Comprehensive coverage of current state-of-the-art knowledge in ophthalmology
Offers a systematic and complete source of information including basic principles and novel updates both clinical and scientific
Offers comprehensive access to focused information on all relevant topics in a clear and user-friendly manner (A-Z coverage)
Visual information is highlighted via high quality color images and important data is summarized via tables and graphs
All chapters were contributed by leading experts in the specific field
Rapid advances in pathogenetic insight, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and basic research continuously influence the state of the art in ophthalmology. This comprehensive encyclopedia offers a systematic and complete source of information including basic principles and novel updates, both clinical and scientific.
The encyclopaedic format offers comprehensive access to focused information on all relevant topics in a clear and user-friendly manner. The spectrum ranges from short definitions, cross references, acronyms to disease chapters including epidemiology, symptoms and differential diagnosis, sections on diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, and comprehensive scientific summaries describing recent findings as well as results from relevant studies. The material is presented in a standardized, uniform and concise way throughout all clinical and academic sections. High-quality images highlight visual information and tables and graphs summarize important data. The encyclopaedia is available in book and electronic format and is supplemented by a CD-ROM, which is linked to relevant ophthalmologic journals and is continuously updated. All chapters are authored by leading experts in the specific field. The target audiences are clinicians in ophthalmology and related specialties, researchers, and students.