The Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323394789
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Genre: Medical

Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: Harold Aaron Stein
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 032303330X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Simply written and well illustrated, this New Edition provides all the practical information ophthalmic and optometric assistants and technicians need to complete their day-to-day tasks, including paramedical training, ophthalmic technology, and efficient ophthalmic office management. It also serves as a useful guide for ophthalmic practice, featuring up-to-date coverage of ophthalmic diseases, surgical procedures, the latest medications, and the newest contact lenses. Readers will also find detailed information on the latest equipment used in practice and the skills required to understand the use of each piece in the clinical setting. Features useful appendices that provide quick reference to hospital/practice forms for learning efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Includes an easy-to-access glossary of ophthalmic terminology used in practice. Presents chapter outlines and self-assessment questions. Features the latest advances in cataract, refractive, and strabismus eye surgery, as well as the latest pharmacologic agents. Discusses the hottest topics in the field, such as phacoemulsification, MRI, and pediatric ophthalmology. Includes new chapters on wavefront and custom ablation · topography · computerized COT · optical dispensing · ethics and confidentiality · and ophthalmic assisting for international medical personnel. Presents an expanded section on ophthalmic terminology that includes more optometric entries, as well as and expanded translations section featuring Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Offers more comprehensive and practical information on the certification/recertification process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Uses new full-color images throughout to provide a better visual guide to identifying ophthalmic disorders, explaining difficult concepts-including surgical techniques-and showing the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. With 21 contributing experts

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

Author: Regina Boess-Lott
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556424035
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Medical

The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, as well as for surgical assistants, opticians, plus low vision, and contact lens examiners. This book contains basic guidelines and typical scenarios that the ophthalmic surgical assistant needs to know. The text begins with the operative patient, including preoperative testing and consents, and travels through the operating room experience. Topics include gowning and gloving, preparing trays and tables, and sterilization techniques. Detailed descriptions of common operative procedures such as plastics, cataract, corneal, and retinal procedures are also included. Operative notes are written on a minute-by-minute basis so the reader can become familiar with the instruments and other implements, and the order in which they are used. This text will help prepare the ophthalmic assistant for any setting, whether it be hospital or office based.

Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: PK Mukherjee
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9789350904251
Release Date: 2013-05-30
Genre: Medical

Ophthalmic Assistant is a practical guide to basic ophthalmology for trainees and allied health assistants. Beginning with the anatomy and physiology of the eye, the following chapters discuss symptoms and clinical examination. Each of the following sections describes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders in different parts of the eye, including lids, lacrimal system, orbits, cornea, retina and lens. Written in simple language, this comprehensive manual is enhanced by nearly 360 photographs, illustrations and tables to help trainees understand the clinical features of numerous ocular disorders and prescribe appropriate treatment. Key points Practical guide to basic ophthalmology for trainees and allied health assistants Covers diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases in all parts of the eye Presented in easy to read format, with simple language Includes nearly 360 clinical photographs, illustrations and tables

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: Slack
ISBN: 1617110582
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

"The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual, Third Edition is a revised edition of the best-selling exam preparation manual. It is an essential resource for anyone preparing to become certified as an ophthalmic assistant. With over 1300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers, illustrations, and photographs, this user-friendly text is excellent for both learning and reviewing important eye care topics. Subjects include taking a patient history, lensometry, measuring intraocular pressure, understanding optics, and much more. This edition is also helpful for students and others studying for certification in optometry, contact lenses, and opticianry"--Provided by publisher.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426488
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide

Author: Emanuel Newmark
Publisher:
ISBN: 1615251006
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Ophthalmic assistants

Helps in preparation for the JCAHPO COA Exam. This title contains hundreds of sample questions and answers covering the main topic areas outlined in the exam.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426488
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing E Book

Author: Clifford W. Brooks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702038914
Release Date: 2006-10-12
Genre: Medical

