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2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 10 Glaucoma

Provides a comprehensive discussion of glaucoma, including epidemiology and the social and economic impacts of the disease; hereditary and genetic factors; intraocular pressure and aqueous humor dynamics; and clinical evaluation and surgical therapy. The various classes of medical therapy for glaucoma are described in terms of e...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 01: Update on General Medicine

Covers systemic medical conditions most likely to affect ophthalmic patients, such as infectious, metabolic, neurologic and cardiovascular diseases; cancer; and rheumatic and endocrine disorders. Includes a discussion of preventive medicine and medical emergencies, geriatrics and statistics. Ophthalmic considerations are highlig...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 02: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology

Provides the essential scientific grounding for current ophthalmic practice. Discusses ocular anatomy, embryology, biochemistry and metabolism in the eye, and ocular pharmacology. Features genetics information, including an overview of appropriate uses for the latest genetic techniques. Upon completion of Section 2, readers shou...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 03: Clinical Optics

Major Revision This year Section 3 is updated to include nine videos, a Quick-Start guide to optics and how to refract, and each chapter now includes highlights and a glossary. This section provides a comprehensive overview of clinical optics, including current applications of optical phenomena such as lasers, spectacles, IOLs a...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 05: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Includes illustrations, easy-to-read tables and figures, five original videos demonstrating features of select neuro-ophthalmic disorders and a restructured chapter on the classification of optic neuropathies. Provides a symptom-driven approach to the diagnosis and treatment of major neuro-ophthalmic conditions. With the focus o...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 07: Orbit, Eyelids, and Lacrimal System

Details the anatomy of the orbit and adnexa, and emphasizes a practical approach to the evaluation and management of orbital and eyelid disorders, including malposition s and involutional changes. Updates current information on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, traumatic conditions of the orbit and accessory stru...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 06: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Major Revision This year Section 6 is updated to include 37 videos, plus several new animations and images. New animations demonstrate the Krimsky test, cover-uncover test, alternate cover test, prism alternate cover test, simultaneous prism and cover test. Tables detailing neuro-oculocutaneous syndromes are also included. This ...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 04: Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors

Section 4 presents materials in two parts: Part I, Ophthalmic Pathology; and Part II, Intraocular Tumors. Part I uses a hierarchy that moves from general to specific to help derive a differential diagnosis for a specific tissue. Part II is a compilation of selected clinical aspects of importance to the general ophthalmologist. A...

2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 09: Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis

This section begins with an overview of immune-mediated eye disease, summarizing basic immunologic concepts, ocular immune responses and special topics in ocular immunology. Discusses the clinical approach to uveitis and reviews noninfectious (autoimmune) and infectious forms of uveitis, with an expanded section on viral uveitis...