Chapter 2. A Practical Approach to the Eye and Visual Problems

  1. Peggy Frith Consultant Ophthalmic Physician1,
  2. Roger Gray Consultant Ophthalmologist2,
  3. Sally MacLennan Clinical Assistant3 and
  4. Phillip Ambler General Practitioner, Wantage, and Clinical Assistant in Ophthalmology4

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch2

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Frith, P., Gray, R., MacLennan, S. and Ambler, P. (2001) A Practical Approach to the Eye and Visual Problems, in The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  2. 2

    Taunton and Somerset, NHS Trust

  3. 3

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  4. 4

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058952

Online ISBN: 9780470760147

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Keywords:

  • ophthalmoscopy;
  • lens notation;
  • blood vessel;
  • visual acuity;
  • visual field

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Equipment

  • Abnormal Eye Appearance

  • Problems With Seeing Clearly

  • Ophthalmoscopy: Practice Is The Key To Success

  • Neurological Problems

  • Summary

  • Short Guide To Urgency Of Referral