There are lots of resources available for Ophthalmology - as well as e-journals and e-books, there are RSS feeds from top journals to keep you up to date, useful links to external websites and more.

 We have tailored this page to help signpost you to the resources you need, all in one place. If there is anything you would like us to add, contact us and help us improve your page.

Online Resources: e-books and e-journals

Click on the tabs below to see a list of e-books and e-journals for your specialty, available with your Athens login. Register for an Athens account if you don't already have one.

Please note that these lists are not exhaustive, so if  you can not find what you are looking for, try the online catalogue or contact library staff, who will be happy to try and source it for you.

Adler's Physiology of the Eye

Aesthetic Oculofacial Rejuvenation

Albert & Jakobiec's Principles & Practice of Ophthalmology

Atlas of Clinical and Surgical Orbital Anatomy

Becker-Shaffer's Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas

Case Reviews in Ophthalmology

Cataract Surgery

Clinical Diagnosis in Ophthalmology

Clinical Ocular Toxicology: Drugs, Chemicals, and Herbs

Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology

Clinical Ophthalmology: a Synopsis

Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care

Color Atlas of Cosmetic Oculofacial Surgery

Colour Atlas of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Contact Lens Complications


Cornea Atlas

Corneal Surgery: Theory, Technique and Tissue

Essentials of Ophthalmology

Gass' Atlas of Macular Diseases


Glaucoma Volume 1: Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

Glaucoma Volume 2: Surgical Management

Handbook of Retinal OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology


Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management

Ocular Disease: Mechanisms and Management

Ocular Pathology

Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva and Tear Film

Ocular Trauma

Ophthalmic Assistant, The

Ophthalmic Clinical Procedures

Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Practice

Ophthalmic Ultrasonography


Ophthalmology Secrets in Color

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Putterman's Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery

Radiology of the Orbit and Visual Pathways

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Anterior Segment

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Lens and Glaucoma

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Retina

Refractive Surgery


Retinal Atlas, The

Roy and Fraunfelder's Current Ocular Therapy

Ryan's Retinal Imaging and Diagnostics

Signs in Ophthalmology: Causes and Differential Diagnosis

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Cataract Surgery

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Surgery

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Oculoplastic Surgery

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Refractive Surgery

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Retina and Vitreous Surgery

Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Strabismus Surgery

Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology


Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Other Online resources

See our resources page for a full list of online resources the library service provides, including BMJ Case Reports, UpToDate, DynaMed and Anatomy TV.

Evidence Based Clinical Summaries


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We now have access to DynaMed, the popular clinical information resource. 

Search clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,400 topics, designed for health care professionals for use at point-of-care.

All evidence is clinically evaluated and integrated into DynaMed's existing content on a daily basis, so that a synthesis of the best evidence is always available. 

Click on Browse Categories, and take a look at the Ophthalmologic Disorders section for a range of topic summaries.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Clinical Knowledge Summaries provide a summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.

 The Eyes section covers many topics.

Current Awareness

We have collected the RSS feeds of some top Ophthalmology journals and news sites and put them all in one place for you to browse at your convenience. 

Hosted by Netvibes,  your Ophthalmology current awareness page means you only have to go to one place, rather than visiting each individual website that you are interested in.

If there is a feed that you want us to include, just let us know and we'll add it in.

Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts 

Table of Contents alerts automatically notify you when a new issue of a journal is published.

If you want us to set up a TOC alert for you, just get in touch and we can set up the alert to come straight to your email inbox.

For more information TOC alerts and other ideas on how to keep up to date, see our Current Awareness page.

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