diseases and disorders of the orbit and ocular adnexa

aaron fay


drawing from the knowledge and expertise of more than 70 contributing international experts, diseases and disorders of the orbit and ocular adnexa thoroughly covers the state of the art in orbital and periocular disease from the perspective of a variety of specialties. clearly written and profusely illustrated, it covers the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, natural history, and management alternatives of disease processes affecting the orbit, eyelids, lacrimal system, and upper face. with a singular focus on the diagnosis and management of orbital and ocular adnexal disease, this authoritative text gives you the information you need to excel both in practice and on exams in the specialty of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.show more

endothelial keratoplasty mastering dsek dmek and pdek

41ev-ehwefl.by amar agarwal and terry kim


state-of-the-art book provides hands-on guidance on the latest endothelial keratoplasty techniques

a significant number of eye disorders result from deficiencies in the endothelial layer of the cornea. endothelial keratoplasty (ek) helps spare patients from months of refractive adjustments, lengthy recovery, complications, and poor outcomes associated with full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty. this newer methodology is based on more selective transplantation of cells and is less invasive, resulting in quicker recovery and more efficacious outcomes.

contributors are world-renowned pioneers who are front and center in implementing innovative, sight-restoring techniques that continue to change the ophthalmic surgery landscape. in the first section, a solid foundation is laid with discussion of anatomy, the history of ek, clinical aspects of endothelial cell dysfunction, and clinico-pathology. subsequent sections cover surgical procedures, special topics, surgical outcomes, complications, and future trends. readers will gain invaluable insights from clinical pearls throughout the book, gleaned from hands-on experience by leading experts in the field of ocular surgery.

key features:

  • a large compendium of high-quality videos demonstrate cutting-edge approaches
  • richly illustrated with 400 images that further delineate anatomy and techniques
  • anterior segment surgery advances including descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (dsek), predescemet’s endothelial keratoplasty (pdek), ultrathin dsek, descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (dmek), and trocar anterior chamber maintainer
  • treatment of conditions such as pseudophakic bullous keratopathy and fuchs’ dystrophy
  • management of complicated cases including glued iol, cataract extraction & iol implantation, glaucoma, failed grafts, and scarred corneas

this book is a stellar resource on the surgical management of patients with corneal disease. it will benefit both trainees and practicing ophthalmologists – and is a must-have for specialists who perform corneal surgery.

keratoconus recent advances in diagnosis and treatment

jorge l. alió


as a degenerative disorder of the eye, keratoconus can cause substantial distortion of vision, with multiple images, streaking, and sensitivity to light all reported by patients. keratoconus: recent advances in diagnosis and treatment updates ophthalmologists about the innovations that have occurred within the last decade, discussing the diagnostic imaging techniques that have been developed for keratoconus diagnosis, understanding of how examination techniques are related to the evolution of keratoconus, and how to indicate the different therapeutic tools that have been created for keratoconus over the last several years. additionally, fundamentals for new diagnostic elements, based on the mathematical, physical and biomechanical data are analyzed in depth for a better understanding of the essential diagnostic steps for the clinician to guide patients towards the most adequate therapeutic tool in the case. modern keratoplasty techniques, assisted by femtosecond lasers or other devices, are also covered and these techniques, along with the emerging conservative treatments, have added to more precise control of the evolution of the disease.show more

basic and clinical science course bcsc 2016 2017 external disease and cornea section 8

robert w. weisenthal


keep your ophthalmic knowledge current with the academy's 2016-2017 basic and clinical science course (bcsc). bcsc is the most extensive compilation of ophthalmic scientific research and clinical experience, and it is continually updated by a faculty of more than 80 expert ophthalmologists. section 8 covers a range of topics, including ocular surface disorders and their treatment. infectious diseases and immune-mediated disorders of the external eye and corneal dystrophies are also covered.show more

basic and clinical science course bcsc 2016 2017 orbit eyelids and lacrimal system section 7

