Equip ophthalmic residents with the Academy's definitive curriculum: the 2019-2020 Basic and Clinical Science Course™. The BCSC® is ophthalmology's trusted, definitive compilation of scientific research and clinical experience and is continually updated by a faculty of 100 experts.
Residents and practicing ophthalmologists worldwide use the BCSC to ensure the highest-quality patient care. Each of the 13 sections includes up-to-date clinical knowledge, concise information and tables, self-assessment questions with answers, photos and illustrations, and opportunities for earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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.
The BCSC Residency Set includes:
Section 1: Update on General Medicine–Major revision this year
Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology–Major revision this year
Section 3: Clinical Optics
Section 4: Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors
Section 5: Neuro-Ophthalmology
Section 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Section 7: Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery–Major revision this year
Section 8: External Disease and Cornea
Section 9: Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation–Major revision this year
Section 10: Glaucoma
Section 11: Lens and Cataract
Section 12: Retina and Vitreous
Section 13: Refractive Surgery
Master Index (available as a free downloadable PDF)
Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition
Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition