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Retinal diseases in children.

William Tasman

Retinal diseases in children.

With 10 contributors.

by William Tasman

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Published by Medical Dept., Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pediatric ophthalmology.,
  • Retina -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE48.2.C5 T37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5759354M
    ISBN 10006142529X
    LC Control Number71154886

    It sounds frightening, but a macular hole is actually a hole in the macula of your eye.   The macula is a highly specialized area of the central retina that gives us the ability to see fine detail. We use our macula and central vision to view detailed objects when reading or driving. Since , Dr. Kenneth Swaiman’s classic text has been the reference of choice for authoritative guidance in pediatric neurology, and the 6th Edition continues this tradition of excellence with thorough revisions that bring you fully up to date with all that’s new in the new sections, 62 new chapters, 4 new editors, and a reconfigured format make this a comprehensive and.

      Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an eye disorder that occurs mostly in babies who weigh less than 3 pounds or are born before 31 weeks of pregnancy. It is one of the most common causes of vision loss in children. Learn how many infants have ROP, how it is treated, and what ROP research is being done. The retinal is a multilayered structure that lines the inside of the back of the eye. Light rays are focused on the retina by the cornea and lens. When they reach the retina, they cause chemical reactions in the deepest layer of the retina, the rods and cones (photoreceptors).

    The global or full-field electroretinogram (ERG) is a mass electrical response of the retina to photic stimulation. The ERG is a test used worldwide to assess the status of the retina in eye diseases in human patients and in laboratory animals used as models of retinal disease. The basic method of recording the electrical response known as the. Ocular ischemic syndrome is the constellation of ocular signs and symptoms secondary to severe, chronic arterial hypoperfusion to the eye. Amaurosis fugax is a form of acute vision loss caused by reduced blood flow to the eye; it may be a warning sign of an impending stroke, as both stroke and retinal artery occlusion can be caused by thromboembolism due to atherosclerosis elsewhere in the Specialty: Ophthalmology.


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Retinal diseases in children. New York ; London: Harper and Row, (OCoLC) Online version: Tasman, William, Retinal diseases in children. New York ; London: Harper and Row, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Tasman.

With almost twice as many chapters, this new edition of Pediatric Retina now includes important information on the development of the eye and retina, basic/translational science of retinal diseases in infants and children, telemedicine using wide-angle imaging for diagnosis and longitudinal management of infants and children, as well as international approaches to care with focus on retinopathy of /5(4).

About this book Based on Dr. Wright’s classic major reference, Handbook of Pediatric Retinal Disease outlines the latest findings in diagnosing retinal disorders in children's and. Both the general ophthalmologist who cares for children with retinal diseases and the specialist (pediatric ophthalmologists and vitreoretinal surgeon) will find this book to be an informative resource in providing best care for children with pediatric retinal vascular conditions.

Hereditary dystrophies affecting the central retina in children and adolescents represent a heterogeneous group of diseases. Genetic alterations may be responsible for changes of the choroid (choroideremia), of the retinal pigment epithelium [RPE] (Best's disease), of the photoreceptor outer segments (Stargardt's disease), and of the bipolar and Mueller cells (x-linked retinoschisis).

Macular degeneration - a disease that destroys your sharp, central vision. Diabetic eye disease. Retinal detachment - a medical emergency, when the retina is pulled away from the back of the eye.

Retinoblastoma - cancer of the retina. It is most common in young children. Macular pucker - scar tissue on. The importance of vision screening. There are many eye conditions and diseases that can affect a child’s of the more common focus and alignment disorders and eye diseases are listed below.

Early diagnosis and treatment are critical to maintaining your child’s eye health. Diseases and conditions of the retina. To examine the retina, an ophthalmologist will dilate, or widen, your eyes during a comprehensive examination using eye drops.

A retina specialist then uses a special magnifying lens to exam your retina. The dilation will reverse after several hours. Get this from a library.

Retinal diseases in children. With 10 contributors. [William Tasman]. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) plays a vital role in pediatric retina diagnosis, often revealing unrecognized retinal disorders and connections to brain injury, disease, and delayed ok of Pediatric Retinal OCT and the Eye-Brain Connection provides authoritative, up-to-date guidance in this promising area, showing how to optimize imaging in young children Pages: Training and Experience Caring for Children Our skilled surgeons work closely with pediatric anesthesiologists who have specialized training and experience caring for children during surgery.

We are fully equipped to care for and treat complex eye problems, including eye-muscle, corneal, and retinal diseases as well as glaucoma in children. Tractional: In this type, the retina detaches due to the contraction of the scar tissue on surface of retina, resulting in its separation from the PRE.

Tractional detachment is not so common. Exudative: This sort of detachment takes place due to eye injury/trauma, inflammatory disorders and other such retinal diseases. In exudative detachments.

Retinal diseases are already the most common cause of childhood blindness worldwide. 1 Some of these children are blinded by inherited retinal conditions, such as retinitis pigmentosa, which can neither be treated nor prevented at present. However, many of them have retinopathy of prematurity, which can be prevented, and is treatable in its.

Evaluation of the retina can provide information regarding the presence and severity of many systemic diseases. Although many retinal findings are nonspecific, early recognition of these signs can help prevent ophthalmologic complications and vision loss.

This ophthalmoscopic photograph shows a normal retina of the right eye. THE VITAMIN CURE FOR EYE DISEASES. Neurophysiologist Robert G.

Smith, PhD, explains how vitamins and other nutrients can often prevent and sometimes treat glaucoma, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, degeneration of retinal ganglion cells, diabetic retinopathy, and other diseases of the eye.

To order, click here. Retinal disorders. Retinal disorders that cause detachments are rare in children. They most commonly occur in infants with retinopathy of prematurity and may also occur following trauma or. Diseases and anomalies of the retina may affect retinal function alone, or in some instances, the retina and its function are altered by disease that originates elsewhere.

These conditions can cause the cells of the retina to malfunction or deteriorate over time, leading to a visual impairment. The initial retinal degenerative symptoms of retinitis pigmentosa are characterized by decreased night vision and the loss of the mid-peripheral visual rod photoreceptor cells, which are responsible for low-light vision and are orientated in the retinal periphery, are the retinal processes affected first during non-syndromic forms of this : Genetic.

"The retina, especially the macula, is thought to be an environment of high oxidative stress, meaning that there is an abundance of free radicals—molecules that damage proteins and DNA within cells. Antioxidants fight free radicals and are thought to help protect the retina.

Juvenile retinoschisis is an eye condition characterized by impaired vision that begins in childhood and occurs almost exclusively in males. The condition affects the retina, which is a specialized light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye.

This affects the sharpness of vision. Central vision is more commonly affected. A Spanish study found that LED radiation can cause irreversible damage to the retina. A report from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES.

While gene therapy for retinal diseases is very promising, especially in clinical trials for Leber congenital amaurosis, there are technical challenges for Stargardt disease related to the large size of the ABCR gene.

Best's Disease. Another form of JMD is called Best's disease, also called Best's vitelliform macular dystrophy.He has authored two book chapters on the therapeutic use of stem cells for retinal disease and published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles.

Dr. Nagiel serves as a reviewer for major ophthalmology journals and an editor of the textbook Cellular Therapies for Retinal Disease.