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[PDF + Videos] 2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 06: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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    2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 06: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

    Section 6 begins with in-depth discussions on the pediatric eye examination. Chapters in part one cover extraocular muscle anatomy, amblyopia, sensory physiology and pathology, and the diagnostic evaluation of strabismus. Get updated information on clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of esodeviations and exodeviations, pattern strabismus, vertical deviations, nystagmus, and special forms of strabismus.

    Part two features major revisions with content updates on pediatric uveitis and includes phenotype-guided case studies. An expanded discussion on childhood ocular trauma with a new chapter dedicated to unique issues in pediatric chronic eye care. 

    This revision includes 66 videos (sample), plus seven animations demonstrating the Krimsky test, cover-uncover test, alternate cover test, prism alternate cover test, simultaneous prism and cover test with eight activities and case studies. New flowcharts to simplify the classification of common forms of horizontal strabismus. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos and animations.

    Upon completion of Section 6, readers should be able to:

    Describe evaluation techniques for young children that provide the maximum gain of information with the least trauma and frustration
    Explain the classification and diagnosis of amblyopia, as well as the treatment options
    Describe the commonly used diagnostic and measurement tests for strabismus, plus identify and treat pattern and vertical strabismus, as well as special forms of strabismus
    List the possible complications of strabismus surgery, and describe guidelines to minimize them
    Design an approach to the diagnosis of decreased vision in children, and list resources available to these patients


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