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"A definite visual feast, this book is a prize for any bookshelf." (American Journal of Ophthalmology, review of the last edition) The 3rd Edition of this critically acclaimed source offers unparalleled visual guidance on state-of-the-art ocular diagnostic imaging, pathology, and surgery. More than 3,400 outstanding photographs and line drawings (over 1,800 in full color) richly capture a full range of common and uncommon eye disorders and the methods used to treat them. And, a bonus CD enables users to incorporate all of the book's images into electronic presentations.
Depicts the very newest imaging and pathology studies and their findings.
Covers the latest refractive surgery and LASIK techniques.
Delivers over 1,000 completely new illustrations—3,400 in all—over 1,800 in full color.
Includes all of the book's images on CD for convenient use in electronic presentations.
Features contributions from 20 world-renowned authorities.
Discusses examination, investigation, and diagnosis for each ophthalmic syndrome, as well as relevant embryology, histology, pathology, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease.
Offers an organization both by chapter and by ophthalmic subspecialty, making information easy to find.
Doody's Rating: * * * The long-awaited third edition of Spalton's acclaimed Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology is a comprehensive collection of beautiful photographs, illustrations, and well-written, clinically relevant text. The CD-ROM, which enables easy access to digital images, is a welcome addition to this edition, which has been 11 years in the making.
This is a gorgeous pedagogic tool that is unmatched in photographic quality and clarity of illustrations. This gem is greatly enhanced by the user-friendly CD-ROM that enables easy incorporation of digital images into presentation formats. It is a "must-have" for any reference shelf. Weighted Numerical Score: 87
"The atlas contains an excellent compendium of clinical pictures, slit-lamp photos, photomicrographs, electron micrographs and illustrations spanning a wide spectrum of ophthalmic topics. A CD-ROM is included with the book and contains not only the illustrations from the atlas, but also useful internet links. ... This atlas is a welcome reference for any ophthalmologist's library." --Ocular Surgery News, August 1, 2005
"It is a bounty of superbly chosen photographs... This atlas is unsurpassed in its representational clarity... A definite visual feast, this book is a prize for any bookshelf." - American Journal of Ophthalmology, review of the previous edition
"It is always easy to find criticism of a book is one looks hard enough. In this book it seems pointless... It is a superb atlas and I strongly recommend it as a pictorial addition to every clinician's library." - Clinical & Experimental Optometry, review of the previous edition
First edition: Winner of the Abbott Prize for Medical Writing
By David J. Spalton, FRCS, FRCP, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK; Roger A. Hitchings, FRCP FRCOphth, Professor of Ophthalmology and Consultant, Director of Research and Development, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK; and Paul Hunter, FRCP FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Kings College Hospital, London, UK
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