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Ophthalmology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ophthalmology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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ISBN 9787810106559
Publisher Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Press
Publication Date January 2002
Pages 202 pages, paperback
Product Dimensions 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.4 inches
Language English, Chinese
Series Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of Traditional Chinese Medicine




Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ophthalmology of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Compiler-in-Chief: Ding Shuhua
Translators-in-Chief: Zhang Dengfeng and Yang Mingshan
Compiled and Translated by Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Published by Publishing House of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, SHANGHAI
Language: Chinese-English
Paperback, 787mm X 1092mm, 202 pages
ISBN 7810106554

The basic theory and diagnostic and treating experience of ocular diseases in the ophthalmology of TCM are systematically presented in this fascicle with the theory of TCM as its base and emphasize not only the features of TCM but also the characteristics of its ophthalmology as well.

The diagnosis and treatment of every ocular disease in the book is objectively and characteristically discussed in a standard style with importance attached to clinical practice. The fascicle consists of the two parts-general introduction and discussions of specific diseases.

Of the three chapters in the first part, chapter one briefly expounds various physiological and pathological relations between the eyes and viscera. The second chapter contains the ophthalmologic diagnostic methods and common syndrome- differentiating methods in ophthalmology, including the differentiation of external and internal oculopathy, of nebula and of common symptoms and signs. Ocular internal and external therapies and common oral drugs are discussed in the third chapter.

The second part of the book is grouped into five chapters to introduce the diagnoses and treatments of 23 kinds of common ocular diseases that occur in the eyelid, canthi, bulbar conjunctiva, cornea and pupil. The discussion of each disease is precise and appropriate in TCM, and the treating methods introduced are dependable and practical.

Professor Ding Shuhua was in charge of compiling the first three chapters of general introduction and the fifth chapter of specific discussion, and the other four chapters in specific discussions were compiled by Dr. Ni Bun.


1 General Introduction

1.1 The Relationship between the Eyes and the Viscera

1.2 Diagnostic Essentials

1.2.1 Diagnostic Methods in ophthalmology

1.2.2 Common Syndrome-differentiating Methods in Ophthalmology

1.3 Introduction to the Treatment

1.3.1 Internal Therapies

1.3.2 External Therapies

1.3.3 Common Oral Drugs in Ophthalmology

2 Discussion of Specific Diseases

2.1 Eyelid Disorders

2.1.1 Hordeolum

2.1.2 Blepharitis

2.1.3 Trachoma

2.2 Diseases of Canthi

2.2.1 Epiphora

2.2.2 Acute Dacryocystitis

2.3 Disorders of Bulbar Conjunctiva

2.3.1 Acute Catarrhal Conjunctivitis

2.3.2 Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

2.3.3 Spring Conjunctivitis

2.3.4 Phlyctenular Conjunctivitis

2.3.5 Episcleritis

2.4 Diseases of Cornea

2.4.1 Bacterial Corneal Ulcer

2.4.2 Herpes Simplex Keratitis

2.5 Diseases of Pupil

2.5.1 Iridocyclitis

2.5.2 Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma

2.5.3 Primary Open-angle Glaucoma

2.5.4 Senile Cataract

2.5.5 Obstruction of Retinal Artery

2.5.6 Retinal Vein Obstruction

2.5.7 Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

2.5.8 Pigmentary Degeneration of Retina

2.5.9 Senile Macular Degeneration

2.5.10 Optic Neuritis

2.5.11 Optic Atrophy



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