The Ophthalmic Assistant E-Book

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold A. Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733466

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 6543

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

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

Author: Harold Aaron Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323033305

Category: Medical

Page: 871

View: 2904

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,Sharon Stecik

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424038

Category: Medical

Page: 125

View: 2486

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: 935090425X

Category: Medical

Page: 406

View: 1235

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 Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426483

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 3663

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

Basic Procedures

Author: Lindy DuBois

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427497

Category: Medical

Page: 122

View: 2031

The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. This book provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. The author 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.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617110580

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 7956

"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.

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

An Independent Study Course

Author: Emanuel Newmark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560555988

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 350

View: 6073

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

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556423697

Category: Medical

Page: 137

View: 4823

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking is a handy reference tool while administering an eye exam to a patient, making it ideal for on-the-job training. Because it is organized by topic, this manual is quick and easy to use. An accurate history is crucial in any eye exam. In this book, Jan Ledford not only advises you on patient confidentiality and how to condense a lengthy narrative, but also provides tips on patient rapport. Specific questions to ask the patient are included regarding ocular and systemic disorders, visual and physical symptoms, and medications. This handy manual will lead you in the right direction to increase efficiency and accuracy in ocular history taking.

Ophthalmology: A Brief Review for Nurses, Medical Students and Ophthalmic Technicians

Author: MD Justin E. Anderson

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615199968

Category: Medical

Page: 71

View: 4051

LEARN THE LANGUAGE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY before your rotation. . . Ophthalmology: A Brief Review for Nurses Medical Students, and Medical Technicians is a succinct primer for all members of the ophthalmic healthcare team. Listening to the digital audio of this book is a fast and efficient review or introduction to ophthalmology. Learning ophthalmology begins with learning the language of ophthalmology. Therefore, this text is laid out in a simple format with a disease and its definition and possible treatments. This text was originally written as a "Brief Review" for nurses studying for the Certification Examination for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (CEORN), addressing many subjects listed by the NCBORN 2007 Handbook; and serves as an excellent introduction or brief review to ophthalmology. This and other works also available in Digital Audio at www.ApolloAudiobooks.com.

Veterinary Ophthalmology

A Manual for Nurses and Technicians

Author: Sally M. Turner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0750688416

Category: Medical

Page: 205

View: 412

Covering essential information on nursing the veterinary ophthalmic patients, this illustrated guide includes advice on first aid and common ocular problems. It contains three useful appendices on ocular emergencies, causes of blindness and suppliers of ophthalmic equipment.

Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting

A Comprehensive Textbook

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617119330

Category: Eye

Page: 812

View: 2977

Time is an incredibly valuable resource for ophthalmic and para-optometric personnel, whether they are still studying on their way to certification or they are already in the trenches in daily practice. To keep up, they need a single, cohesive text containing everything they need to learn. Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbookmeets that need, covering all subject areas in detail while also maintaining a readable, user-friendly style. Editors Janice Ledford and Al Lens have gathered a prestigious team of over 40 contributors, all of them ophthalmic and optometric medical personnel, who actively perform the tasks they write about. Their time-tested expertise is like having a group of specialists right by your side to show how it's done and answer questions. From A-scan to zygoma, Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbookincludes everything ophthalmic and para-optometric personnel need to know to effectively perform their duties, assist their patients, and advance their careers. Each chapter is written in a friendly manner and follows an established framework, making it easy to digest any new information or as a quick reference to the material needed. Chapters also include valuable "tricks of the trade" that could only come from authors with intimate knowledge of their topics. Topics covered: General ophthalmic knowledge Ophthalmic skills Optical skills Ophthalmic medical sciences Surgical services and skills Administrative skills Whether perfecting current skills, learning new ones, or studying for exams, Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbook makes both a perfect learning tool for students and a complete reference tool for staff whether they are new to the eyecare industry or have years of experience.

Contact Lenses in Ophthalmic Practice

Author: Mark J. Mannis,Karla Zadnik,Cleusa Coral-Ghanem,Newton Kara-José

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387217584

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 9994

Even with the advances in intraocular lens technology and the growing diversity of refractive surgery techniques, the role of contact lenses in ophthalmic practice has only increased. This is due in part to the great strides in materials, technology, expanding applications (both refractive and therapeutic) for contact lenses, and the clear recognition that contact lenses will always be an important tool for the ophthalmologist. With the fitting of contact lenses as a medical art, requiring a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology and optics of the eye, this practice is formulaic only in part. The rest of contact lens practice requires sound medical judgment and decision- making that comes only with "hands-on" experience. The authors address this need by starting with a didactic approach that incorporates frequently-asked questions and straightforward answers so that the ophthalmology resident, intermediate contact lens practitioner, and optometrist will find this to be an indispensable resource.

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing

Author: Clifford W. Brooks,Irvin M. Borish

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750674805

Category: Medical

Page: 665

View: 4684

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.

Ophthalmology

Clinical and Surgical Principles

Author: Louis E. Probst,Julie H. Tsai

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556427352

Category: Medical

Page: 537

View: 4351

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.

All about Your Eyes

Author: Sharon Fekrat,Jennifer S. Weizer

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822336990

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 199

View: 3046

A concise, easy-to-understand reference book, All about Your Eyes tells you what you need to know to care for your eyes and what to expect from your eye doctor. In this reliable guide, leading eye care experts: —explain how healthy eyes work —describe various eye diseases, including pink eye, cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy —provide up-to-date information on eye surgery, including refractive, laser, and cosmetic For each eye problem, the authors describe in simple, straightforward language —what it is —the symptoms —what, if anything, you can do to prevent it —when to call the doctor —the treatment —the likelihood of recovery All about Your Eyes includes a glossary of technical terms and, following each entry, links to web sites where further information may be found.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781556423338

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 202

View: 313

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.

The Little Eye Book

A Pupil's Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781556428845

Category: Medical

Page: 175

View: 3267

An introduction to the field of eye care, providing a description of ocular anatomy and physiology, discussing things that can go wrong with the eyes, and looking at basic examination techniques and patient services, treatments, and surgery.