Anterior Eye Disease and Therapeutics A-Z - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780729539579, 9780729579575

Anterior Eye Disease and Therapeutics A-Z

2nd Edition

Authors: Adrian Bruce Michael Loughnan
eBook ISBN: 9780729579575
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th May 2011

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An indispensable ready-reference for eye-care professionals in Australia and New Zealand

This newly-updated edition of Anterior Eye Disease and Therapeutics A-Z is a dictionary-style clinical guide to diagnosing and managing anterior eye conditions using ocular therapeutics.

This easily accessible ophthalmology textbook offers succinct descriptions of over 160 anterior segment eye conditions – from Bacterial Conjunctivitis to Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Vitamin A Deficiency – including 7 new conditions.

Each anterior segment eye condition is supported by full colour clinical photographs, along with treatment protocols, down-to-earth advice, differential diagnoses and/or therapy alternatives.

Anterior Eye Disease and Therapeutics A-Z, 2nd Edition is an indispensable eye-care textbook for busy primary care and specialist practitioners. It is also a concise encyclopaedia for students, making it an essential ophthalmology resource.

Key Features

  • pocket-sized A-Z format
  • a comprehensive, fully-updated appendix – medication and procedures
  • covers 165 anterior segment eye conditions including 7 new conditions
  • 12 new easy-to-use condition classification indexes to assist with differential diagnoses
  • new video footage of eye movements and surgical procedures
  • 500 new self-test questions
  • new online image bank
  • full colour clinical photographs of each anterior segment eye condition

Table of Contents

A-Z Guide
A-Z table
Acanthamoeba keratitis
Actinic keratosis
Acute allergic blepharoconjunctivitis
Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis
Allergic Eye Disease: Classification
Atopic keratoconjunctivitis
Bacterial conjunctivits
Bacterial keratitis
Band keratopathy
Basal cell carcinoma
Bells Palsy - Facial Paralysis
Blepharitis - anterior.
Blepharitis - posterior.
Bullous Keratopathy: Pseudophakic and aphakic
Caruncular cysts
Cataract classification
Cataract Surgery Complications
Cataract incisions
Chemical burns
Chlamydial conjunctivitis
Climatic Droplet Keratopathy
Conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia
Conjunctival lymphoma
Conjunctival papilloma
Conjunctival pigmented lesions
Conjunctival scarring
Conjunctivitis - overview
Conjunctivochalasis and chemosis
Contact lenses – Gas Permeable (GP)
Contact lenses – Soft 
Contact lens-related conditions
Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
corneal degenerations, dystrophies and depositions - grouping
corneal degenerations, dystrophies and depositions - overview
Corneal edema – overview
Corneal Grafts
Corneal Grafts: Lamellar Keratoplasty
Corneal Grafts: Rejection
Corneal infiltrates - overview
Corneal opacities - peripheral
Crocodile shagreen
Crystalline keratopathy
Cysts of the eyelid
Dendritic ulcer - Herpes Simplex Keratitis
Descemet's Membrane Breaks
Disciform keratitis
Dry Eye syndromes - overview
Dry Eye Syndromes-Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
Ectopia lentis
Endothelial Opacities
Epiblepharon and Epicanthic folds
Epibulbar choristoma - dermoids, dermolipomas
Episcleritis - simple and nodular
Epithelial and fibrous ingrowth
Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy
Exposure keratopathy
Eyelid - Hot, Eyelid Tarsal Conjunctiva
Eyelid and Lacrimal
Eyelid trauma -haematoma
Filamentary Keratopathy
Filtering blebs
Flash burn
Floppy Eyelid Syndrome
Folliclular conjunctivitis
Foreign body - corneal and conjunctival
Fuch's endothelial dystrophy
Fuch's heterochromic iridocyclytis
Fungal keratitis
Giant papillary conjunctivitis
Glaucoma - acute angle closure
Gonococcal conjunctivitis
Granular stromal dystrophy
Herpes Simplex Keratitis - overview
Herpes simplex - primary keratoblepharoconjunctivitis
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus
Hordeolum - internal and external
Hyphaema - Blunt trauma
Infectious crystalline keratopathy
Interstitial keratitis
Intraocular lenses
Irido-corneal dysgenesis
Irido-corneal endotheliopathy
Iris and Lens Conditions - grouping
Iris cysts and benign tumours
Iron lines
Keratitis - grouping
Keratoconus-forme fruste
Lattice stromal dystrophy
Lice - Phthiriasis palpebrarum
Limbal stem cell deficiency
Lipid keratopathy
Macular stromal dystrophy
Marginal keratitis
Meesmann’s epithelial dystrophy
Melanoma - conjunctival
Melonoma - eyelid
Melanoma and naevus of the iris
Membranous and Pseudomembranous Conjunctivitis
Molluscum contagiosum
Mooren ulcer
Naevus - eyelid
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction – congenital
Neurotrophic keratopathy
Ocular Cicatricial pemphigoid
Ophthalmia neonatorum
Pannus and pseudopterygia
Pellucid marginal degeneration
Penetrating Eye Injuries
Perforation - corneal
Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis
Persistant Epithelial Defects
Phlyctenulosis - conjunctival, corneal
Posterior capsule opacification
Posterior polymorphous dystrophy
Preseptal cellulitis
Pseudoexfoliation of the lens capsule (PXF)
Ptosis and pseudoptosis
Punctal stenosis
Pyogenic granuloma
Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome
Red eye hot overview
Red eye quiet overview
Refractive Surgery-Lasik
Refractive Surgery-RK and PRK
Reis-Buckler’s dystrophy
Retention cyst and lymphangiectasia
Rheumatoid Arthriritis and the Eye
Rosacea Keratitis
Salzmann nodular degeneration
Scleritis-thinning and necrosis
Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
Sebaceous cell carcinoma
Seborrhoeic keratosis
Skin - lumps, bumps grouping
Skin tumors – benign
Skin tumors – overview
Squamous cell carcinoma – lid
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Sub-conjunctival hemorrhage
Superficial punctate keratopathy (SPK)
Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
Surgical signs and complications - grouping
Tear film anomaly - grouping
Terrien's marginal degeneration
Thygeson's SPK
Toxic Keratopathy
Trauma overview
Trichiasis, pseudotrichiasis, distachiasis, metaplastic lashes and trichotillomania
Uveitis: anterior – classification
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis
Vitamin A Deficiency
Vortex keratopathy


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About the Author

Adrian Bruce

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Optometrist, Victorian College of Optometry, University of Melbourne, Australia

Michael Loughnan

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Staff Specialist, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Victoria, Australia