Comprehensive Ophthalmology, 6th Edition


The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised, updated and reorganized into a new layout with six sections –

Section I: Anatomy and Physiology of Eye includes two chapters, one each on Anatomical and Physiological aspects of Eye and Ocular Adnexa.

Section II: Optics and Refraction comprises of two chapters, one each on elementary and physiological optics and error of refraction and accommodations.

Section III: Diseases of the Eye exhibits an exhaustive and thorough exposition of the text on disorders of eyeball, ocular adnexa and visual pathway in fourteen chapters.

Section IV: Ocular Therapeutics includes a chapter on Ocular Pharmacology and another chapter on Lasers and Cryotherapy in Ophthalmology.

Section V: Systemic and Community Ophthalmology covers updated text on these topics in two chapters.

Section VI: Practical Ophthalmology provides the exact scheme, pattern and ready made material on each aspect of the practical examinations in four chapters.Each chapter begins with a brief overview highlighting the topics covered followed by relevant applied anatomy and physiology.Various levels of headings, subheadings, bold face and italics given in the text will be helpful for a quick revision of the subject.Text is complete and up-to-date with recent advances.Text is illustrated with plenty of diagrams, comprising of clinical photographs and clear line diagramsOperative steps of important surgical techniques have been given in the relevant chapters.Important information has been given in the form of tables and flow charts.An authentic text for theory, practical and postgraduate entrance examinations.It will also serve as a handbook for residents in Ophthalmology as well as practising ophthalmologists. Review of Ophthalmology, a companion to the textbook, offers quick comprehension at a glance and an opportunity for self-assessment with latest multiple choice questions (MCQs).

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