jill annette foster


keep your ophthalmic knowledge current with the academy's 2016-2017 basic and clinical science course (bcsc). bcsc is the most extensive compilation of ophthalmic scientific research and clinical experience, and it is continually updated by a faculty of more than 80 expert ophthalmologists. section 7 contains information on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic and traumatic conditions of the orbit and accessory structures. it includes many new images and six surgical videos. the videos can be viewed by scanning the qr code included in the book.show more

corneal collagen cross linking 2016

mazen m. sinjab


this book provides comprehensive coverage of corneal collagen cross-linking (cxl), a major management modality for keratoconus and ectatic corneal disorders. all aspects are covered, including refractive and non-refractive surgery indications, models of application, safety, efficacy, performance, outcome measures, evidence of cxl, complications, contraindications, use in children, and controversies. the discussion reflects the considerable progress that has been made in understanding of the modality since its development in the late 1990s. detailed attention is paid to new concepts, changing surgical techniques and indications, the latest evidence-based science and research, and the future of cxl. guidance is also provided on the use of cxl in combination with other modalities, such as lasik, prk, intracorneal ring implantation and others. the text is accompanied by numerous high-quality color illustrations. corneal collagen cross linking will provide the reader with a sound grasp of the technique and its use and will hopefully also serve as a stimulus to further research and advances.show more

cornea 4th edition

mark j. mannis


highly praised in its first three editions, cornea has become a market-leading cornerstone text and the immediate go-to resource for anyone working in this hugely popular and evolving sub-specialty. offered over two volumes and featuring the knowledge of over 200 experts worldwide, it presents state-of-the-art coverage of the expanding range of contemporary corneal surgery, new diagnostic technology, and medical management of corneal and external disease as well as ocular surface disease. this updated edition includes 20 brand-new chapters and 60 video clips, while an enhanced focus on images provides key visual guidance in this challenging field.show more

mastering endothelial keratoplasty 2016 volume ii dsaek dmek e dmek pdek air pump assisted pdek and others

soosan jacob

volume 2 of this edited book covers management of complex situations and complications. topics such as combined surgeries, ek in complex situations, management of complications, graft management, and rho-associated kinase (rock) inhibitors have been covered as well. basics and various surgical techniques have been covered in volume 1 of mastering endothelial keratoplasty. endothelial keratoplasty is a field of great interest to all corneal surgeons. it is an exciting and evolving field in corneal transplantation as the newer techniques of dsaek, dmek, e-dmek and pdek have inherent advantages that make them supersede the older techniques by far. hence, in today's scenario with the clearly superior results that these techniques offer, it is imperative for all corneal surgeons to learn them and know everything about managing the patient from the pre-operative to the postoperative period. this two-volume book is a must-read for the beginner as well as the established ophthalmologist with interest in corneal transplantation.
it is also a must-have for educational institutions, hospital- based libraries and for post-graduate students, fellows and residents who want to expand their knowledge.

mastering endothelial keratoplasty 2016 volume i dsaek dmek e dmek pdek air pump assisted pdek and others

soosan jacob

volume 1 of this edited book covers basics of endothelial keratoplasty and various surgical techniques currently in use. chapters on dsaek, dmek, big bubble, air pump-assisted and endoilluminator assisted dmek/pdek, pre-descemet's endothelial keratoplasty (pdek), and descemet's membrane endothelial transfer (dmet) complete the topics on various surgical procedures. complex situations and complications have been covered in volume 2 of mastering endothelial keratoplasty. endothelial keratoplasty is a field of great interest to all corneal surgeons. it is an exciting and evolving field in corneal transplantation as the newer techniques of dsaek, dmek, e-dmek and pdek have inherent advantages that make them supersede the older techniques by far. hence, in today's scenario with the clearly superior results that these techniques offer, it is imperative for all corneal surgeons to learn them and know everything about managing the patient from the pre-operative to the postoperative period. this two-volume book is a must-read for the beginner as well as the established ophthalmologist with interest in corneal transplantation.
it is also a must-have for educational institutions, hospital- based libraries and for post-graduate students, fellows and residents who want to expand their knowledge.

