a child's vision is at stake...
A Guide to Pediatric Primary Care
John W. Simon, MD
and Joseph H. Calhoun, MD
"Best Medical Book of the Year,"
American Medical Writers Assn.
Child's Eyes covers
the multitude of eye diseases and conditions affecting children
and gives straightforward descriptions, identifying emergencies
from less-threatening conditions.
practical guide provides a quick reference for non-ophthalmic
professionals (pediatricians, family doctors, nurses, etc.).
It also provides valuable information for concerned parents.
140 photos and drawings, glossary, index
ISBN 0-937404-52-7, paperback, $39.95
1. Early Vision and Early Eye Problems
2. How Children's Eyes Are Examined
3. How Vision Is Tested
4. Why Some Children Need Glasses
5. Correcting Vision with Glasses and Contact Lenses
6. An Introduction to Strabismus
8. Esotropia: Eyes That Turn In
9. Exotropia: Eyes That Turn Out
10. Less Common Forms of Strabismus
12. Eye Muscle Surgery
13. Conjunctivitis: The Pink Eye
14. Blocked Tear Ducts: The Tearing (and Messy) Eye
15. Nystagmus: Eyes That Jiggle
18. Some Structural Disorders of the Visual System
19. Eye Injuries
20. The Child with Impaired Vision
21. Dyslexia: Why Johnny Can't Read
W. SIMON, MD,
professor and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology
at the Albany Medical College and director of the Lions Eye
Institute in Albany. Past-president of the American
Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).
H. CALHOUN, MD, director of pediatric ophthalmology
at Wills Eye Hospital, and clinical professor of ophthalmology
at Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Ophthalmology
Times named him one of the "Best Ophthalmologists
"Highly recommended for all public and hospital patient
education collections." —LIBRARY JOURNAL
authors have achieved the difficult balance of being thorough
yet succinct and have produced a book that is user-friendly
as a reference manual, yet extremely readable. Potentially
difficult subjects...are presented with striking clarity."
—SURVEY OF OPHTH
be welcomed heartily by all practitioners charged with the
care of children."
must read for those physicians training in primary care specialties."
would...recommend the book to other pediatricians, family
practitioners, and parents."
IN INTERNAL MEDICINE AND PEDIATRICS