New to this edition
Readership: This book is aimed primarily at trainee ophthalmologists, but will also be of interest to qualified ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses, ophthalmic technicians and non-specialist doctors with an interest in ophthalmology.
Alastair K. O. Denniston, MRC Clinical Research Fellow/Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology University of Birmingham, UK, and Philip I. Murray, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Birmingham, UK
Alastair Denniston is MRC Clinical Research Fellow for the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Birmingham and Honorary Specialist Registrar at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. His special interests are researching ocular immunity and trying to share with the wider world the wonders of ophthalmology.
Philip Murray is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Birmingham, and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. His main clinical and laboratory interest is intra-ocular inflammation (uveitis) and he has published over 100 papers on this subject. He is also an author of three ophthalmology textbooks and has contributed chapters to others. He is frequently asked to lecture in the UK and abroad, runs postgraduate revision courses for Part 1 and Part 2 FRCOphth and is an examiner for Part 2 FRCOphth and the Fellowship Assessment. He is also a member of the Education and Examination Committees of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Chairman of the Specialist Training Committee for Medical Ophthalmology, Member of the Academy of Medical
Royal Colleges Foundation Programme Committee, and Secretary of the International Uveitis Study Group.
Review(s) from previous edition"The sheer volume of information and eloquent explanation in this book is admirable. The authors have managed to include a wealth of knowledge in this book, whilst simultaneously making it accessible and practical, and therefore the ideal reference book to keep handy in your clinic.
- James Cameron, EyeNews
"...an excellent, very thorough handbook that is useful for opthamologists at any stage in their training or career." - American Journal of Opthamology
"Alastair Denniston and Philip Murray have followed up the first edition...with an excellent, very thorough handbook that is useful for opthalmologists at any stage in their training or career...a very useful reference handbook, unique and extremely comprehensive" - Elizabeth Yeu, Houston, Texas
1: Clinical skills
2: Investigations and their interpretations
13: Medical retina
15: Intraocular tumours
18: Paediatric ophthalmology
19: Refractive ophthalmology
20: Aids to diagnosis
21: Vision in context
22: Perioperative care
24: Evidence-based ophthalmology