The Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455733460
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Medical

Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.

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 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 Surgical Assistant

Author: Regina Boess-Lott
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556424035
Release Date: 1999-01-01
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.

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.

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Author: Lindy DuBois
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015062485514
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. Lindy DuBois focuses on presenting fundamental instruction in a clear and easy-to-use manual. Essential chapters, such as those on patient history, medications, allergies, and refractive surgery have been updated to offer critical information for the ophthalmic professional. New to this edition: An expanded History section with a detailed patient interview to comply with new regulations. Expanded Interim History section to include patients with low vision. New sections on Exophthalmometry and A-Scan Biometry. Make Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition your go-to text for information on the latest procedures and instruments used in the clinic today.

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.

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.

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.

Dictionary of Eye Terminology

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher:
ISBN: 093740473X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Reference

This new edition has been expanded with more terms and more abbreviations. Here are more than 5,000 of the most frequently used terms and phrases associated with the eye and vision, and 1,000 abbreviations and acronyms. Definitions are in "plain English" so everyone can understand them. SPECIAL FEATURES include mini-definitions within definitions (you don't need to chase down a cross-reference), phonetic pronounciations, and actual misspellings in the alphabetical listings, so you don't need to spell a word correctly to find it. Pocket size, for easy use.

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

Optical Devices in Ophthalmology and Optometry

Author: Michael Kaschke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527648986
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Science

Medical technology is a fast growing field. This new title gives a comprehensive review of modern optical technologies alongside their clinical deployment. It bridges the technology and clinical domains and will be suitable in both technical and clinical environments. It introduces and develops basic physical methods (in optics, photonics, and metrology) and their applications in the design of optical systems for use in medical technology with a special focus on ophthalmology. Medical applications described in detail demonstrate the advantage of utilizing optical-photonic methods. Exercises and solutions for each chapter help understand and apply basic principles and methods. An associated website run by the authors will include slides to facilitate the teaching/training of this material, and typical images collected by the described methods, eg videos of endoscopy or navigation, OCT, etc.

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.