Two Books Published
Feature New England Eye Center Physicians as Authors

Drs. Duker and Waheed


BOSTON, MA January 10, 2014 – Two books published this month feature New England Eye Center physicians as authors. Released by Elsevier Saunders Publishing in print and online forms are: The Handbook of Retinal OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography and Ophthalmology, Fourth Edition.

The Handbook of Retinal OCT is a 256-page portable guide for the interpretation of Optical Coherence Tomography scans. It is co-authored by doctors Jay S. Duker, Nadia Waheed and Darin Goldman. Duker is director of New England Eye Center, as well as chairman and professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine.

With Handbook of Retinal OCT, users can master the latest imaging methods used to evaluate retinal disease, uveitis, and optic nerve disorders. It’s an easy-to-use, clinically oriented handbook that locates answers quickly with templated chapters each focused on one specific diagnosis or group of diagnoses with a particular OCT appearance.

It adopts the latest techniques for evaluating age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, and much more.

It lets the user see how the full spectrum of diseases presents through approximately 370 illustrations including the highest-quality spectral-domain OCT images available.

Nadia K. Waheed, MD is in the vitreoretinal service of New England Eye Center and Darin Goldman, MD is with the Retina Group of Florida in Fort Lauderdale.

Ophthalmology, 4th Edition is the latest update to the massive and definitive book on every aspect of clinical ophthalmology that one can apply in day-to-day practice. It presents practical, expert, concise guidance on nearly every ophthalmic condition and procedure, equipping you to efficiently overcome any clinical challenge.

The book is authored by Dr. Duker and Myron Yanoff, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine. Yannoff also is adjunct professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

New in the fourth edition:

  • Apply the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, including new drug therapies for retinal disorders; today’s expanded uses of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and high-resolution imaging modalities; new corneal, cataract and refractive surgical approaches; and new developments in molecular biology and genetics, ocular surface disease, glaucoma testing, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis, ocular tumors, and much more.
  • Visualize how to proceed by viewing more than 2200 illustrations (1,900 in full color) depicting the complete range of clinical disorders, imaging methods, and surgical techniques.
  • Hone and expand your surgical skills by watching 40 brand-new videos demonstrating key techniques in cornea, cataract, refractive, retina and glaucoma surgery.
  • Spend less time searching thanks to a user-friendly visual format designed for quick, "easy-in easy-out" reference and an instant understanding on any topic.


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