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Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care, 4th Edition

Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care, 4th Edition


Completely updated and revised, the fourth edition provides primary care physicians with must-know information on eye examinations, eye disorders, vision screening, strabismus, dyslexia, ocular trauma, genetic syndromes, and all pediatric-specific eye issues likely to be encountered in primary care.

Includes more than 200 images to aid in problem-solving.


  • Ocular anatomy and physiology
  • Pupil and iris abnormalities
  • Pediatric “pinkeye”
  • Corneal abnormalities
  • Dyslexia and learning disabilities
  • Leukocoria: cataracts, retinal tumors, and Coats disease
  • Ocular torticollis
  • And more…


  • All chapters have been updated and revised, including updated sections on optic nerve hypoplasia, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, lymphangiomas, retinopathy of prematurity, retinoblastoma, Aicardi syndrome, and Niemann-Pick disease.
  • Updated key references, figures, and tables.
  • Updates in the field of ocular genetics.
  • Updated treatment options, including for capillary hemangioma, for keratoconus, and gene therapy.
  • New topics: gyrate atrophy, iris cysts, pilomatrixoma, pyogenic granulomas, cerebrotendinous, and xanthomatosis.


Product Details

  • Paperback: 374 pages
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; Fourth edition (February 15, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1610022297
  • ISBN-13: 978-1610022293
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches