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Oxford University Press Inc
20 October 2010
This third edition of Visual Fields: Examination and Interpretation contains revisions and updates of earlier material as well as a discussion of newer techniques for assessing visual field disorders. The book begins with a short history of the field of perimetry and goes on to present basic clinical aspects of examination and diagnosis of visual field defects in the optic nerve, optic disc, chorioretina, optic chiasm, optic tract, lateral geniculate field bodies, and the calcarine complex. Additional aspects of visual field examination are explored including those of monocular, binocular, and junctional field defects, congruity vs. incongruity, macular sparing vs. macular splitting, density, wedge-shaped homonymous field loss, and monocular temporal crescent. Various new techniques of automated perimetry are also considered including SITA, FASTPAC, and SWAP. In all, this volume provides a very useful overview of the techniques, both old and new, of visual field examination in a multiplicity of eye disorders and as such will be of interest to all ophthalmologists, neuro-opthalmologists, retina specialists, and optomestrist.
Edited by:   Thomas Walsh (Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Science Clinical Professor of Neurology Yale School of Medicine), Thomas Walsh
Imprint:   Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   3rd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 260mm,  Width: 181mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   980g
ISBN:   9780195389685
ISBN 10:   0195389689
Series:   American Academy of Ophthalmology Monograph Series
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   20 October 2010
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr. Thomas Walsh is the neuro-ophthalmologist at the Yale School of Medicine. He was trained and graduated from Bowman-Gray in 1958 and did his residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital from 1962-1964. He then did a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. Since that time, he has practiced neuro-ophthalmology at Yale, where he runs the Neuro-ophthalmology Service. He is also Senior Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, which he visits frequently.

Reviews for Visual Fields

The current version is already quite good. It covers the topic well. The illustrations are good . . . The proposed new authors are all respected authorities in their fields . . . In essence, I think you should go ahead. And I do not think the author need bring in new topics. --Jonathan Trobe, Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Professo,rDepartment of Neurology I agree with the revisions that Dr. Walsh has proposed, and recommend that you proceed with next edition. --Andrew G. Lee, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Iowa


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