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Essentials in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology in Extreme Environments

Editors: Subramanian, Prem (Ed.)

  • Identify common approaches to the care of disease and injury in these extreme conditions
  • Recognize gaps in knowledge
  • Assist clinicians in identifying and effectively treating these ocular disorders
  • Topics covered include high altitude and vision changes, night vision and military operations, undersea environmental medicine, and modern eye trauma surgery and outcomes
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About this book

Aiming to stimulate future research in ocular disorders that occur in specific environments presenting unique hazards to the eye, systemic health, or both, this book assists in identification and effective treatment for these cases.
Ophthalmology in Extreme Environments identifies common approaches to the care of disease and injury in these conditions, recognizing gaps in knowledge and working toward better informing the reader. Topics covered include high altitude and vision changes, night vision and military operations, undersea environmental medicine, and modern eye trauma surgery and outcomes. 

About the authors

Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery; Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Aurora, Colorado, USA

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Neuro-ophthalmolmic Sequelae of Sustained Microgravity

    Echalier, E. Lacey (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • The Effects of Extreme Altitude on the Eye and Vision

    Mader, Thomas H. (et al.)

    Pages 15-28

  • Refractive Surgery in Aviators

    Schallhorn, Craig (et al.)

    Pages 29-54

  • Night Vision and Military Operations

    Bower, Kraig S. (et al.)

    Pages 55-71

  • Deep-Sea Environments and the Eye

    Berdahl, John (et al.)

    Pages 73-82

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57600-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57599-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ophthalmology in Extreme Environments
Editors
  • Prem Subramanian
Series Title
Essentials in Ophthalmology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-57600-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-57600-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-57599-5
Series ISSN
1612-3212
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 112
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
Topics