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.
• 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.
Dr. Probst has been an innovator in many refractive surgery techniques that include the treatment of LASIK flap striae, cross cylinder ablation techniques for the treatment of high mixed astigmatism, bioptics for the correction of high hyperopic astigmatism, single-use instrumentation for LASIK, flap/zap femtosecond LASIK, custom zone CustomVue LASIK, and customized oval flap LASIK techniques.
Dr. Probst serves as the chief surgeon at several TLC laser center locations in Illinois, Wisconsin, South Carolina, and Florida and is a member of the Clinical Advisory Group of TLC to which provides guidance and recommendation for over 500 ophthalmologists and 5000 optometrists who work within the TLC system. Dr. Probst also serves as a trainer and educator at TLC for surgeons interested in learning about the latest techniques and technology. Dr. Probst also trains residents and fellows in ophthalmology as a volunteer assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin.
Julie H. Tsai, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and is heavily involved in resident training. She has served as the Residency Program Director for 2 training programs and continues to promote ophthalmic education and mentorship through her work in various committees and organizations on both local and national levels. She has written several chapters and peer-reviewed publications and has been an invited lecturer on topics involving anterior segment reconstruction, cornea, and uveitis.
George Goodman, OD currently serves as the Senior Manager of Clinical Affairs for Refocus Group, Inc, in Dallas, Texas. Prior to working for a medical device company, Dr. Goodman served as the Clinical Director at TLC The Laser Eye Centers in Chicago where he worked for the National Medical Director, Dr. Louis E. Probst. Before relocating to Chicago, Dr. Goodman was the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of Advanced Laser Center of Oklahoma in his hometown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He began his career by working with his father and grandfather in private practice.
Dr. Goodman has the following associations: Board Member of the Optometric Council on Refractive Technology (OCRT); Co-Founder of the Optometric Education Council of America (OEC); Speaker—Inspire, Allergan, Alcon, Zeiss; Adjunct Faculty—Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry; Member—American Optometric Association (AOA), Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (OAOP), and Illinois Optometric Association (IOA). Dr. Goodman previously served on the Board of Directors and the Medical Advisory Board for the Oklahoma Lupus Association. Dr. Goodman has written and published 3 books. He also served as the author and executive editor of “Focus on Co-Management,”TLC The Laser Eye Center’s monthly affiliate newsletter.
Section I Basic Sciences 1
Chapter 1 Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit
Jeff Steeves, MD, CCFP, FRCS(C)
Chapter 2 Ocular Examination
Peter Bergenske, OD
Chapter 3 Optics and Corrective Lenses
Peter Bergenske, OD
Chapter 4 Ocular Pharmacology
Paul Rafuse, PhD, MD, FRCS(C)
Section II Clinical Sciences
Chapter 5 Oculoplastics
Jemshed A. Khan, MD
Chapter 6 Cornea and Anterior Segment
Julie H. Tsai, MD and Edward J. Holland, MD
Chapter 7 Refractive Surgery
Louis E. Probst, MD
Chapter 8 Glaucoma
Catherine M. Birt, MA, MD, FRCS(C) and Khalid Hasanee, MD, FRCS(C)
Chapter 9 Lens and Cataract
Irmingard Neuhann, MD; Thomas Neuhann, MD; and Paul Ernest, MD
Chapter 10 Pediatric Ophthalmology
Robert S. Gold, MD; Louis C. Blumenfeld, MD; and Naval Sondhi, MD
Chapter 11 Neuro-Ophthalmology
Andrew G. Lee, MD
Chapter 12 Uveitis
Thomas J. Federici, MD and Julie H. Tsai, MD
Chapter 13 Retina and Vitreous
T. Mark Johnson, MD, FRCS(C)
Common Abbreviations in Ophthalmology