endoscopic surgery of the lacrimal drainage system

presutti, livio, mattioli, francesco (eds.)

this manual covers all aspects of endoscopic surgery of the lacrimal drainage system. step-by-step descriptions are provided of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (dcr) and its use in revision surgery, accompanied by numerous helpful photographs and anatomical drawings. in addition, clear flow charts are included to aid in diagnostic and surgical decision making and identify surgical indications. essential information is provided on anatomy, physiology and pathology and an individual chapter is devoted to imaging of the lacrimal drainage system. further topics include lacrimal probes and stents, potential complications of surgery, and endoscopic dcr in the pediatric age group. this book will assist the practitioner in negotiating the steep learning curve involved in gaining the skills needed to perform endoscopic surgery of the lacrimal drainage system, which offers significant advantages in terms of avoidance of external incisions and maintenance of the lacrimal pump.  

corneal transplantation

hjortdal, jesper (ed.)

this textbook reviews the novel techniques employed in corneal transplantation. it will assist fellows and corneal surgeons in using these techniques to best effect and in selecting patients for surgical procedures, taking into account the benefits and risks. until 15 years ago the state-of-the art type of corneal transplantation was penetrating keratoplasty. since the start of this millennium, however, important advances have been made in developing new surgical techniques. today, the vast majority of keratoplasty procedures are performed as delicate lamellar procedures, either with the assistance of fine microkeratomes or femtosecond lasers or using very advanced surgical dissection procedures. corneal transplantation provides detailed information on these and other advances, which have helped patients undergoing keratoplasty to achieve a much faster visual recovery and a more stable eye with less risk of rejection episodes.

text and atlas on corneal pigmentation

by rodríguez alejandra, alió jorge l, amesty maría alejandra, bahrawy mohamed el

the book consolidates all the scientific information available on keratopigmentation that guide ophthalmologists and, in particular, corneal surgeons to use this technique for many patients who will benefit from its cosmetic therapeutic applications, functional therapeutic applications or even purely cosmetic applications. the book is divided into three sections with the first section covering topics related to keratopigmentation such as its history, various techniques that are employed, instruments that are used for the techniques and so on. the second section is presented as experimental atlas of keratopigmentation that will aid the readers to understand tremendously on how to use the adequate pigments and the adequate techniques from the experimental animal model to the human use keratopigmentation. the third section, clinical atlas of keratopigmentation is explained thoroughly with the help of three sub parts of the section that covers several important case studies, most of which have been selected for therapeutic purposes while some of them are really truly cosmetic that open a new outlook on the use of pigments to change the apparent color of the eye.

dr agarwals textbook on corneal topography including pentacam and anterior segment oct

by agarwal amar

the book is a comprehensive literature on the corneal topography which includes methods, machines, software and surgical implications. clinical correlations, diagnosis in corneal pathologies, pre and post refractive surgery changes assessment are some of the major highlights of the sections. newer modalities of topographic screening and wavefront guided refractive surgeries are also discussed widespread in the book. glued intraocular lens, aberropia, higher order aberrations, aberrometry, pentacam, applications of anterior segment optical coherence tomography are also covered. the text book provides the readers with widespread knowledge on corneal topography including interpretation, selection criteria’s, preoperative screening, basics and newer machine models. it also includes the alpins method of vector analysis used for astigmatism assessment. corneal wavefront-guided retreatments, optical path difference (opd) scanning system, selective zonal ablation, topographic linked excimer laser ablation and implantable collamer lens have also been explained. various aberrometers and their working principles have been dealt in detail. with the merging of the fields of cataract, refractive surgeries and imaging technology; anterior segment surgeons are expected to be well versed in understanding diagnostic technologies after reading this book.

