This website contains a database of hereditary disorders with
important ocular features. It is designed as a portal site containing summary
clinical descriptions with links to additional online information. Each
description of a medical condition is also linked to a page containing
information written in nontechnical language for patients.
book covers the following topics: Anatomy of the Eye, Eye Examination, Diseases
of Conjunctiva, Diseases of Cornea, Diseases of Sclera, Diseases of Uveal Tract,
Diseases of Lens, Glaucoma, Diseases of Vitreous, Diseases of Retina, Neuro-Ophthalmology,
Strabismus and Nystagmus, Diseases of Eyelids, Diseases of Lacrimal Apparatus,
Diseases of Orbit, Ocular Injuries, Systemic Ophthalmology, Community
Ophthalmology and Eye Surgery.
is convenient to start with the conception that glaucoma is increased tension of
the eyeball, plus the causes and effects of such increase; although a broad
survey of the facts may reveal a clinical entity to be called glaucoma, without
increased tension constantly or necessarily present, and cases of increased
intra-ocular tension not to be classed as glaucoma.