American Academy of Ophthalmology, James C. Bobrow MD's 2014-2015 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC): Section PDF

By American Academy of Ophthalmology, James C. Bobrow MD

ISBN-10: 1615255656

ISBN-13: 9781615255658

Studies the anatomy, body structure, embryology and pathology of the lens. Covers the epidemiology, evaluate and administration of cataracts and offers an outline of lens and cataract surgical procedure, together with particular occasions. part eleven additionally walks the reader via making a suitable differential prognosis and designing a administration plan for intraoperative and postoperative problems of cataract surgery.

Upon of entirety of part eleven, readers will be capable to:

Identify congenital anomalies of the lens
List varieties of congenital and bought cataracts
Describe the organization of cataracts with getting older, trauma, drugs, and systemic and ocular diseases
Describe the assessment and administration of sufferers with cataract and different lens abnormalities

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Kuszak JR, Deutsch TA, Brown HG. Anatomy of aged and senile cataractous lenses. In: Albert DM, Jakobiec FA, eds. Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1994: 564-575. West SK, Duncan DD, Munoz B, et al. Sunlight exposure and risk oflens opacities in a population-based study: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project. JAMA. 1998;280(8):714-718. • CHAPTER 4: Pathology • 47 • A B Nucleus :'it-- - Granular posterior subcapsular deposits (plaques) C Posterior subcapsular cataract {PSC) viewed at the slit lamp (Al and with indirect illumination (B).

Patients with Marfan syndrome may develop pupillary block glaucoma if the lens dislocates into the pupil or anterior chamber. Open-angle glaucoma may also occur. In addition, children with lens subluxation may develop amblyopia if their refractive error shows significant asymmetry or remains uncorrected in early childhood. A B Marfan syndrome. A, Arachnodactyly in a patient with Marfan syndrome. B, Subluxated lens in Marfan syndrome . (Part A courtesy of Karla J. ) Figure 3-15 ,.. • CHA PTER 3: Embryology and Developmental Defects • 37 • Spectacle or contact lens correction of the refractive error provides satisfactory visual acuity in most cases.

Some cataracts may be subtotal at birth and progress rapidly to become complete cataracts. Complete cataracts may be unilateral or bilateral, and they produce profound visual impairment. Membranous Membranous cataracts occur when lens proteins are resorbed from either an intact or a traumatized lens, allowing the anterior and posterior lens capsules to fuse into a dense white membrane (Fig 3-14). The resulting opacity and lens distortion generally cause significant visual disability. • CHAPTER 3: Embryology and Developmental Defects • 35 • Figure 3-14 Membranous cataract.

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