mastering corneal surgery recent advances and current techniques

by amar agarwal

mastering corneal surgery: recent advances and current techniques comprehensively covers all the recent advances in the existing techniques for common and rare corneal conditions, as well as presents the potential intraoperative circumstances the surgeon can face with their patients. mastering corneal surgery: recent advances and current techniques by dr. amar agarwal and dr. thomas john, along with more than 50 contributors, cover the most recent innovations in corneal surgery, including corneal procedures in combination with iol implantation in eyes with deficient capsules, and combining endothelial keratoplasty with iol repositioning. bonus! extensive high-quality video demonstrations of the techniques discussed inside mastering corneal surgery: recent advances and current techniques enhances the written text, creating a superior resource. the 28 videos, combined with the written text, clinical photographs and pictures, furthers the learning process more than learning from text or video alone. mastering corneal surgery: recent advances and current techniques covers all the recent advances in the existing techniques for common and rare corneal conditions and presents the potential intraoperative circumstances the surgeon can encounter with their patients. the general ophthalmologist and cornea specialist will welcome the novel surgical methods and their differences from the existing techniques highlighted inside this cutting-edge resource.

age related macular degeneration current management

by jay s. duker m.d., andre j. witkin m.d.

retinal disease in general, and age-related macular degeneration (amd) specifically, is of major interest worldwide due to the increasing aging population and the revolution in management of wet amd over the past several years. age-related macular degeneration presents an up-to-date, clinically relevant monograph on the current diagnosis and management of amd. age-related macular degeneration by drs. jay s. duker and andre j. witkin serves as a reference for ophthalmologists treating amd in the clinic as well as other eye care professionals who see and counsel patients with amd. chapters will focus on the pathogenesis and risk factors for amd, the diagnosis of amd, treatment options, and promising investigative interventions. to help readers gain familiarity recognizing amd, the book contains multiple images in different formats: high quality color fundus photographs, black- and-white angiograms, black-and-white autofluorence images, and both color and black-and-white oct images. relevant to current management of amd, age-related macular degeneration: current management concentrates on “clinical utility” rather than emphasizing published studies, filling the current void in the market for the general ophthalmology and optometry audience. comprehensive ophthalmologists, optometrists and retinal specialists will appreciate the book’s practical approach to amd.

age related macular degeneration 2nd edition

by john b. kerrison

stay up to date with the latest developments in your field with the highly-anticipated second edition of age-related macular degeneration. this comprehensive text covers recent advances in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment including promising new developments that will affect your patient care. dr. virgil alfaro and his colleagues at retina consultants of charleston bring you their expertise in the areas of basic science, imaging, prevention, treatment, and more.


  • learn from a renowned group of retina surgeons who address all aspects of management, including anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; imaging of the macula in armd, prevention measures and treatment; and future directions in the field.
  • gain a solid foundation in intravenous fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, and optical coherence tomography, as well as antivege therapy and related new drugs, optimizing your diagnosis and treatment options.
  • understand the significant change in the classification system of choroidal neovascular membranes in armd.
  • get up-to-date information on treating armd secondary to geographic atrophy through cell transplantation and pharmacologic therapies.
  • easily visualize key aspects of armd thanks to high-quality illustrations and photographs.
  • find the information you need quickly by referencing individual chapters that offer comprehensive and inclusive coverage of the topic at hand.

now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:

  • complete content with enhanced navigation
  • powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

advances in medical and surgical cornea from diagnosis to procedure

by bennie h. jeng (editor)

  • presents up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of medical and surgical corneal diseases
  • focuses especially on the impact of new technology
  • describes and discusses the latest surgical techniques

this book presents up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of the spectrum of medical and surgical corneal diseases, with a special focus on new technology. the latest tools for diagnosing ocular surface disease, infectious keratitis, and ocular allergies are discussed, along with novel treatment options for these entities. the impact of progress in imaging and contact lens technology on the management of corneal conditions is fully described, and the efficacy of corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and corneal ectasia is evaluated. detailed attention is devoted to the latest surgical techniques, including lamellar keratoplasty, endothelial keratoplasty, keratoprosthesis, and laser-assisted penetrating keratoplasty. in addition, the role of the eye bank in facilitating corneal procedures is explained. advances in medical and surgical cornea is written by leading authorities who share a passion for effective, cutting-edge care. it will be invaluable for both experienced ophthalmologists and trainees.

