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Smart Resources in Ophthalmology

Applications and Social Networking


  • Covers the most useful mobile applications freely available for ophthalmologists

  • Learn how to extract most from each such application and integrate into your daily practice

  • Meant for residents, fellows-in-training and all practicing ophthalmologists


Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 1-4
  3. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 5-39
  4. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 71-96
  5. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 97-140
  6. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 141-172
  7. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 199-213
  8. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 235-245
  9. Parul Ichhpujani, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 247-255
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 257-264

About this book


This book provides information on how to extract the most from mobile applications and easily adapt and integrate them into daily practice. Today mobile applications that can optimize patient flow, help in examinations, perform anterior/posterior segment imaging, offer differential diagnosis and therapeutic options and even serve as patient drug reminders and councilors are easily available. Most of them have been developed by individuals and as a result lack marketing, even though they are free to download and use.

Ophthalmology has always been at the forefront of medicine when it comes to adopting the latest developments — be they lasers, off-label anti-VEGF drugs or biocompatible implants. Mobile phones and tablets have infiltrated our private and professional lives and they are here to stay. As such, this book explores the endless possibilities that mobile computing offers, and introduces the vista of opportunities for providing better care, one download at a time.

As part of the series “Current Practices in Ophthalmology” this volume is intended for residents and fellows in-training, as well as general and specialist ophthalmologists.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyGovernment Medical College and HospitalChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyGovernment Medical College and HospitalChandigarhIndia

About the authors

Dr Parul Ichhpujani is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India, where she is responsible for the glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology services. She completed her glaucoma training at the Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, followed by a clinical research fellowship under Dr George L. Spaeth at Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, USA. She is an avid researcher and academic. She has co-authored a book, “Pearls in Glaucoma Therapy”; edited two books, “Expert Techniques in Ophthalmology”, “Manual of Glaucoma” and “Glaucoma: Basic and Clinical Perspectives” and contributed several research articles and book chapters in national as well as international books. Dr. Ichhpujani has lectured at regional, national and international surgical meetings and serves as a reviewer for various ophthalmology journals. She was named in the powerlist of “Best 40 under 40” ophthalmologists in 2014. 

Dr Sahil Thakur is a budding ophthalmologist who, apart from pursuing clinical aspects of ophthalmology, has a keen interest in affordable medical technology and clinical photography. His presentations at various scientific fora were evidence-based studies done using smartphone apps or online tools for ophthalmic investigations. He is currently involved in research and development of digital software for faster and more efficient diagnosis of common ophthalmic disorders. He is following his mentor, Dr Parul Ichhpujani's footsteps into the field of medical books.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Smart Resources in Ophthalmology
  • Book Subtitle Applications and Social Networking
  • Authors Parul Ichhpujani
    Sahil Thakur
  • Series Title Current Practices in Ophthalmology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Practices in Ophthalmology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-13-0139-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4338-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-13-0140-7
  • Series ISSN 2523-3807
  • Series E-ISSN 2523-3815
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 264
  • Number of Illustrations 260 b/w illustrations, 419 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ophthalmology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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