnostic methods for examining various tissues. The physiology of various structures and systems is explained, including the visual pathway, the inflammatory response, immunology, binocular vision, refractive errors, and accommodation. To enhance the reader's understanding of each topic, illustrations are provided. Features of the Second Edition: • New jump-start chapter for beginners • Details on diagnostic methods for each structure or segment, including optical coherence tomography and retinal thickness analysis • Glossary of common disorders at the end of each chapter With new features and information, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is a valuable text for ophthalmic and optometric assistants, training facilities, and practices, as well as beginners in the field of eye care, including sales representatives and pre-med students.

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Basic Procedures

Author: Lindy DuBois

Publisher: Slack Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 122

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The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. This book provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. The author focuses on presenting fundamental instruction in a clear and easy-to-use manual. Essential chapters, such as those on patient history, medications, allergies, and refractive surgery have been updated to offer critical information for the ophthalmic professional.


Review of Ophthalmology

Expert Consult

Author: Neil J. Friedman,Peter K. Kaiser,William B. Trattler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323390579

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Designed to maximize easy retention and quick recall, Review of Ophthalmology, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Neil J. Friedman, Peter K. Kaiser, and William B. Trattler, is the best-selling review book you can trust to get you successfully through your exams. An efficient, easy-to-digest format distills key information into highly relevant bullet points. You’ll quickly master what you need to know in all subspecialty areas, including the latest information on today’s standard diagnostic techniques, medical treatments, and surgical options. Covers the most important and relevant aspects of each topic in a concise, bulleted format for easy recall and effective exam preparation. Highlights the text with hundreds of clinical and histological images, OCT and other current imaging methods, anatomic details, common ophthalmic test findings, and more. Presents the findings of key clinical studies with which you are expected to be familiar. Provides thoroughly revised content in every chapter, with extensive updates on new imaging standards and diagnosis and treatment for eye disorders. Test your understanding of essential information with an expanded collection of review questions following every chapter.

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

An Independent Study Course

Author: Emanuel Newmark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560555988

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 350

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This fourth edition has been revised to include two new chapters important to ophthalmic assistants - refractive surgery concepts and procedures, practice management and coding.

Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: PK Mukherjee

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935090425X

Category: Medical

Page: 406

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Ophthalmic Assistant is a practical guide to basic ophthalmology for trainees and allied health assistants. Beginning with the anatomy and physiology of the eye, the following chapters discuss symptoms and clinical examination. Each of the following sections describes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders in different parts of the eye, including lids, lacrimal system, orbits, cornea, retina and lens. Written in simple language, this comprehensive manual is enhanced by nearly 360 photographs, illustrations and tables to help trainees understand the clinical features of numerous ocular disorders and prescribe appropriate treatment. Key points Practical guide to basic ophthalmology for trainees and allied health assistants Covers diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases in all parts of the eye Presented in easy to read format, with simple language Includes nearly 360 clinical photographs, illustrations and tables

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide

Author: Emanuel Newmark,Lama Al-Aswad

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781615251001

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 257

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Helps in preparation for the JCAHPO COA Exam. This title contains hundreds of sample questions and answers covering the main topic areas outlined in the exam.

Ophthalmology

Clinical and Surgical Principles

Author: Louis E. Probst,Julie H. Tsai

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556427352

Category: Medical

Page: 537

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Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is a comprehensive, yet, accessible guide to medical and surgical ophthalmology that succinctly addresses the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye. Louis E. Probst, Julie H. Tsai, and George Goodman, along with the 16 world expert subspecialty contributors, have organized the concise, clinically focused, and user-friendly chapters by subspecialty and include the indications, techniques, and complications of common ophthalmic surgical procedures. This attentive chapter organization reflects the way modern-day ophthalmology is practiced. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles delivers practical emphasis, allowing the reader to apply the information into a clinical setting. Residents will additionally benefit from the surgical options discussed for specific disorders. Features: * More than 400 high-quality diagrams, figures, and color photographs. * Diagrams, tables, and figures to facilitate comparisons and assimilation of the information. * References to provide a starting point for further study and research. * Study questions at the conclusion of each chapter to allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare for important examinations. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is comprehensive and practical enough to be a complete resource for the ophthalmologist, ophthalmology resident, optometrist, as well as family physicians, medical students, and ophthalmic technician.

