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   General Clinical References

   Drug References

   Differential Diagnosis


   Disease and Disorder References

   AAO Basic & Clinical Science Course 2019-20

   Communicating with Patients in Spanish and Other Languages



   General Clinical References

   Wills Eye Manual, 7th ed. (2017)  [2nd copy]

   Duane's Ophthalmology, rev. ed. (2013)

   Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach, 8th ed. (2016)

   Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Review Manual for Ophthalmology, 4th ed. (2012)

   Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology, 3rd ed. (2009)

   Clinical Medicine in Optometric Practice (2008)

   Color Atlas of Ophthalmology: The Quick-Reference Manual for Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd ed. (2010)

   Merck Manual: Eye Disorders (Professional Version)

   Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 4th ed. (2014)


   Drug References

   DynaMed (updated regularly)

DynaMed is a clinical decision support tool that includes easy-to-search, current, evidence-based drug information.

   Epocrates Online Drugs

Free, but registration is required. Please note: Epocrates is recommended as a drug database, but not as a clinical reference for disease information.

   Ophthalmic Drugs: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Uses (5th ed., 2007)

   Ophthalmic Drug Facts, 25th ed. (2013)

   Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, 5th ed. (2008)

   Ocular Therapeutics Handbook, 4th ed. (2020)

   Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, 7th ed. (2015)

   Clinical Ocular Toxicology (2008)


   Differential Diagnosis

   Wills Eye Manual, 7th ed. (2017)  [2nd copy]

   Ocular Differential Diagnosis, 9th ed. (2012)

   DynaMed (updated regularly)

   Clinical Medicine in Optometric Practice, 2nd ed. (2008)

   AAO Preferred Practice Patterns


   Examinations and Refraction

   Borish's Clinical Refraction, 2nd. ed (2006)

   Practical Binocular Vision Assessment (2004)

   Routine Eye Examination (2005)


   Disease and Disorder References

   Essentials of Clinical Binocular Vision (2004)

   Clinical Management of Binocular Vision: Heterophoric Accommodative and Eye Movement Disorders, 5th ed. (2020)

   Ocular Disease: Mechanisms and Management (2010)

   Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas, 8th ed. (2009)

   Clinical Glaucoma Care: The Essentials (2014)

   Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions, 2nd ed. (2015)

   Clinical Strategies in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy, 2nd ed. (2019)

   Curbside Consultation in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions, 2nd ed. (2015)


   AAO Basic & Clinical Science Course 2019-20

   Section 1: Update on General Medicine

   Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology

   Section 3: Clinical Optics

   Section 4: Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors

   Section 5: Neuro-ophthalmology

   Section 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology

   Section 7: Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery

   Section 8: External Disease and Cornea

   Section 9: Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation

   Section 10: Glaucoma

   Section 11: Lens and Cataract

   Section 12: Retina and Vitreous

   Section 13: Refractive Surgery


   Communicating with Patients in Spanish and Other Languages

   Tarascon Medical Translation Pocketbook (2010)

   American Optometric Association's Communicating with Spanish Speaking Patients guide (2011)

   Yes/No Medical Spanish: Comprehensive Handbook of Clinical Spanish (2010)

   The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish for Health Care Professionals (2004)

      Spanish for Healthcare (audiobook, 2006)

   Spanish for Health Care Professionals, 4th ed. (2016)

   An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers: Communication and Culture (2013)






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