Key Features

  • Sharpen your diagnostic and surgical skills for all corneal and external eye disorders - including tumors, dystrophic and degenerative disorders, inflammatory diseases, corneal manifestations of systemic disease, traumatic injuries, and therapeutic and reconstructive surgical procedures. 
  • Rely on the expertise of internationally renowned ophthalmologists who have developed many innovative techniques for diagnosing and treating corneal and external eye diseases.

Table of Contents

1 Corneal Slit Lamp Techniques

2 Diseases of the Lid: Anatomic Abnormalities

3 Diseases of the Lid: Tumors

4 Diseases of the Lid: Inflammatory (Blepharitis), Immunologic, Infectious, and Traumatic

5 Disorders of Tear Production and the Lacrimal System

6 Conjunctival Disease: Tumors and Anatomic Abnormalities

7 Conjunctivitis

8 Normal Anatomy and Developmental Abnormalities of the Cornea

9 Corneal Manifestations of Systemic Disease and Therapy

10 Lid, Conjunctival, and Corneal Manifestations of Chemical and Biological Warfare

11 Corneal Dystrophies, Ectatic Disorders, and Degenerations

12 Corneal Infections

13 Interstitial Keratitis

14 Noninfectious Keratopathy

15 Immunologic Disorders of the Cornea

16 Corneal Trauma

17 Contact Lens Complications

18 Disorders of the Sclera

19 Iris Tumors

20 Anterior Uveitis

21 Penetrating Keratoplasty

22 Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK)

23 Endothelial Keratoplasty

24 Therapeutic and Reconstructive Procedures

25 Refractive Surgery


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About the authors

Jay Krachmer

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Chairman (retired), Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA Professor and Chair

David A Palay

Affiliations and Expertise

David A Palay MD Associate Clinical Professor Department of Ophthalmology Emory University Atlanta, GA USA