2014 2015 basic and clinical science course bcsc section 8 external disease and cornea

external disease and corneaamerican academy of ophthalmology (author), robert w. weisenthal md (editor)

discusses the structure and function of the cornea and external eye and reviews relevant examination techniques. covers infectious and ocular surface diseases; disorders and surgery of the ocular surface; immune-mediated and neoplastic disorders; and congenital anomalies and degenerations. a chapter on the genetics of corneal dystrophies reflects the ic3d classification. toxic and traumatic injuries and corneal transplantation are also reviewed.

upon completion of section 8, readers should be able to:

describe the anatomy and molecular biology of the cornea
recognize the distinctive signs of specific diseases of the ocular surface and cornea
outline the steps in an ocular examination for corneal or external eye disease and choose the appropriate laboratory and other diagnostic tests
assess the indications and techniques of surgical procedures for managing corneal disease, trauma, and refractive error

ocular surface disorders

author: benitez-del-castillo jose m, lemp michael a.

this book, ocular surface disorders, is a comprehensive and definitive text on the diseases of the ocular surface. it has been written by a galaxy of eminent international contributors and draws together current knowledge of the epidemiology, clinical expression, pathophysiology and available medical and surgical therapy for ocular surface diseases. the aim of the book is to assist ocular surface specialists, general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and residents to understand the underlying facets of the physiology and pathophysiology of the ocular surface. this will provide a better context for identifying patients at risk of developing ocular surface diseases, for accurately diagnosing patients, assessing disease severity, developing a treatment plan and monitoring the response to therapy.

lacrimal drainage surgery

author: isloor suresh d

this book, lacrimal drainage surgery, deals with drainage surgery. tearing disorders are among the most common dilemmas that ophthalmologists encounter. restoration of lacrimal system patency involves surgical techniques that are challenging to master and frequently have unpredictable results. the close relation between eyes and nose demands an interdisciplinary approach. ophthalmologists and rhinologists work together in the treatment of lacrimal drainage system to produce the best results. interdisciplinary cooperation between ophthalmologists and rhinologists has advanced the present day treatment of lacrimal disorders. there is no single method for the lacrimal drainage surgery. there are different approaches for the surgical management of nasolacrimal disorders. lacrimal drainage surgery can be a problem to many eye surgeons. the chapters on anatomy, osteology and physiology of lacrimation are dealt with in a very precise manner. diagnostic tests are dealt with in detail and the various aspects of surgery are clearly described with the help of figures. the book has also dealt with recent concepts and advances including the use of laser in dacryocystorhinostomy. it will be useful both to the novice and to the experienced surgeon, who deals with dacryocystorhinostomy as also for the postgraduate student in updating his knowledge on the subject.

the lacrimal system diagnosis management and surgery second edition

by adam j. cohen, michael mercandetti, brian brazzo
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recurrent erosion syndrome and epithelial edema in vivo morphology in the human cornea

by helena m. tabery
this book presents high-magnification in vivo images of the morphology of recurrent corneal erosions and epithelial edema as captured by non-contact photomicrography. part i of the book, on recurrent erosion syndrome, displays images covering a broad spectrum of epithelial changes, including manifestations of the ongoing underlying pathological process and epithelial activity aimed at elimination of abnormal elements or repair. the dynamics of the interplay between these opposing forces are captured in sequential photographs that aid interpretation. part ii of the book demonstrates typical features of corneal epithelial edema and also covers the contemporaneous occurrence, and dynamics, of phenomena indistinguishable from those commonly seen in recurrent erosion syndrome. both parts include case reports illustrating typical features and documenting variability in symptoms and findings over time. the presented morphology will facilitate understanding of clinical appearances and assist in differential diagnosis.

