The Academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course™ is ophthalmology’s definitive source of clinical information. Practicing ophthalmologists and residents worldwide use the BCSC® to ensure the highest-quality patient care. Each of the 13 volumes includes up-to-date clinical knowledge, concise information, tables, self-assessment questions with answers, photos and illustrations 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.
Section 7 details the anatomy of the orbit and adnexa and emphasizes a practical approach to the evaluation and management of orbital and eyelid disorders, including malpositions and involutional changes.
Deepen your understanding with interactive activities covering eyelid anatomy and danger zones with filler injections. Also includes videos demonstrating clinical exam pearls; lacrimal irrigation, eyelid movement disorders and neurofibromatosis.
Covers current information on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, traumatic conditions of the orbit and accessory structures. Reviews key aspects of orbital, eyelid and facial surgery and abnormalities of the lacrimal secretory and drainage systems and activities.
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.
Last Major Revision: 2019-2020