Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies,
Edition 6
By Bruce J. W. Evans, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO, FBCLA, DipCLP, CipOrth

Publication Date: 01 Apr 2021
Now in a fully up-to-date 6th Edition, Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies provides a practical introduction to binocular vision, offering comprehensive theory, how-to clinical guidance, and a summary of current research in a single, consolidated volume. Ideally suited for both students and clinicians, this bestselling text serves as an accessible, evidence-based reference when faced with binocular vision or pediatric challenges.

Key Features

  • Covers routine examinations and testing protocols, including CISS questionnaire, cover test, foveal suppression, fixation disparity, four prism diopter base out test, Lindblom’s method, and double Maddox rod test.

  • Includes numerous video clips of key testing procedures, including new clips on Mallett fixation disparity test and fusional reserve testing, as well as an interactive video quiz to help you test your knowledge.

  • Features sweeping content updates such as the latest information on 3-D displays, therapeutic uses of computer games and virtual reality for vision therapy, computerized testing methodologies, binocular and accommodative mechanisms associated with myopia, updated prescribing criteria, therapeutic use of contact lenses, detection of pathology associated with strabismus, drugs causing diplopia, and the evidence-based treatment of convergence insufficiency syndrome and amblyopia.

  • Contains helpful study features throughout, including Clinical Key Points boxes, step-by-step test routines, typical features of extraocular muscle palsies and syndromes, and Case Study boxes that cover important clinical and legal scenarios, and new boxes that summarize testing procedures for each of the main binocular vision tests.

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

About the author
By Bruce J. W. Evans, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO, FBCLA, DipCLP, CipOrth, Director of Research, Institute of Optometry Visiting Professor, City, University London Visiting Professor, London South Bank University London, UK
Table of Contents
Part 1: Investigation
1. Nature of Binocular Vision Anomalies
2. Detecting Binocular Vision Anomalies in Primary Eye Care Practice
3. Examination of Young Children
Part 2: Heterophoria
4. Evaluation of Heterophoria
5. Binocular Instability
6. Management of Heterophoria: Basic Principles
7. Esophoric Conditions
8. Exophoric Conditions
9. Hyperphoria and Cyclophora
10. Eye Exercises for Heterophoria
11. Anisometropia and Aniseikonia
Part 3: Strabismus
12. Overview of Sensory Changes in Strabismus
13. Ambloypia and Eccentric Fixation
14. Techniques in the Investigation and Management of Comitant Strabismus
15. Overview of the Management of Strabismus
16. Microtropia
Part 4: Incomitant Deviations
17. Incomitant Deviations
18. Nystagmus
19. Appendices
Book Reviews

Doody's Core Titles® 2022

"This book is a great reference for primary care optometrists and optometry students looking to incorporate basic diagnosis and management of binocular vision disorders. It outlines how to perform all testing to assess for the most common and even some rare conditions. The update is well done and incorporates many new tables, graphics, and case studies."

©Doody’s Review Service, 2022, Darah McDaniel-Chandler, OD (Southern College of Optometry)

Book details
ISBN: 9780323733175
Page Count: 416
Retail Price : £90.99
Instructor Resources
Optometry students; practicing optometrists; orthoptists