principles and practice of lacrimal surgery

by mohammad javed ali (editor)
lacrimal disorders are one of the very common conditions encountered not only by the oculoplastic surgeons but also by the general ophthalmologists in their daily practice. written by global experts in the field of dacyrology, this book is a comprehensive, updated practical guide on evaluation and management of patients with lacrimal diseases. this up-to-date reference work covers all aspects of the field including the basic anatomy and underlying pathology, evaluation of a patient, and all surgical procedures currently used in managing various disorders in an organized fashion. surgical modalities including the endoscopic approaches are thoroughly and succinctly reviewed with ample illustrations for better understanding. since familiarity with a surgical technique is incomplete without the knowledge of risk factors and red flags, an emphasis on dealing with surgical complications and failure has received priority in this treatise. controversial topics and treatment dilemmas have been discussed in detail with the objective of reviewing the present consensus among the experts.

keratoprostheses and artificial corneas fundamentals and surgical applications

by m. soledad cortina, jose de la cruz
this book covers the field of keratoprosthesis in detail and focuses specifically on the boston type 1 keratoprosthesis (kpro), which is the device most widely used today. extensive information is provided on all aspects of kpro surgery, from history and preoperative evaluation to surgical techniques and postoperative management of complications. surgical videos are included that will aid both beginning and advanced corneal surgeons in mastering these procedures. in addition, essential basic science concepts relevant to keratoprosthesis surgery are explained and other keratoprostheses in use around the world are considered. a brief overview of integrating artificial corneas is provided and the future of keratoprosthesis is also discussed. the book is written by some of the most distinguished and renowned experts in the field.

femtosecond laser assisted keratoplasty

author: alio jorge l, vega alfredo, soria felipe

the book aims to instruct the corneal surgeon in the ways in which femtosecond lasers can be used for corneal grafting surgery. they focus on the use of femtosecond laser technology in corneal surgery. the use of femtosecond lasers has improved the methods of making corneal grafting surgery a better and more controllable technique with better outcomes. this technology is applied to not only to corneal refractive surgery but also to other procedures, such as tunnel creation for intracorneal rings and segment implantations, pockets for intracorneal inlays and rings, astigmatic incisions and for cataract surgery incisions. they also discusses about how to use the different elements involved in the procedure such as artificial anterior chambers and how femtosecond laser technology is used in the cutting interfaces. this technology has the capability of controlling the cut and the profile with less potential surgical trauma, which will makes a perfect environment for an adequately precise donor-recipient size matc

smolin and thofts the cornea scientific foundations and clinical practice edition 4

by c. stephen foster (editor), dimitri t. azar (editor), claes h. dohlman (editor)

smolin and thoft’s the cornea is often praised as the best available source of information on corneal and external diseases. this new edition, with its greatly expanded color atlas section, continues to provide guidance on diagnosing and managing problems associated with the cornea. it is now fully updated and contains additional information on corneal surgery, refractive surgery, and stem cell grafting, and a new chapter on optical and therapeutic contact lenses.

smolin and thoft’s the cornea is often praised as the best available source of information on corneal and external diseases. this new edition, with its greatly expanded color atlas section, continues to provide guidance on diagnosing and managing problems associated with the cornea. it is now fully updated and contains additional information on corneal surgery, refractive surgery, and stem cell grafting, and a new chapter on optical and therapeutic contact lenses.

