Details the anatomy of the orbit and adnexa, and emphasizes a practical approach to the evaluation and management of orbital and eyelid disorders, including malposition s and involutional changes. Updates current information on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, traumatic conditions of the orbit and accessory structures. Covers key aspects of orbital, eyelid and facial surgery and abnormalities of the lacrimal secretory and drainage systems. Section 7 is enhanced with six videos and many images. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.
Upon completion of Section 7, readers should be able to:
• Describe the normal anatomy and function of orbital and periocular tissues
• Choose appropriate examination techniques and protocols for diagnosing disorders of the orbit, eyelids, and lacrimal system
• Describe functional and cosmetic indications in the surgical management of eyelid and periorbital conditions
About the BCSC
The Academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course™ (BCSC®) is ophthalmology’s definitive compilation of scientific research and clinical experience. It is continually updated by a faculty of more than 100 expert ophthalmologists. Each of the 13 volumes includes fundamental clinical knowledge; numerous tables, photos and illustrations; self-assessment questions with answers; and opportunities for earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Beginning with the 2013–2014 edition, the Academy and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) have partnered to make the BCSC the standard text for all European ophthalmology training programs. The EBO now recommends the BCSC as the primary educational resource for European trainees and ophthalmologists studying for the annual EBO Diploma Exam.