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Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, 8th Edition

Clinical Ocular Toxicology
Authors :
Frederick T. Fraunfelder & Frederick W. Fraunfelder
Written by global experts in the field of chemical- and drug-related ocular problems, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, 8th Edition, provides need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology in one concise reference. This best-selling, us ...view more

Written by global experts in the field of chemical- and drug-related ocular problems, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, 8th Edition, provides need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology in one concise reference. This best-selling, user-friendly resource features a templated format, numerous full-color illustrations, and sweeping content updates throughout – all designed to eliminate uncertainty and ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment guidance.

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Written by global experts in the field of chemical- and drug-related ocular problems, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, 8th Edition, provides need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology in one concise reference. This best-selling, user-friendly resource features a templated format, numerous full-color illustrations, and sweeping content updates throughout – all designed to eliminate uncertainty and ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment guidance.


Key Features
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of drugs’ generic and trade names, primary uses, ocular and systemic side effects, and clinical significance.
  • Features a unique side effect index, a new concise paperback format for portability, and clinical photos of ocular symptoms of adverse drug reactions.
  • Covers dozens of new drugs used in the U.S. and internationally, as well as extensive updates to drug registry information to ensure access to the latest data.
  • Includes expanded sections on how to follow patients with visual adverse drug reactions to chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, isotretinoin, ethambutol, and more. Guidelines can be copied to use as patient handouts.
  • Offers extensive discussions of principles of therapy, ocular drug delivery, methods to evaluate drug-induced visual side effects, and the role of electrophysiology and psychophysics.
  • Provides the WHO classification system to help you determine whether a particular side effect is certain, probable, or likely to occur.
  • Ideal for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and busy clinicians in primary care, emergency medicine, and more – anyone who needs quick, on-the-spot consultation on ocular toxicology.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Author Information
By Frederick T. Fraunfelder, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Ophthalmology; Founder, National Registry of Drug Induced Ocular Side Effects; Consultant, World Health Organization; Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA; Frederick W. Fraunfelder, MD, M.B.A, Chairman and Roy E. Mason and Elizabeth Patee Mason Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Missouri University School of Medicine; Director, National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects; Consultant, World Health Organization and Director, Missouri University Health Care's Mason Eye Institute, Columbia, Missouri, USA