Studying for the NBEO

The NBEO Examination study guides and ophthalmology review books in the Kohn Vision Science Library are listed below. Please check SUNYOptSearch for the latest editions. Books on Reserve may have earlier editions in the Main Collection for regular loans. Relevant websites are also listed.

If you have suggestions for adding to these lists, please contact the library.

Optometry Review Books for the NBEO Examination

The Berkeley study guide : preparation for the optometry national boards. Part I Applied basic science, 12th ed. written at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. Reserve Collection RE953 .B47 2011

The Berkeley guide 2002 : preparation for the optometry national boards. Part II Clinical Sciences, 10th ed. written by the students of UC Berkeley School of Optometry. Reserve Collection RE953 .B47 2004

Butterworth Heinemann’s review questions for the NBEO examination : part one, edited by Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan and Edward S. Bennett. Main Collection RE953 .B885 2006

Butterworth Heinemann’s review questions for the NBEO examination : part two, edited by Edward S. Bennett and Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan. Main Collection RE953 .B885 2006

NBEO Part II Study Guide. 3rd Edition. Castillo, Kimberly, author. Reserve Collection RE953 .C378 2020.

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Other Review Books

Clinical anatomy and physiology of the visual system, 3rd ed. Lee Ann Remington. (EBook). Print version of 4th edition available in Reserve Collection QM511 .R45 2022

Clinical ophthalmology : a self-assessment companion. by Jack J. Kanski, Agnes Kubicka-Trzaska. Reserve Collection RE49 .K3566 2007

Illustrated tutorials in clinical ophthalmology. Jack J. Kanski, Anne Bolton. Main Collection RE50 .K364 2001

Last-minute optics : a concise review of optics, refraction, and contact lenses, 2nd ed. David G. Hunter, Constance E. West. Main Collection RE925 .H76 2010

Lippincott’s illustrated reviews: Pharmacology, 7th ed. Reserve Collection RM301.14 .P47 2019

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary review manual for ophthalmology, 4th ed. Veeral S. Sheth . . . [et al.] Main Collection RE49 .L35 2012

Neuro-ophthalmology review manual (Ebook), 8th ed. Lanning B. Kline, Frank J. Bajandas. Print version available in Main Collection RE725 .K55 2018

Ocular disease treatment and management study guide. edited by Casey L. Hogan. Main Collection RE50 .O353 2007

Ocular pharmacology made easy : a survey of ocular pharmacology with 50 test questions. Wolfgang H. Vogel, Beth L. Schultz. Main Collection RE994 .V64 2004

Ophthalmology review manual, 2nd ed. [edited by] Kenneth C. Chern, Michael Saidel. Main Collection RE50 .O63 2012

Ophthalmology secrets in color, 3rd ed. [edited by] James F. Vander, Janice A. Gault. Main Collection RE48 .O666 2007

Review questions in ophthalmology : a question and answer book, 2nd ed. Kenneth C. Chern, Kenneth W. Wright. Main Collection RE49 .R48 2005

System for ophthalmic dispensing (Ebook), 3rd ed. Clifford W. Brooks, Irvin M. Borish. Print version available in Reserve Collection RE979 .B76 2007

Test yourself atlas in ophthalmology, 3rd ed. Jack J. Kanski. Reserve Collection RE49 .K357 2008



Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry: Federation of boards of optometry throughout North America

Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry: Useful links

Digital Journal of Ophthalmology (Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary): Grand Rounds, Case Reports, Knowledge Review

Internet Tutorial : Ophthalmology (University of Manitoba): An interactive, case-based tutorial

National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO): Official website

NBEO: State Board Requirements: State Board licensure requirements

Red Atlas: A free, electronic atlas of eye disorders designed to help learn to identify eye diseases through pattern recognition.

For Prospective Students: Optometry Admissions Test Book

OAT, 4th ed. the staff of Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. Reference Collection RE953 .O28 2010

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