The Little Eye Book

A Pupil's Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781556428845

Category: Medical

Page: 175

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An introduction to the field of eye care, providing a description of ocular anatomy and physiology, discussing things that can go wrong with the eyes, and looking at basic examination techniques and patient services, treatments, and surgery.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781556423338

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 202

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This manual is essential preparation for the COA certification exam. Over 750 questions are included covering all of the topics addressed on the exam, such as measuring & recording acuity, lensometry, ocular dressings & shields, tonometry, instruments, & the A-scan, just to name a few. Score yourself on tough questions that could be on the exam. Explanatory answers are given so that the reader is able to completely understand the reason for the correct answer. Study & test taking strategies are also provided, along with suggestions for additional reading.

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424229

Category: Medical

Page: 205

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The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, low vision, surgical assisting, opticianry, and contact lens examiners. The Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual is a review book designed for those preparing for the COMT® certification exam. This manual offers some 600 multiple-choice questions on every topic listed in the test criteria, including advanced levels of tonometry, visual fields, color vision, clinical optics, motility, photography, pharmacology, and general medical knowledge. Material that is unique to COMTs, such as microbiology and special instruments & techniques, are also covered. Explanatory answers, often with supporting illustrations and tables as well as the reference from which the material was obtained, are offered to round out your study experience. Suggested study texts are listed, along with an appendix on how to take a practical examination.

Clinical Ocular Pharmacology

Author: Jimmy D. Bartlett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483193918

Category: Medical

Page: 944

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Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, Second Edition covers the diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures in the administration of drugs to the eye. This book is organized into five parts encompassing 35 chapters that evaluate the basic pharmacologic principles that govern the different types of ophthalmic drugs. It addresses the pharmacologic agents useful in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. Some of the topics covered in the book are the basic science of ocular pharmacology; clinical administration of ocular drugs; drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system; types of local anesthetics; review of anti-inflammatory drugs; and examination of inhibitors of aqueous formation. Other parts deal with the development of contact lens solution in clinical practice and the pharmacologic management of strabismus. These topics are followed by discussions of the legal basis of using drugs in optometry and the systemic effects of ocular drugs. The concluding part is devoted to the diseases of the optic nerve. The book can provide useful information to doctors, optometrists, pediatricians, students, and researchers.

Small Animal Ophthalmic Atlas and Guide

Author: Christine C. Lim

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118689771

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Small Animal Ophthalmic Atlas and Guide offers fast access to a picture-matching guide to common ophthalmic conditions and key points related to diagnosing and managing these diseases. The first half of the book presents photographs of ophthalmic abnormalities with brief descriptions, as an aid for diagnosis. The second half of the book is devoted to concise, clinically oriented descriptions of disease processes, diagnostic tests, and treatments for each condition. Small Animal Ophthalmic Atlas and Guide is a useful tool for quickly and accurately formulating a diagnosis, diagnostic strategy, and treatment plan for small animal patients. Ideally suited for use in the fast-paced practice setting, this text provides both reference images and information for managing the disease in a single text. Small Animal Ophthalmic Atlas and Guide is an easy-to-use aid for small animal general practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary interns seeking a quick yet complete guide to small animal ophthalmology.

Small Animal Ophthalmology

A Problem-oriented Approach

Author: Robert L. Peiffer,Simon M. Petersen-Jones

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780702028618

Category: Medical

Page: 318

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"Including an instructional CD-Rom of 40 clinical cases comprising video clips and questions ..."--P. [4] de la couv.