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Section 1: Epidemiology, Growth and Development 1. Epidemiology and World-wide Impact of Visual Impairment in Children 2. Clinical Embryology and Development of the Eye 3. Clinical Developmental Biology of the Eye 4. Clinical aspects of Normal and Abnormal Visual Development + DVM 5. Pre- and Post-natal growth of the eye and the visual system, emmetropization, refraction and refractive errors: current and developing treatments. 6. Milestones and Normative Data
Section 2: Core Practice 7. History, Examination and Further Investigation 8. Visual Electrophysiology: how it can help you and your patient 9. Imaging the fundus 10. Ophthalmic Genetics in your practice
Section 3: Infections, Allergic and External Eye Disorders 11. Toxoplasmosis and other intrauterine infections 12. Conjunctivitis of the Newborn 13. Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis 14. Endophthalmitis. 15. External Eye Disease and the Oculocutaneous Disorders 16. Ocular Manifestations of HIV/AIDS in Children
Section 4: Systematic Paediatric Ophthalmology Part 1: Disorders of the Eye as a Whole 17. Disorders of the Eye as a Whole Part 2: Lids, Brows and oculoplastics 18. Developmental Anomalies of the Lids 19. Ptosis, other lid problems, eyelashes and sockets- practical management 20. Lid and Orbital Capillary Hemangiomas and other Vascular Disease Part 3: Orbit and Lacrimal 21. Lacrimal System 22. Orbital Disease in Children 23. Neurogenic Tumours 24. Rhabdomyosarcoma 25. Other Mesenchymal Abnormalities 26. Metastatic, Secondary & Lacrimal Gland Tumours 27. Histiocytic, Haematopoietic and Lymphoproliferative Disorders 28. Craniofacial Abnormalities 29. Cystic Lesions and Ectopias 30. Inflammatory Disorders Part 4: External Disease and Anterior segment 31. Conjunctiva and Subconjunctival Tissue 32. Developmental Abnormalities of the Anterior Segment and Aniridia 33. Corneal Abnormalities in Childhood 34. Corneal Dystrophies 35. Lens 36. Congenital and Other Cataracts 37. Childhood Glaucoma Part 5: The Uvea 38. Uveal Disorders 39. Uveitis 40. Albinism Part 6: Retinal & Vitreous Disorders 41. Vitreous 42. Retinoblastoma 43. Prematurity and the Eye 44. Inherited Retinal Disorders 45. Pediatric Retinal Degeneration in Systemic Inherited Diseases 46. Inherited Macular Dystrophies 47. Congenital & Vascular Retinal Abnormalities 48. Flecked Retina Syndromes 49. Acquired and other retinal disorders (inc JX-LRS) 50. Retinal Detachment in Childhood Part 7: Neural Visual Systems 51. Optic Nerve: Congenital Abnormalities 52. Hereditary Optic Neuropathies 53. Other Optic Neuropathies 54. Chiasmal Defects 55. Raised Intracranial Pressure 56. The Brain and Cerebral Visual Impairment 57. Perceptual aspects of Cerebral Visual Impairment and their Management
Section 5: Selected Topics in Pediatic Ophthalmology 58. Ethics, morality and consent in Pediatric Ophthalmology 59. How to help the visually disabled child and family 60. Visual Conversion Disorder: Fabricated or Exaggerated Symptoms in Children 61. Vision, Reading and Dyslexia 62. Neurometabolic Disease and the Eye 63. Pupil Abnormalities and Reactions 64. Leukaemia 65. Phakomatoses 66. Accidental Trauma 67. Child maltreatment, Abusive head Trauma and the Eye 68. Refractive Surgery in Children
Section 6: Amblyopia, Strabismus and Eye Movements Part 1: The Fundamentals of Strabismus and Amblyopia 69. A vision of the present and future of strabismus 70. Amblyopia: the basics, the questions, screening and practical management 71. The physiological anatomy of eye muscles and the surgical anatomy of strabismus 72. Strabismus: the clinical approach 73. Why do humans develop strabismus? Part 2: Esotropias 74. Infantile Esotropias 75. Accommodative Esotropias 76. Special Esotropias (microtropia, myopia, acute comitant, sensory deprivation) Part 3: Exotropias 77. Intermittent Exotropia 78. Special Forms of Comitant Exotropia Part 4: Vertical , "Pattern" Strabismus and Abnormal Head Postures 79. Vertical Strabismus 80. "A", "V" and other strabismus patterns 81. Abnormal Head Postures: causes and management Part 5: "Neurological" Strabismus 82. Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders 83. Cranial Nerve and eye muscle palsies Part 6: Strabismus Treatment 84. Strabismus: non-surgical treatment 85. Strabismus Surgery 86. Strabismus Surgery Complications and How to Avoid Them 87. Unconventional and future treatments Part 7: Nystagmus and Eye Movements 88. Latent Nystagmus and DVD 89. Nystagmus in childhood 90. Supranuclear Eye Movement Disorders, Acquired and Neurological Nystagmus
Section 7: Common Practical Problems in a Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Practice 91. "I think my baby can't see!" 92. "My baby's got a red eye, doctor!" 93. The infant with a sticky eye 94. "Doctor, baby's eye looks strange" 95. "My baby's got a lump in the lid" 96. "My child keeps blinking and closing his eye" 97. "My baby keeps closing one eye" 98. "Baby's eyes are dry and sore" 99. "My child seems to hate the bright light" 100. "My child's eyes keep watering" 101. Proptosis at different ages 102. "My child seems to have a pain in the eye" 103. "My child's teacher says she can't see properly!" 104. "My child could see perfectly but now the vision is weak" 105. The Deaf-Blind Child 106. Optic Atrophy in Infancy and childhood 107. The Swollen Optic Disc 108. Headache in children 109. "My little girl tells me she sees strange things" 110. "My little boy isn't doing as well as he should at school" 111. "My child's pupils look odd!" 112. Unequal Pupils 113. Wobbly Eyes In Infancy 114. Abnormal Head Postures 115. Vital Communications: The Parents 116. Vital Communications: The Child 117. "My child just WILL NOT let me put the eyedrops in!" 118. Hand Defects and the Eye 119. Contact Lenses for small children 120. "I just cannot keep the patch on!!" 121. Helping visually impaired children to sleep 122. How should an ophthalmologist tell if a child's development is normal? 123. "What is a sensible screening programme for children?" 124. My daughter can't be doing this to herself!! Self-inflicted Injuries
By Creig S. Hoyt, MD, MA, Emeritus Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
and David Taylor, MD, FRCS, FRCP, FRCOphth, DSc(med), Professor Emeritus, Institute of Child Health, University College London; Director of Examinations, International Council of Ophthalmology, London, UK
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"This textbook on pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus is, simply put, the best available text on this subject matter, bar none!" -- Survey of Ophthalmology, Vol. 50, No. 5, September-October 2005, Review of Previous Edition
"this text is an excellent comprehensive resource in pediatric ophthalmology that attains its stated goals of "chapters that are related to each other, were clinically comprehensive and at a very high academic and practical level whilst being a 'masterpiece of compression'. " -- American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 140, Issue 2, August 2005, Review of Previous Edition
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"[T]his third edition continues as a comprehensive, abundantly illustrated (with some 1,650 images) reference important to ophthalmologists, optometrists, and pediatricians. All aspects are covered, including diagnostic and investigative guidelines, general principles of management, and detailed consideration of specific diseases. Emphasis is on a holistic approach to patient management that considers the family." -- SciTech Book News, Vol. 29, No. 1; March 2005, Review of Previous Edition