The ultimate ophthalmic dispensing reference, this book provides a step-by-step system for properly fitting and adjusting eyewear. It covers every aspect of dispensing — from basic terminology to frame selection to eyewear fitting, adjusting, and repairing. Perfect for both students who are just learning about dispensing and practitioners who want to keep their skills up to date, this resource offers in-depth discussions of all types of lenses, including multifocal, progressive, absorptive, safety, recreational, aspheric, and high index. Plus, it goes beyond the basics to explore the "how" and "why" behind lens selection, to help you better understand and meet your patients' vision needs. A glossary of key terms provides easy access to definitions. Proficiency tests at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding of the material through multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true/false questions. A new full-color design with hundreds of illustrations that clearly demonstrate key procedures, concepts, and techniques. Updated coverage of the latest dispensing procedures and equipment. Detailed information on the newest types of lenses, including progressive, absorptive, aspheric, and atoric. Updated photos feature more current frames and lenses, keeping the book up to date with today's eye care trends.

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

Author: Emanuel Newmark
Publisher:
ISBN: 156055598X
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Ophthalmic assistants

This fourth edition has been revised to include two new chapters important to ophthalmic assistants - refractive surgery concepts and procedures, practice management and coding.

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Al Lens
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427921
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Updated to include new material for beginners in ophthalmology and optometry, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is an essential text that covers a range of fundamental information for students and clinicians. With collaborations from Al Lens, Sheila Coyne Nemeth, and Janice K. Ledford, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition now begins with a jump-start chapter to overview the topic for those new to the field of eye care. Chapter two delves into embryology—a topic rarely covered—and addresses each structure of the eye, including the bony orbit, eyebrows, eye lids, lacrimal system, extraocular muscles, and the globe. While the text continues to emphasize normal anatomy, each chapter contains a glossary of common disorders. Also included is a description of diagnostic methods for examining various tissues. The physiology of various structures and systems is explained, including the visual pathway, the inflammatory response, immunology, binocular vision, refractive errors, and accommodation. To enhance the reader's understanding of each topic, illustrations are provided. Features of the Second Edition: • New jump-start chapter for beginners • Details on diagnostic methods for each structure or segment, including optical coherence tomography and retinal thickness analysis • Glossary of common disorders at the end of each chapter With new features and information, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is a valuable text for ophthalmic and optometric assistants, training facilities, and practices, as well as beginners in the field of eye care, including sales representatives and pre-med students.

Ophthalmology

Author: Louis E. Probst
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556427350
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is a comprehensive, yet, accessible guide to medical and surgical ophthalmology that succinctly addresses the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye. Louis E. Probst, Julie H. Tsai, and George Goodman, along with the 16 world expert subspecialty contributors, have organized the concise, clinically focused, and user-friendly chapters by subspecialty and include the indications, techniques, and complications of common ophthalmic surgical procedures. This attentive chapter organization reflects the way modern-day ophthalmology is practiced. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles delivers practical emphasis, allowing the reader to apply the information into a clinical setting. Residents will additionally benefit from the surgical options discussed for specific disorders. Features: * More than 400 high-quality diagrams, figures, and color photographs. * Diagrams, tables, and figures to facilitate comparisons and assimilation of the information. * References to provide a starting point for further study and research. * Study questions at the conclusion of each chapter to allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare for important examinations. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is comprehensive and practical enough to be a complete resource for the ophthalmologist, ophthalmology resident, optometrist, as well as family physicians, medical students, and ophthalmic technician.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher:
ISBN: 1556423330
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Ophthalmic assistants

This manual is essential preparation for the COA certification exam. Over 750 questions are included covering all of the topics addressed on the exam, such as measuring & recording acuity, lensometry, ocular dressings & shields, tonometry, instruments, & the A-scan, just to name a few. Score yourself on tough questions that could be on the exam. Explanatory answers are given so that the reader is able to completely understand the reason for the correct answer. Study & test taking strategies are also provided, along with suggestions for additional reading.