Textbook of Ophthalmology is an essential book written to cater to the needs of undergraduate students and covers all the theoretical and practical topics of ophthalmology. It emphasizes the gradual understanding of all aspects of anatomy, physiology, pathological disorders, necessary investigations, and recommended management. Consisting of 28 chapters, the topics begin with anatomy and physiology of vision and further describe all the intraocular structures and their related disorders, intraocular tumors, and injuries. Separate chapters have been included for ocular manifestations in neurological and systemic disorders. The last chapter on community ophthalmology highlights the latest updates in the “National Program for Control of Blindness.”
• The text is as per the latest competency based MCI curriculum.
• It is written in a simple language with gradual progression of the content from basics of anatomy and physiology to pathology of different disorders.
• Understanding and reciprocation of the topics are made easier with algorithms, tables, along with more than 300 clinical images and illustrations.
• Applied aspects have been highlighted in boxes.
This book is a must for MBBS students, for those preparing for postgraduate entrance, as a foundation book for residents in ophthalmology, and as a review book for those practicing ophthalmology.
Sanjeev Kumar Mittal, MS, FICO (Japan), is the Head, Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. He completed graduation and postgraduation from GSV Medical College, Kanpur, and did fellowship from Gunma University, Japan. He has been trained at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai and LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He has 28 years’ experience as an ophthalmologist and is a well-known medical faculty from Uttarakhand since 1996. He has been a professor of ophthalmology for the last 15 years, and has authored 55 research publications and has 8 research projects to his credit. He has been bestowed with several awards for community ophthalmology services. Teaching and training students and spreading eye health awareness are his passion.
Raj Kumar Agarwal, MS, is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He completed his graduation and postgraduation from SN Medical College, Agra. He has 30 years of wide experience in the field of ophthalmology. Clinical work and teaching have been his passion, and he has special interest in clinical work of glaucoma, squint, and neuro-ophthalmology.