by janice k. ledford
the best-selling exam preparation manual for more than 15 years has been extensively updated into a third edition. with revisions and additional material that match the new jcahpor criteria for certified ophthalmic assistants (coar), this study resource will remain the top choice for those studying for certification. with nearly 1,400 questions, the certified ophthalmic assistant exam review manual, third edition contains more questions with explanatory answers than any other study aid. additionally, all 19 exam criteria headings are covered inside, including history taking, visual assessment, medical ethics, pharmacology, ophthalmic imaging, surgery, and more. features:
study tips, hints, and test-taking strategies
explanatory answers for every question
updated to reflect new jcahpo coa exam criteria certified ophthalmic assistant exam review manual, third edition by janice k. ledford will be the most talked-about resource for those studying for the coar exam, students in ophthalmic and optometric assisting programs, and those who wish to review before taking the cotr exam.
the book contains black-and-white illustrations.
the book has outline of ocular anatomy, physiology and ophthalmic optics in simple language and terminology that can be understood by abovementioned students. the book has separate chapters on disorders of different parts of the eye. the clinical features have been discussed in simple language. only the outline of treatment has been given. no attempt has been made to give steps of surgery which are out of domain of paramedical ophthalmic assistants. the book is well-illustrated by drawings and photographs. hope this will be of use to paramedical ophthalmic assistants.
- this varicoloured visual guide will aid the ophthalmic assistants to identify various ophthalmic disorders, understand their clinical features and gain a brief idea about the pertinent treatment to be provided.
- beginning with an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the eye, the book discusses different ocular diseases and outlines their treatment methodology.
- ophthalmic assistant has over 10 chapters; such as disorders of the lids, lacrimal system, orbits, glaucoma, strabismus, etc. depicting the disorders of different parts of the eye.
- as this book is confined for ophthalmic assistants, surgical techniques that are out of the domain of paramedical ophthalmic assistants are not discussed in this book.