The following are examples of the textbooks required for the Part 1 Membership
Examination. In terms of the general textbooks, only the relevant sections
need be studied.
The Eye: Basic Sciences and Practice. Forrester JV, Dick AD,McMenamin
P, Lee WR, WB Saunders Ltd, London.
Duane's Foundations of Clinical Ophthamology. JB Lippincott Co,
Adler's Physiology of the Eye. Ed Hart WM. Mosby.
Physiology of the Eye: An Introduction to the Vegetative Functions.
Fatt I, Weissman BA. Butterworth-Heinemann.
Clinical Anatomy of the Eye. Snell RS, Lemp MA. Blackwell Scientfic
Wolff's Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit: Comparative Anatomy of the Visual
Apparatus, Bron AJ, Tripathi R, Warwick R, Marshall J. Chapman and
Pathology for the Primary FRCS. Gardiner DL, Tweedle EF. Arnold Publishers.
Ocular Pathology: A Text and Atlas. Yanoff M, Fine BS. JB Lippincott
Atlas of Ocular Pathology. Yanoff M, Fine BS. Mosby-Wolfe.
Human Physiology. Vander AJ, Shermann JH, Luciano DS. McGraw, Hill.
Medical Microbiology. Greenwood D, Slack R, Peutherer J. Churchill
Elements of Medical Genetics. Emery AEH, Mueller RF. Churchill Livingstone.
Neuro Ophthalmology. Glaser JS, 2nd edition, 1990. JB Lippincott Co,
Chapter 4: The Visual Sensory System. Chapter 10: Supranuclear Disorders
of Eye Movement. Please read the sections on the pathways.
Biochemistry of the Eye. Whikehart R. Butterworth-Heinemann.
Havener's Ocular Pharmacology. Mauger TF, Craig EL. Mosby.
MCQs in Ophthalmology. Vivian A, Manners R. Butterworth-Heinemann.
MCQs in Basic Science Ophthalmology. Ferris J. Foreword by Easty
D. BMJ Publishing Group, London.
It would be advisable to read the mini reviews which are published in
the British Journal of Ophthalmology and in "Eye".
THIS READING LIST MUST BE LOOKED AT IN CONJUCTION WITH THE SYLLABUS