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There are many books that can help you in your career as an ophthalmologist. Reading these books will help you to know more about the specialty of ophthalmology and also it will give you a good idea about the diseases of eye. These books can be helpful for students who want to know more about this field, but they can also be helpful for practicing physicians who want to improve their knowledge or just want to have a good time reading.

Ophthalmology, 6th edition By Myron Yanoff MD, Jay S. Duker MD

Through five highly regarded editions, Ophthalmology, by Drs. Myron Yanoff and Jay S. Duker, has remained one of the premier texts in the field, providing authoritative guidance on virtually any ophthalmic condition and procedure you may encounter. The fully revised, 6th edition of this award-winning title continues to offer detailed, superbly illustrated content from cover to cover, with extensive updates throughout to keep you current with the latest advancements and fundamentals throughout every subspecialty area in the field. An easy-to-follow, templated format, convenient single volume, and coverage of both common and rare disorders make this title a must-have resource no matter what your level of experience.

The Eye Book: A Complete Guide to Eye Disorders and Health (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

Winner of the National Health Information Award (Consumer Decision-Making Information) by the National Health Information Awards, American Book Fest Best Book Social Change and Current Events by the American Book Fest

In The Eye Book, specialist Dr. Gary H. Cassel presents readers with trusted, evidence-based information they can rely on to protect vision and learn more about how to treat any eye problems that come up. This easy-to-understand volume takes a step-by-step approach, providing an overview of the eye’s anatomy, a tour of healthy vision, and an explanation of what steps readers and health care providers should take to address vision issues. Drawing on years of clinical experience with patients, Cassel also looks at eye complications associated with common medical conditions (for example, diabetes) along with the best treatments for eye conditions, such as cataracts and glaucoma.

Now in its second edition, this bestselling book continues to provide the interested reader, along with nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, and family doctors, with practical information about

• eyeglass materials, contact lenses, and refractive surgeries (including LASIK) to improve vision
• tips to spot and treat common eye irritations and infections, including conjunctivitis (“pink eye”)
• advice about when people should take care of an eye problem on their own and when they need to consult with an expert
• what people (and their health care providers) can do about blurriness, dry eyes, eye strain, eye allergies, and floaters
• how vision problems may be a sign of other health conditions, including thyroid problems and multiple sclerosis
• which medications may affect vision
• what people within and outside of the medical field need to know about macular degeneration and low vision

Richly illustrated and engagingly written, this edition features special bonus material, including a chapter on cosmetics and the eye, FAQs (“Can cataracts grow back after cataract surgery?”; “Will I go blind from my glaucoma?”), and a handy symptom index that allows readers to research topics by the presentation of an eye problem. Useful for everyone, including general medical professionals who want to learn more about the health of the eyes, this up-to-date, in-depth, and authoritative book will serve as a users’ manual for the eyes and help promote better vision for a brighter tomorrow.

. The books contain hundreds of high-quality images and illustrations that make them easy to understand and follow along with the text. The books cover all aspects of ophthalmology including anatomy, disease processes, diagnosis techniques, treatment options, complications associated with surgery and medications used for various conditions of the eye. These e-books are ideal for students preparing for board exams or those who want to learn more about this fascinating field of medicine from professionals in their field!

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