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Simplifying Strabismus

A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 1-7
  3. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 9-13
  4. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 15-22
  5. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 23-40
  6. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 63-84
  7. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 85-108
  8. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 109-124
  9. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 125-130
  10. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 131-143
  11. Saurabh Jain
    Pages 145-158
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 175-179

About this book


This book provides a clear, concise and easy to understand guide to the diagnosis and management of strabismus. Throughout the text, a practical approach to examining, diagnosing and treating patients with strabismus is utilised, supported with case studies in the form of patient photographs and ocular motility videos. Flowcharts and tables are included, together with evidence based management plans and suggestions for further reading.

Simplifying Strabismus: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management is aimed at optometrists, junior and senior ophthalmologists, as well as any medical professional wishing to improve their knowledge of strabismus. 


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Free London NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

About the authors

Saurabh Jain is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (London, UK)and the Training Program Director for Ophthalmology in North London.  He has special expertise in all aspects of paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.

He started his ophthalmology career at Kings College Hospital, London and has undergone specialist training at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

Dr Jain is involved in running a busy full time clinical service at the Royal Free, Whittington, University College London and Barnet hospitals, which includes clinical work, training junior surgeons and allied clinical professionals, research and educational activities. He has special interest in training junior surgeons in the systematic diagnosis of strabismus and the use of minimally invasive strabismus surgical techniques.

He is a member of the American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, European Board of Ophthalmology and the International Strabismological Association. He is the Education officer for the British and Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association (BIPOSA). He is a senior examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Simplifying Strabismus
  • Book Subtitle A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
  • Authors Saurabh Jain
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-24845-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-24848-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-24846-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 179
  • Number of Illustrations 39 b/w illustrations, 78 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ophthalmology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site


“The author describes the target audience as optometrists, junior and senior ophthalmologists, and any medical professionals wishing to improve their knowledge of strabismus.” (Sarah El-Khazendar, Doody’s Book Reviews, March 14, 2020)