age related macular degeneration 2

by jennifer i. lim (editor)

the value of age-related macular degeneration has stood the test of time, but progress in both basic and clinical ophthalmology has been relentless, mandating the need for an updated book. this second edition focuses on the pathophysiology and the epidemiology of age-related macular degeneration (amd), the clinical features and management of dry and wet amd, imaging techniques, and medical therapy for both non-neovascular amd and neovascular amd. it describes both clinically validated and experimental therapies as well as rehabilitation technology, and presents strategies to prevent the progression of non-exudative amd. results from current clinical trials are also included.

new chapters in this edition cover:

  • genetics and treatment
  • oxidative stress and its relation to the pathophysiology of amd and cnv (choroidal neovascularization—a common symptom of wet amd)
  • polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
  • microperimetry and psychophysical testing and ways to track geographic atrophy progression
  • non-vegf pathways
  • retinal stem cells

corneal collagen cross linking

by farhad, ed. hafezi ed., j. bradley randleman
the first of its kind, this comprehensive book, corneal collagen cross-linking, brings together cross-linking theory, treatment, outcomes, complications and their management. corneal collagen cross-linking provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the cross-linking (cxl) process, including the basic science foundations, treatment protocols and outcomes, recognition and management of potential complications, and modifications of the standard protocol for special circumstances. inside the pages of corneal collagen cross-linking, dr. farhad hafezi and dr. j. bradley randleman include the latest available information on cxl and additional clinical applications, including cxl for infectious keratitis and corneal edema, cxl combined with other treatments for improved refractive outcomes in patients with keratoconus and ectasia after lasik, and cxl in the pediatric population. corneal collagen cross-linking is a perfect resource for a wide range of clinicians and researchers, including general ophthalmologists, refractive surgeons, corneal specialists, pediatric ophthalmologists, and optometrists.

cornea handbook

by william b. trattler, parag majmudar, jodi ian luchs, tracy swartz
cornea handbook is your comprehensive, go-to reference for accessing the fundamentals of corneal conditions, surgeries, and examination technologies. including pages of relevant information, color images, and an easy-to-understand style, this handbook is an indispensable resource for all ophthalmologists, optometrists, and ophthalmic students. drs. william b. trattler, parag a. majmudar, and jodi ian luchs, and tracy swartz have written cornea handbook with both the novice and advanced clinician in mind. packed with essential information on everything from basic anatomy to surgical complications, readers are bound to find this handbook chock full of valuable knowledge, helpful images, and important details. some topics covered include: basic anatomy and physiology corneal infections, inflammations, and surface disorders metabolic disorders corneal dystrophies and degenerations trauma/chemical injuries diagnostic tools corneal surgery procedures and complications whether you are new to the field or a senior ophthalmologist looking for a review of corneal conditions, cornea handbook will be a vital addition to your ophthalmic collection and a handy resource for your everyday use.

cornea and refractive atlas of clinical wisdom

by samir melki (editor), mark fava (editor)
cornea and refractive atlas of clinical wisdom, edited by dr. samir a. melki and dr. mark a. fava, gathers unique observations that experienced eye surgeons have learned in their daily treatment of patients. each chapter begins with a detailed description of the condition from diagnosis to symptoms to complications to eventual treatment methods.

features include:
diagnostic and medical management of the disease.
anecdotal experience that has been proven correct over the years vs. the type of information that is awaited for from a large clinical trial.
full color images reinforce the information presented in the book.
cornea and refractive atlas of clinical wisdom also includes a condensed summary of diagnostic pearls acquired through the years from personal experience with a focus on diagnosis and medical management.

some topics include:
imaging and diagnostics:
iol power, corneal topography
ocular surface disorders:
ocular chemical injury, dry eye syndrome
infectious disease:
fungal keratitis, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis
inflammatory diseases:
scleritis, stevens-johnson syndrome
neoplasia and epithelial downgrowth:
melanocytic lesions of the ocular surface
dystrophies and degeneration:
keratoconus, corneal transplant rejection
refractive surgery:
lasik flap folds, corneal ectasia after lasik
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