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Clinical Ocular Pharmacology

Written by experts in the field, this comprehensive resource offers valuable information on the practical uses of drugs in primary eye care. Discussions of the pharmacology of ocular drugs such as anti-infective agents, anti-glaucoma drugs, and anti-allergy drugs lead to more in-depth information on ocular drugs used to treat a variety of disorders, including diseases of the eyelids, corneal diseases, ocular infections, and glaucoma. The book also covers ocular toxicology, focusing on drug interactions, ocular effects of systemic drugs, and life-threatening systemic emergencies.

Hardbound, 816 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7576-5


  • Part One: Fundamental Concepts in Ocular Pharmacy

    Chapter 1: Pharmacotherapy of the Ophthalmic

    Chapter 2: Ophthalmic Drug Formulations

    Chapter 3: Ophthalmic Drug Delivery

    Chapter 4: Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Aspects of Ocular Drug Administration

    Chapter 5: Legal Aspects of Drug Administration

    Part Two: Pharmacology of Ocular Drugs

    Chapter 6: Local Anesthetics

    Chapter 7: Analgesics for Treatment of Acute Ocular Pain

    Chapter 8: Mydriatic and Mydrilytics

    Chapter 9: Cycloplegics

    Chapter 10: Ocular Hypotensive Drugs

    Chapter 11: Anti-Infective Drugs

    Chapter 12: Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    Chapter 13: Antiallergy Drugs and Decongestants

    Chapter 14: Preparations for Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease

    Chapter 15: Antiedema Drugs

    Chapter 16: Dyes

    Chapter 17: Nutritional Agents

    Chapter 18: Drugs for Retinal Diseases

    Part Three: Ocular Drugs in Clinical Practice

    Chapter 19: Topical and Regional Anesthesia

    Chapter 20: Dilation of the Pupil

    Chapter 21: Cycloplegic Refraction

    Chapter 22: Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders

    Chapter 23: Diseases of the Eyelids

    Chapter 24: Diseases of the Lacrimal System

    Chapter 25: Diseases of the Conjunctiva

    Chapter 26: Diseases of the Cornea

    Chapter 27: Allergic Eye Disease

    Chapter 28: Diseases of the Sclera

    Chapter 29: Uveitis

    Chapter 30: Postoperative Care of the Cataract Patient

    Chapter 31: Diseases of the Retina

    Chapter 32: Thyroid-Related Eye Disease

    Chapter 33: Pharmacologic Management of Strabismus

    Chapter 34: Medical Management of the Glaucomas

    Part Four: Toxicology

    Chapter 35: Ocular Effects of Systemic Drugs


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