2-Volume Set with DVD (Expert Consult: Online and Print)


  • Jay Krachmer, MD, Former Chairman (retired), Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA Professor and Chair
  • Mark Mannis, MD, FACS MD, FACS, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, UC Davis Health System Eye Center, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Edward Holland, MD MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Director of Cornea Service, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Cornea, edited by Drs. Krachmer, Mannis & Holland, is the only truly comprehensive clinical reference available that covers external disease, anterior uveitis, and the expanding range of contemporary corneal surgery. In this Third Edition, state-of-the-art coverage, 25 brand-new chapters, and 45 new videos provide expert guidance on performing femtosecond-assisted penetrating keratoplasty, DSAEK, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, and many other cutting-edge techniques. Plus, you’ll have easy access to the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-06387-6


"The quality of clinical photographs and illustrations is uniformly superior throughout the book... This is an authoritative, well-written, and invaluable source of information on cornea and external disease. It is a must-have for all corneal specialists and residency programs. It is several notches above any other textbook in this area. The third edition is a timely update, with the considerable developments in many areas of this specialty since the previous edition."

Doody's Publishers' Club 100/100 - ***** 

"The chapters clearly present a comprehensive, logical, and didactic approach to the subject matter. The illustrations in the volumes are of a very high quality, with clinical and histopathological images in full color. I recommend Cornea since it provides a comprehensive, integrated compendium of knowledge on the basic science and clinical aspects of the cornea." 

Ophthalmic Research: Journal for Research in Experimental and Clinical Ophthalmology

"This book represents a complete, exhaustive, and comprehensive resource of information on corneal disease. The breadth, language and presentation contribute to making this a one-stop source of corneal information for students and specialists alike. This multi-authored book is written by the best minds in the fraternity of corneal specialists. It is a must-have for all corneal specialists and residency programs. It is several notches above any other textbook in this area."

- Surendra Basti, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

4 Star - Doody's Publishers, March 2013